TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 08/20 – 08/26

Friday 08/24

Markets wary as US-China trade talks end without breakthrough – business live – guardian

2018 Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium Agenda – calculatedriskblog
There’s a very high probability we’re in the end game for dollar strength, strategist says – CNBC

Trump has reportedly offered US funds to buy Italian debt – cnbc


Thursday 08/23

Markets nervous amid new US-China tariffs and Trump’s troubles – business live – guardian

PMIs Signal “US Economy Has Cooled” In Q2, Manufacturing “Has Led The Slowdown” – Zerohedge
U.S. economy set to slow from here on, damaged by trade war: Reuters poll – Reuters

Gear up for a no-deal Brexit: 5 areas investors should watch – Μarketwatch
Aramco IPO halted, oil giant disbands advisers – sources – Reuters
Trump is stepping up the trade war with China, and he’s convinced the US can win – businessinsider



Wednesday 08/22

The longest bull market might be another 1000 days away – robeco
Here’s the case against the ‘longest bull market’ in history – Marketwatch

US bull market becomes longest in history – ap

Welcome to the longest bull market in Wall Street history – Marketwatch

Even with Fed hiking rates, economists start talking about when the first rate cut will come – Marketwatch

FOMC Minutes: September Hike Coming; “Trade Disputes” Cited As Main Risk – Zerohedge

As Italy gets ready for a new budget, some experts are preparing for the worst – cnbc

China’s Xiaomi set to report first earnings as a public company as shares feel the pressure – cnbc



Tuesday 08/21

Dollar falls after Trump lashes out at Federal Reserve – business live – guardian

“This Has Never Happened Before”: JPM’s Kolanovic Spots An “Unprecedented Divergence” – Zerohedge
Majority of young workers have already tapped their retirement savings – cnbc
BofA’s “Emerging Market Crisis” Indicator Was Just Triggered – Zerohedge
Dallas Fed president says three or four more rate hikes then ‘assess’ course ahead – cnbc
Ghosts of the Euro-Area Debt Crisis Haunt Italy’s Bonds: Chart – Bloomberg

Greek Bad Loans Are a Drag Even After Crisis Shrank Bank Sector – Bloomberg
Dollar Tumbles On Trump’s Fed Attack, Sending Global Stocks Higher – Zerohedge
GUNDLACH: Hedge funds are betting against Treasurys like never before, and they could soon face massive losses – businessinsider



Monday 08/20

Greece exits bailout programme after eight years, but Turkish fears remain – business live – guardian

The gold rush is over – cnn
Greek Stocks Below Pre-Bailout Levels Show Herculean Task Ahead – Bloomberg
Turkey crisis may have rocked markets but investors are still ‘buying the dip’ in emerging economies – cnbc
Gundlach warns record bond market speculation could cause big move in interest rates – cnbc

Saxo CIO Warns “It’s Not Turkey, It’s The Global Debt Cycle” – Zerohedge
Global dividends jump to record high in the second quarter amid trade war concerns – cnbc
Greek bailout: The economy before and after – euronews
The $23 Trillion Argument Against Dismantling U.S Earnings Rules – Bloomberg
Italy Urges ECB To Extend QE To Protect From “Speculative Attack” – Zerohedge

Inside the JPMorgan Plan to Digitize Dealmaking – Bloomberg
Bundesbank Says German Economy to Slow But Stay on ‘Sound’ Path – Βloomberg
Tesla Tumbles After JPM Cuts Price Target By $113 To $195 In Scathing Report – Zerohedge
Turkey says central bank swap deal with Qatar to have $3 billion limit – Reuters
Key Events This Week: All Eyes On Jackson Hole – Zerohedge
Greece is finally done with its epic bailout binge – cnn
SocGen says USD/TRY is heading towards 8.00 – forexlive
Safe Havens, U.S. Rates and Physical Demand: Gold Myths Busted – Bloomberg

Venezuela just devalued the bolivar by 95% and pegged it to a cryptocurrency – businessinsider