TOP NEWS: Week 08/15 – 08/21

Weekend 08/20 &08/21

The Fed’s biggest conference of the year kicks off on Thursday — here’s what to expect – businessinsider
Morgan Stanley: “This Is The Most Dangerous Time As Hope And Greed Overtake Fear And Loathing” – Zerohedge


Friday 08/19

Business Live – guardian

Cable Tumbles After British PM Confirms Article 50 Trigger By April 2017 – Zerohedge
No End to Strategist Gloom Even as DAX Leads Europe Stocks – Bloomberg

Bank of Japan Keeps Traders Guessing on When It Buys Stock ETFs – Bloomberg


Thursday 08/18

Business Live – guardian

Saudi Arabia is pumping out oil at a record pace to gain leverage – businessinsider
U.K. Retail Sales Surge as Sunshine Overpowers Brexit Concern – Bloomberg

Moody’s: Emerging markets stabilize; China growth revised up – moody’s
Australia Jobless Rate Falls Amid National Election Hiring Boost – Bloomberg

Mongolia Hikes Interest Rate to 15% Protect Currency – Bloomberg
Japanese Imports, Exports Crash At Worst Rate Since 2009 – Zerohedge
Japan Exports Fall at Fastest Pace Since Financial Crisis on Strong Yen – nyt



Wednesday 08/17

In Surprising Twist, Global Central Banks Dump A Record $335 Billion In US Debt In Past Year – Zerohedge
FOMC Minutes Show Fed Members Split Over July Rate-Hike, Fear Financial Risks From Low Rates – Zerohedge
China Crackdown on Illegal Money Flows Sees 450 People Arrested – Bloomberg

Portuguese Bonds Slump As Last-Investment-Grade-Standing Falters – Zerohedge
Sovereign debt is getting riskier, experts warn – cnbc

UK unemployment claimant count falls after Brexit vote – guardian
Retail Giant Target Slashes Earnings Estimates For 2H16 Citing “Challenging Environment” – Zerohedge
Global Central Banks Help Send Asian Bond Costs to Decade Low – Bloomberg
Emerging Assets Drop as Fed Rate Concern Knocks Rally Momentum – Bloomberg


Tuesday 08/16

Global Economic Bellwether Cisco Reportedly Fires 20% Of Workforce – Zerohedge
Subprime credit card lending is making a big comeback – businessinsider
US Industrial Production Slumps To Longest Non-Recessionary Contraction Is History – Zerohedge
The stock market is about to have a ‘final melt up’ – businessinsider
US Dollar Jumps As Hawkish Dudley Says “September Is Possible.. Market Underpricing Rate Hikes” – Zerohedge
The Fed’s inaction is great news for emerging markets – businessinsider
Bundesbank Proposes Raising German Retirement Age, Sees Demographic Shock – Zerohedge
Pension Duration Dilemma – Why Pension Funds Are Driving The Biggest Bond Bubble In History – Zerohedge


Monday 08/15

Peter Schiff Explains How Central Banks Are Choking Productivity – Zerohedge
With $128 Billion In Equity Outflows, Barclays Asks “Who’s Buying Stocks” And Gives An Answer – Zerohedge

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