TOP NEWS: Week 08/21 – 08/27

Weekend 08/26 & 08/27

Vietnam Plans To Legalize Bitcoin By 2018 – Zerohedge



Friday 08/25

Business Live – guardian

Draghi Fears “Return Of Protectionism”; Warns Regulators Against “Rekindling Incentives That Led To Crisis” – Zerohedge
Durable Goods Orders Plunge In July After Boeing Hangover – Zerohedge

German Business Confidence Weakens Even as Economy Forges Ahead – Bloomberg

China Is Building An Army Of Robot Workers – Bloomberg



Thursday 08/24

Business Live – guardian

Full Jackson Hole Agenda Released – Zerohedge
“Peak PEG” – The S&P Has Never, Ever Been This Expensive – Zerohedge
A Look At US Government Shutdowns Since 1976 – Zerohedge

Hurricane Harvey, First Since 2008, Set To Wreak Havoc On Texas Crude Production – Zerohedge
Obscure Metal Used to Fight Crusaders Has Surged 67% in a Month – Bloomberg



Wednesday 08/23

Draghi defends QE as eurozone economy continues to grow – business live – guardian

Hunt for Next Electric-Car Commodity Quickens as Prices Soar – Bloomberg
Mongolia, Anyone? Junkiest Sovereign Debt Pays Less Than 6% – Bloomberg
Are Market Valuations in Nosebleed Territory? – msci
Euro-Area Factories Feed Best Growth Spell for Economy in Years – Bloomberg
German private sector output growth strengthens in August – markit



Tuesday 08/22

Business Live – guardian

Copper hits 3-year high as analysts debate whether it is overheating – cnbc
U.S. stock valuations haven’t been this extreme since 1929 and 2000 – Marketwatch
Wall Street Banks Warn Winter Is Coming as Business Cycle Peaks – Bloomberg
‘A recipe for permanent loss of capital’: A $3.4 billion hedge fund is lashing out at tech stock valuations – businessinsider
Stocks Surge At The Open On Report Trump “Making Strides” On Tax Reform – Zerohedge
The UK is preparing 11 post-Brexit trade deals … and it might all be for nothing – cnbc

Companies Unleash $1 Trillion of U.S. High-Grade Debt at Record Pace – Bloomberg
“Clearly Awful News”: UK Subprime Lender Provident Crashes Most On Record, CEO Quits – Zerohedge
Woodford’s Summer of Woes Continues as Provident Slumps 76% – Bloomberg

Ford wants to build electric vehicles in China – businessinsider
Palladium ETF Investors Cash Out Even as the Metal Continues to Soar – Bloomberg
Norway Government Forces Sovereign Wealth Fund To Buy $100 Billion More In Stocks “To Safeguard The Country’s Riches” – Zerohedge
World’s Biggest Piggy Bank Grows by $285 Million a Day – Bloomberg

Global funds expanding into massive Chinese investment market – cnbc
German Investor Sentiment Drops on Euro and Dieselgate Woes – Bloomberg



Monday 08/21

Markets cautious ahead of key week for central banks – business live – guardian

“Something Strange Is Going On”: Axiom Stumbles On The Reason Behind The Explosive Industrial Metals Surge – Zerohedge
Golden Volatility Adds to Allure of High-Convex Defensive Hedges – Bloomberg

Yellen, Draghi Head to Jackson Hole Amid Inflation Unease – Bloomberg
Quantitative easing is a costly habit we should have kicked long ago – guardian
Mnuchin Keeps the Economic Agenda Ticking as He Defends Trump – Bloomberg
Stock prices look attractive now – compared to bonds – Marketwatch
China Banks’ Interbank Lending Falls for First Time Since 2010 – Bloomberg
Lenovo’s Slump Shows Not All Asian Tech Stocks Are a One Way Bet – Bloomberg
Key Events In The Coming Week: All Eyes On The (Jackson) Hole – Zerohedge

Brent Oil Steals Show as Hedge Funds Leave U.S. Crude Aside – Bloomberg
Record Defaults in India Worsen Nation’s Bad Asset Pain – Bloomberg
Total to Buy Maersk Oil & Gas for $4.95 Billion in Shares – Bloomberg
Asian shares fragile as Trump turmoil, Korea tensions weigh – Reuters
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Goldman Warns Stronger Euro May Be Russian Bonds’ Achilles Heel – Bloomberg

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