TOP NEWS: Week 08/28 – 09/03

Friday 09/01

Business Live – guardian

The Jobs Numbers: Who’s Hiring in America—and Who’s Not – Bloomberg
Payrolls in U.S. Rise by 156,000; Wages Also Below Forecasts – Bloomberg
European Equity Funds Post Biggest Outflow in Six Months – Bloomberg
Euro zone factory activity rises in August on strong demand: PMI – Reuters
Russia Private Bank Experiment Implodes With Failure of Otkritie – Bloomberg
Despite FX surge, euro zone financial conditions still remarkably loose: McGeever – Reuters
Greece hopes for debt relief as bailout program enters final 12 months – cnbc

HSBC becomes the latest bank to upgrade its commodity price forecasts – businessinsider
Trump’s lack of progress has caused a major dollar reversal – businessinsider
5 Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Australia’s manufacturing sector is booming – businessinsider
China’s manufacturing sector is purring as overseas demand soars – businessinsider



Thursday 08/31

Chinese factory growth eases global investor fears – business live – guardian

Crypto exec says bitcoin is in a bubble — but it’ll still hit $5 trillion market cap – Marketwatch
Made In The USA (By Robots): China Opens ‘Sewbot’ Factory In Arkansas, Producing Shirts For 33c – Zerohedge
These Are the Data Points That Will Show Harvey’s Economic Impact – Bloomberg
Japan’s Second Largest Bank Plans To “Plow” 100 Billion Yen In Stocks – Zerohedge
Markets Are About to Find Out What China’s Leadership Reshuffle Means – Bloomberg
Chicago PMI Refuses To Bounce After July Plunge – Zerohedge
MiFID Sees Researchers Betting on Growth That May Not Come – Bloomberg
Real Personal Spending Disappoints In July, Savings Rate Tumbles To Lowest Since Dec 2016 – Zerohedge
The U.S. economy will never have another Golden Age – Marketwatch
France Unveils Plan to Fix Labor Markets – Bloomberg
Think your investments can’t go to zero? Then this is the chart for you – Marketwatch
Loonie Spikes After Canada’s Best First-Half Economic Growth In 15 Years – Zerohedge

ECB concerns sink euro further – Reuters
US Consumer spending kicks into higher gear in July – Marketwatch
Euro-Area Inflation Gathers Pace as ECB Weighs Future Stimulus – Bloomberg

German Unemployment Falls as Nation Braces for General Elections – Bloomberg
CITI: Retail jobs will ‘vanish’ due to technology, and it will affect ‘every city and region’ – businessinsider

China’s markets have had an incredibly strong summer – but troubles loom – cnbc
China’s economy provided something for both the bulls and bears in August – businessinsider
China nonmanufacturing PMI falls a second month – Marketwatch



Wednesday 08/30

Markets recover after Korea shock and ahead of US GDP – business live – guardian

US Second Quarter GDP Revised Sharply Higher To 3.0%, Best In Two Years – Zerohedge
ADP Employment Surges By The Most In 5 Months – Zerohedge
From Stocks to Bonds, the Bear-Market Signals Are Multiplying – Bloomberg
France’s Debt Is Euro-Zone’s Largest – Bloomberg

Sibanye Gold Won’t Pay Dividend For First Time as It Posts Loss – Bloomberg
Euro-Area Economic Confidence Jumps to Decade-High – Bloomberg
Moody’s: Euro area to achieve above-potential growth over next two years as major economies accelerate – moodys
Why Poland’s soaring stocks still have room to run – Marketwatch
Traders are no longer impressed by the biggest driver of stock market gains – businessinsider
Draghi Seen Putting a Lid on Euro as Traders Test Pain Threshold – Bloomberg
China’s Equity-Market Underdogs Could End the Year in Front – Bloomberg

China’s $2 Trillion of Shadow Lending Throws Focus on Rust Belt – Bloomberg
Bitcoin hits a record high above $4,600 – businessinsider


Tuesday 08/29

Markets slide after North Korea fires missile over Japan – business live – guardian

Bears Take Over Bond Default Index for First Time Since 2014 – Bloomberg
Russia Readies Emergency Loans to Contain Bank Otkritie Crisis – Bloomberg
BlackRock Finds $5 Trillion Industry Is Now Riskier Than in ’08 – Bloomberg
5 Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
South Korea conducts bombing drill as U.S., Seoul discuss tougher sanctions on North – Reuters
Australian shares have fallen to below where they started 2017 – businessinsider
Global stocks tumble, yen gains after North Korea fires missile over Japan – Reuters



Monday 08/28

Wall Street Vets From Dalio to Gundlach Warn on Emerging Markets – Bloomberg
What Markets Think About the Looming Debt Ceiling Showdown – Bloomberg
Chinese Shares Surge As Beijing “Plunge Protection Team” Boosts Stock Holdings – ZeroHedge

Gold Surging to $1,400 for BofA as Long-Term Rates Stay Low – Bloomberg
The Gold-Bond Correlation And Other Macro Observations – ZeroHedge

JPMorgan predicts Harvey will be a ‘top 10 most costly’ hurricane for insurance industry – cnbc
“Oil Markets Roiled”: Goldman Calculates The Impact From Harvey’s “Devastation” – Zerohedge
Amazon Cuts Prices at Whole Foods by Up to 43% on First Day – Bloomberg

Finland’s Largest Pension Funds Dumps US Stocks Because “There Is No President In The US” – Zerohedge
Construction Stocks Tank as Trump’s Infrastructure Plans Fizzle – Bloomberg

Qatar Cut to AA- by Fitch With No End in Sight to Gulf Dispute – Bloomberg
Gilead to buy Kite Pharma for about $11 bln: WSJ – Marketwatch
Key Events In The Coming Week: Payrolls, Core PCE, GDP, ISM And More – Zerohedge
5 Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Gasoline Surges, Oil Trades Near $48 as Harvey Shuts Refineries – Bloomberg
China Is Creating the World’s Largest Power Company – Bloomberg
Asian markets sailing blind after lack of clear direction from Jackson Hole meeting – Marketwatch

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