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Bloomberg: Stocks Retreat on Trade Concern; Oil Slips on OPEC: Markets Wrap
Asian stocks dropped Monday amid investor concern the exchange of threats between China and the U.S. is the precursor of a full-blown trade war. Oil fell ahead of a key OPEC meeting this week, while the dollar steadied and Treasuries ticked lower. [more...]
Bloomberg: Bitcoin Could Break the Internet, Central Bank Overseer Says
The Bank for International Settlements just told the cryptocurrency world it’s not ready for prime time -- and as far as mainstream financial services go, may never be. [more...]
Bloomberg: Iran Says Three OPEC Members to Veto Saudi-Proposed Supply Boost
Iran says Venezuela and Iraq will join it in blocking a proposal to increase oil production that’s backed by Saudi Arabia and Russia when OPEC and its allies meet in Vienna this week. [more...]
Bloomberg: Angela Merkel’s Political Future Is At Risk
Germany’s crisis over migration policy enters a critical phase this week with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s political future on the line and the ripples already being felt across Europe. [more...]
Bloomberg: Unloved British Stocks Trigger a Buy Signal for Morgan Stanley
Ructions in Westminster and angst over Brexit negotiations shouldn’t stop investors from buying U.K. stocks that remain undervalued and out of favor, according to Morgan Stanley. [more...]
Bloomberg: Theresa May Is Cornered by Brexit Enemies
Theresa May is surrounded. On one side, the U.K. prime minister has the European Union, sharpening its knives to defend the club of 27 remaining members against British “cherry picking” during Brexit talks. On the other side is her own Conservative party, split into two feuding tribes, either one of which could topple her from power. [more...]
Reuters: Asian shares, oil fall as U.S.-China trade spat escalates
Asian shares fell to a 2-1/2 week low on Monday after U.S. President Donald Trump cranked up trade tensions by going ahead with tariffs on Chinese imports, prompting Beijing to immediately respond in kind. [more...]
Reuters: Dollar stays near a seven-month peak, but trade tensions limit gains
The dollar edged up towards a seven-month high on Monday as investors bet the United States and China would avoid a full-blown trade war, although tensions between the two slowed its gains. [more...]
CNBC: The US should break the German lock on the European economy
Germany may only account for 3.4 percent of the world economy, but it is more than a quarter of the European Union's demand and output. The EU, in turn, is close to 20 percent of the world economy, and, based on last year's numbers, it takes $283.5 billion of U.S. exports, or 18.3 percent of America's total goods sold overseas. [more...]
CNBC: Google places a $550 million bet on China's second-largest e-commerce player
Tech giant Google said Monday it will invest more than half a billion dollars in China's second-largest e-commerce player, JD.com. As part of a strategic partnership, Google will put $550 million in cash into JD.com, the companies said in a statement.  [more...]
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