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Bloomberg: Stocks Mixed on Trade Volleys; Dollar, Oil Stable: Markets Wrap
Stocks in Asia put in a mixed session Thursday with Chinese equities again outperforming despite the ongoing tariff to-and-fro between China and the Trump administration. The dollar was steady, while oil held on to Wednesday’s losses. [more...]
Bloomberg: Saudi Arabia Says More Measures Coming as Trudeau Defends Stance
Saudi Arabia said it will continue to ratchet up pressure on Canada for criticizing the recent arrests of women activists, as Prime Minister Justin Trudeau upheld his stance on human rights. [more...]
Bloomberg: What Now for Saudi Arabia's Planned $2 Trillion Fund?
Saudi Arabia is now looking for Plan B to propel its sovereign wealth fund into the ranks of global giants. The initial plan was to raise at least $100 billion through an initial public offering of a small stake in Saudi Aramco, the state-owned oil company, in the second half of 2018. [more...]
Bloomberg: China Announces Date to Match $16 Billion U.S. Tariffs
China confirmed that it will impose 25 percent tariffs on an additional $16 billion worth of imports from the U.S. from Aug. 23, matching an earlier move from Washington in another ratchet higher for the trade war between the two nations. [more...]
Bloomberg: German Surplus, British Productivity, More Tariffs: Eco Day
As U.S. equities flirt with a fresh all-time high, the most optimistic strategist on Wall Street is doubling down on his view that the S&P 500 Index will soar 12 percent in less than five months. [more...]
Bloomberg: ‘Mystery’ Chinese Trades Fuel Aluminum's Biggest Gain Since May
Chinese traders are throwing their weight around in the aluminum market. On Wednesday, just when U.S. traders were settling in at their desks, counterparts on the other side of the globe were piling into the Shanghai Futures Exchange. [more...]
Bloomberg: Musk Mystery Enters Day 3 as Pressure to Show the Money Mounts
Wall Street and Washington have the same question for Elon Musk: Where’s the money? Two days after he vowed on Twitter that he had “funding secured” for a spectacular $82 billion deal to take Tesla Inc. private, he has offered no evidence to back up the statement. [more...]
Bloomberg: JPMorgan Says Trump May Sell Dollars as Weapon in U.S. Trade War
With the U.S. waging a trade war on several fronts, economists are starting to take seriously the idea that President Donald Trump could act on his preference for a weak dollar. [more...]
Bloomberg: Crypto’s $600 Billion Crash Hits a New Low
The 2018 selloff in cryptocurrencies plumbed new depths on Wednesday after the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission dented enthusiasts’ hopes for a VanEck exchange-traded fund backed by Bitcoin. [more...]
Reuters: Chinese state media accuse U.S. of 'mobster mentality', vow to fight tariffs
Chinese state media on Thursday accused the United States of a “mobster mentality” in its move to implement additional tariffs on Chinese goods, and warned Beijing had all the necessary means to fight back. [more...]
Reuters: Oil prices rebound after heavy declines over trade dispute
Oil prices on Thursday eked out gains on concerns about Iranian crude supplies as the U.S. hit Tehran with renewed sanctions, halting the previous session’s declines amid the escalating China-U.S. trade dispute and worries over China’s demand. [more...]
CNBC: Chinese tariffs on US gas exports may shift the global market
China's threats of new tariffs on $60 billion worth of U.S. imports will create shifts in the energy market, as American liquefied natural gas makes the list of goods Beijing will target, analysts said. [more...]
CNBC: Cryptocurrencies: Regulating the new economy
A special report by CNBC explaining how cryptocurrencies are regulated around the world. [more...]
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