TOP NEWS: Week 08/29 – 09/04

Weekend 09/03 & 09/04

German anti-immigrant party beats Merkel’s party in her home state – Reuters
Norway’s Largest Bank Is Going Long VIX For The First Time: “We See Much More That Can Drag The Market Down” – Zerohedge
Vancouver Home Sales Crash 23% In One Month As Prices Tumble – zerohedge
“Tremendous Ripple Effects” – Retailers Demand Bailout After Hanjin Collapse Paralyzes Trade – zerohedge


Friday 09/02

Markets await crucial US jobs report – business live – guardian

S&P Warns High-Yield Credit Quality Worst Since 2009 As “At-Risk” Debt Soars To $359 Billion – zerohedge
Fewest Stocks Traded In 32 Years – The Market Is Disappearing In One Giant Leveraged Buyout – zerohedge
WTF Chart Of The Day: US Factory Orders Tumble For Longest Streak In History- zerohedge
“August Curse” Continues As Payrolls Miss, Rise By Only 151,000; Hourly Earnings Disappoint – zerohedge
Central Banks Should Lead on Digital Currency, PBOC’s Fan Says – Bloomberg

The currency markets are shrinking as the ‘golden age of growth’ moves East – cnbc


Thursday 09/01

Business Live – guardian

August Auto Sales A Disaster As Ford Admits “We Think Sales Have Reached A Plateau” – Zerohedge
Britain’s Pension Problem Just Got £100 Billion Worse – Bloomberg

A ¥9 Trillion Hole Emerges Inside The BOJ’s Balance Sheet: “It’s A Pretty Dangerous Situation” – Zerohedge
We’re rapidly approaching that zero point of debt creation – businessinsider
US Manufacturing Crashes Into Contraction In August, Election Uncertainty Blamed – Zerohedge
U.K. Factories Rebound From Brexit Shock as Pound Boosts Exports – Bloomberg

urozone manufacturing growth at 3-month low in August- markit
The stock market is vanishing – businessinsider
GERMANY: Manufacturing growth slows slightly – markit
Spain Warned It Can’t Hold Up Forever Without Stable Government – Bloomberg
FRANCE: Output stabilises despite sharper decline in new orders – markit
ITALY: Manufacturing PMI falls to 20-month low in August – markit

INDIA: Manufacturing PMI at 13-month high – markit
SPAIN: Slowest rise in output in current 33-month sequence of growth – markit

China’s Factory Gauge Unexpectedly Rises to Highest Since 2014 – Bloomberg
JAPAN: Manufacturing conditions deteriorate only marginally in August – markit


Wednesday 08/31

Eurozone inflation to offer clues on ECB’s next move – business live – guardian
Live: Deutsche Bank CEO fuels rumors of a merger with Commerzbank – cnbc

Global Supply Chains Paralyzed After World’s 7th Largest Container Shipper Files Bankruptcy, Assets Frozen – Zerohedge
Colombian Stocks Are the World’s Best Performer in August – Bloomberg

And The Best Performing World Stock Market In August Was… – Zerohedge
Here’s why we should be worried about Nigeria’s economy – cnbc

Trader Bullishness Hits Three Year High As NYSE Margin Debt Jumps Most Since April 2015 – Zerohedge
Nigerian Billionaire Aliko Dangote’s Wealth Plummets: Chart – Bloomberg

Chicago PMI Slumps Suggesting “June’s Momentum Was Only A Temporary Revival” – Zerohedge

Janus’s Gross Says Negative Rates Turn Assets Into Liabilities – Bloomberg
Canadian Economy ‘Double-Dip’ Crashes In Q2 – Worst GDP Growth In 7 Years – Zerohedge
Philippine Peso Heads for Best Performance in Asia This Month – Bloomberg

ADP Continues Weakening Trend As Goods-Producing Jobs Shrank… Again – Zerohedge
U.K. Consumer Mood May Be Recovering After Brexit Jolt: Chart – Bloomberg

Brexit Bulletin: Summer’s Over, and the Hard Work Begins – Bloomberg
Emerging Market Stocks Set for Three-Month Gain on Fed Rate Bets – Bloomberg
Japan sees flat industrial output in July – Marketwatch
We’ve just received a warning about the great hope for China’s economy – businessinsider


Tuesday 08/30

Business live – guardian

Swedish Central Bank Seen Readying Changes to Inflation Regime – Bloomberg
UBS: We are witnessing the end of the credit cycle, and a crash is coming – businessinsider
“The Americans Give Us Nothing”: France Effectively Kills TTIP, Calls For End To Negotiations – Zerohedge
The stock market has already picked the next U.S. president – Marketwatch
Investment in European ETFs hit record highs – CNBC
Corporate America’s stock buyback binge may be coming to an end – businessinsider
Swiss Central Bank Steps Up Stock Buying Spree – nyt
Most Brazil Stock Funds Missed the Rally Right in Their Backyard – Bloomberg

Slowing German inflation puts pressure on ECB – Reuters
German Inflation Unexpectedly Slows as ECB Prepares Meeting – Bloomberg

What just happened to Apple, explained – businessinsider
Apple Ordered to Pay Up to $14.5 Billion in EU Tax Crackdown – Bloomberg

Cash-on-Tap Means Super September for Emerging Bond Sales – Bloomberg

Pimco to Hire 20 People to Target $17.4 Trillion Asian Wealth – Bloomberg

Gold is doing something it’s only done twice in the past decade – businessinsider


Monday 08/29

Dallas Fed Dead-Cat-Bounce Dies – Economy Contracts For 20th Month In A Row – Zerohedge
US Personal Spending Growth Slows As Savings Rate Jumps Most Since March – Zerohedge

Consumer Spending in U.S. Advances in July for Fourth Month – Bloomberg

The Japanese government owns a massive amount of Japanese companies – businessinsider
Draghi Silence Puts Numbers in Spotlight Before ECB Meeting – Bloomberg

Greece May Face Aid-Payout Delay as EU Warns on Backsliding – Bloomberg
Wall Street Redoubles Fight to Manage $100 Billion at Endowments – Bloomberg

Pimco at Odds With Goldman on Yellen as September Rate Bets Rise – Bloomberg

China wants a successful G20 but suspects West may derail agenda – Reuters

Massive BOJ Stimulus Shock Looms, Says $2 Trillion UBS Investor – Bloomberg

It’s All About This Friday’s Payrolls: Key Events In The Coming Week – Zerohedge
Biggest Wealth Fund Warns Outflows Are Affecting Risk Strategy – Bloomberg
Forget Helicopter Money: BOJ May Prefer to Fund Rail, Sewers – Bloomberg
Central Bankers Spurn Call for Radical Approach at Jackson Hole – Bloomberg
Why Gold Could Be Worth $1,700/oz: Deutsche – barrons

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