Senior Trump Official Describes Resistance Inside Administration: NY Times Op-Ed. Argentina is running out of tools to lift its plunging currency. In quick reversal, Trump threatens shutdown over border wall. Turkey begins constructing site for Russian missile system — despite U.S. warnings. French President Macron’s popularity slumps to record low in poll. Iran’s currency crashes. Shortages and fears rise.
What Exactly Has The Trump Administration Accomplished So Far? Global debt soars, along with fears of crisis ahead. Global finance ‘as vulnerable’ as in 2008: ex-ECB chief. Mueller investigation preparing to indict WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange. Mueller makes major connection, tying secret Ukrainian money to Trump inauguration. Trump Campaign aide ‘talked frequently’ with person linked to Russian intelligence.
Cafe Blast Kills Pro-Moscow Rebel Leader In East Ukraine. Mueller makes major connection, tying secret Ukrainian money to Trump inauguration. Mueller investigation preparing to indict WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange. Yemen conflict: Saudi-led coalition admits mistakes in deadly bus strike. Trump threatens to cut Canada out of trade deal with Mexico. The Ford Focus is dead in the U.S. because of Trump’s trade war. Baker Hughes: U.S. rig count up 4 to 1,048. Iran tries to save $1 billion deal with giant oil trader.
Dossier-Linked DOJ Lawyer: Steele Said Russian Intel Believed They Had Trump ‘Over a Barrel.’ Mattis could be next out of Trump’s Cabinet. Emerging-market pain is seen lasting into next year, as Argentina and Turkey lead currency crisis. Trump to skip summits with Asia leaders; Pence to attend. The cost of buying a home is rising three times faster than the cost to rent. The white hat way to protect you. The Ford Focus is dead in the U.S. because of Trump’s trade war. Nord Stream 2 construction begins in German coastal waters.
Ex-Ambassador: How Trump Has Treated Canada Is ‘The Definition Of Insanity.’ Trump says Mueller investigation is ‘illegal’, Trump-appointed Judge says he’s wrong. Iran is complying with nuclear deal restrictions – IAEA report. In secret ‘so insulting’ remarks, Trump says he isn’t compromising at all with Canada. The oil export boom Houston-Galveston exports exceed imports for the first time. U.S., Canada fail to reach a deal on rewriting NAFTA. Trump’s reported off-the-record remarks hit U.S.-Canada trade talks.
Trump Says Mueller Investigation Is ‘Illegal.’ Trump Will Fire Sessions. Labor Day gas prices hit 4-year high — and probably won’t drop much after the holiday. Argentina’s Peso plunges to record low. Report: Trump team preparing Mueller probe ‘counter-report.’ Trump threatens to pull U.S. out of WTO if it doesn’t ‘shape up.’ NYT: Trump tried to buy, bury decades of dirt from National Enquirer.
Stocks Rally To New Highs But September Could Bring Negative Shocks. World stock index at five-and-a-half-month high as tech rallies, trade fears wane. Trump, without evidence, blames China for hacking Clinton emails. Stunned beach goers watch as ANOTHER boat full of African migrants washes up in Spain before dozens of young men rush on to shore to cheers. Trump warns not to trust ‘anonymous sources’ – So does CNN’s guide to spotting fake news. FBI pushes back on Trump’s false claims about Clinton’s email server.
Alan Dershowitz: Robert Mueller ‘Gearing Up’ To Subpoena Trump. President pressures Canada on trade as he announces deal with Mexico. Trump warned evangelical leaders of ‘violence’ if GOP loses midterms: report. Trump: Facebook, Twitter, Google are ‘treading on very, very troubled territory and they have to be careful. U.S. Congress skeptical of Trump’s Mexico trade deal.
Trump Announces ‘Incredible’ Trade Deal With Mexico. U.S. crude rises 15 cents, settling at $68.87, as trade worries, rising output cap gains. World stock index at highest in over 5 months on trade deal. John McCain, in final message before death, says ‘do not despair of our present difficulties.’ Markets may be signaling rising recession risk: Fed study. Dow jumps more than 250 points, Nasdaq hits 8,000 as U.S. and Mexico strike trade deal.
John McCain: Vietnam Veteran And Six-Term Senator Dies At 81. Trump says Mexico trade deal near; NAFTA hurdles seen easing. Powell sets Fed’s course with data-based judgment. Trump’s trade policies raise alarms at Fed’s Jackson Hole retreat. Expert: ISIS’ Al-Baghdadi alive, plotting terror resurgence. Roger Stone predicts Mueller will indict Donald Trump Jr. on process crime.
The U.S. Government Is Updating Its Nuclear Disaster Plans And They Are Truly Terrifying. Trump organization could face criminal charges from Manhattan D.A. Oil prices move higher as Iran supply issue looms. Oil rises as China demand resumes, signs that Iran supply curbed. Trump’s war on the justice system threatens to erode trust in the Law. U.S. softens its demand for NAFTA ‘sunset clause’: Mexican official.
Allen Weisselberg, Longtime Trump Organization CFO, Is Granted Immunity In Cohen Probe. Trump recently sought his lawyers’ advice on possibility of pardoning Manafort, Giuliani says. U.S.-China trade war escalates as new tariffs kick in. Durable-goods orders fall for 3rd time in 4 months. S&P 500 and Nasdaq close at record highs as Netflix jumps. Trump says Pompeo won’t go to North Korea, criticizes denuclearization progress. Fed chair finally responds to Trump’s attacks over rate hikes. Manafort tried to get the U.S. military kicked out of Central Asia to help Russia.
Jeff Sessions Pushes Back Against Trump: ‘Actions Of DOJ Will Not Be Improperly Influenced By Political Considerations.’ National Enquirer boss and longtime Trump friend David Pecker gets federal immunity in Michael Cohen case. Graham: Trump will ‘very likely’ fire Sessions after midterms.
Euro Up Dollar Down, Great Trade Setting Up. Michael Cohen pleads guilty, says he paid hush money at Donald Trump’s direction. Trump: 80 percent of the press is fake news. Fed minutes show support for September rate hike, and suggest trade dispute could then force a pause. Trump didn’t inform McGahn of hush-money payments in 2016: report. Saudi Arabia has called off Aramco float, report suggests. Russia is still attacking the U.S. and trying to help Trump.
Michael Cohen, President Trump’s Former Longtime Personal Attorney, Reaches A Plea Deal. Trump demands Fed help on economy, complains about interest rate rises. Dallas Fed’s Kaplan sees three or four more rate hikes to get to neutral. Dollar falls, emerging markets rally after Trump’s Fed attack. S&P hits record high, equals longest-ever bull run. Dallas Fed president says three or four more rate hikes then ‘assess’ course ahead. Paul Manafort found guilty in federal trial.
Trump Lawyer Rudy Giuliani: Truth Isn’t Truth. Democrats’ chances of regaining House are improving but it’s no sure bet. James Comey: ‘Truth exists and truth matters’. China shifts to Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing amid U.S. sanctions: Report. Mike Mullen: Trump revoking security clearances reminiscent of enemies list during Nixon, McCarthy era. Cautious optimism for U.S.-China trade talks lifts shares. U.S. offers 11 million barrels of oil for sale from strategic reserve.
Retired Adm. William H. McRaven Blasted The President For Revoking Former CIA Director John Brennan’s Security Clearance This Week. Michael Hayden says he, too, would be honored if Trump revoked his security clearance. Erdogan vows Turkey will not be cowed by US. Trump revokes John Brennan’s security clearance for “erratic” behavior. Trump compares Mueller probe to McCarthyism. Greek bailout ends, but fears remain for eurozone debt. Hayden: WH-Intel community relationship in danger of being ‘permanently broken.’
Mortgage Rates Tumble As Housing Starts To Drag Down The Economy. Trump asks SEC to mull half-year corporate filings. Prisoners striking in 17 states over prison conditions. Bannon: If Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting ‘you have to question it.’ Dozens of intelligence officials slam Trump for revoking security clearances from his critics. Maduro orders 96 percent devaluation in hyperinflation-stricken Venezuela. Ex-CIA Director John Brennan: Trump is ‘drunk on power.’ White House counsel McGahn cooperated ‘extensively’ with special counsel probe.
Trump Backs CEOs, Proposes Easing Corporate Reporting Rules. Wal-Mart posts biggest U.S. sales rise in a decade, shares soar. Russian oil industry would weather U.S. ‘bill from hell.’ Turkish firms and government face $3.8 billion bond crunch.
Trump Says He Is In ‘No Rush’ To Renegotiate Nafta. U.S., China to resume trade talks as tariffs bite. Ex-Trump aide Manafort had ‘huge dumpster of hidden money,’ jury told. Newspapers across U.S. rebuke Trump for attacks on press. Worst case Trump-China trade war could sink stock market 20%: Professor Jeremy Siegel. Larry Kudlow to Trump Cabinet: China’s ‘terrible’ economy ‘heading south’ Munchin says. Turkey faces more sanctions if Pastor not released.
Stocks Tumble; Emerging Markets Hit As Dollar Rises, Yuan Falls. Qatar pledges $15 billion investment in Turkey amid crisis. Mueller probe doesn’t need to shut down before midterms, officials say. Paul Manafort could spend the rest of his life in prison.
Omarosa Says She Will Provide Mueller With Tapes If He Needs As She Claims. Trump knew in advance that Wikileaks was publishing Hillary Clinton’s emails. FBI warns banks about potential ATM hacking scheme. Turkey’s crushing annual inflation rate is running at an estimated 101%. Bank sped up Manafort loan approval as CEO sought Trump cabinet job: witness. Manafort’s lawyer: Government did not meet burden of proof. Fed is no longer worried about every market hiccup, economist Lavorgna says.
Turkey’s Currency Crisis Is Rattling Europe Bank Stocks And The Euro. Merkel and Putin to hold talks on new Baltic pipeline and Syria. Consumers turning more pessimistic about wages, stocks, home prices, taxes. Citigroup says global card chief Linville leaving in shakeup. Cash machines could be mass-hacked in global cyber attack, FBI warns.
A Move In Crude Oil To $50 Could Come As Quickly As A Surge Above $100, Says Veteran Oil Investor. Seattle-Tacoma plane hijacker ‘had full airport credentials.’ Plane thief said he trained on games, didn’t plan to land. Top U.S. Gen. warns: Islamic State in Afghanistan ‘harboring intentions’ to attack west.
ECB Fears Contagion From Turkish Lira Collapse, Bank Stocks Plunge. Italy should scrap balanced budget clause in constitution – Di Maio. Trump will fold if Mueller calls his bluff. Giuliani is the tell. Stolen plane crashes after unauthorized takeoff at Seattle airport: Officials. British mother jailed in Dubai with four-year-old daughter over wine and visa row. Man who stole doomed plane hoped there was life sentence for what he did.
Lira Collapses As Erdogan Tells Turks: They Have ‘Their Dollars,’ We Have ‘Our God.’ European shares tumble as Turkish turmoil hits banks. Traders are expecting a big stock market move soon: ‘There are a lot of bets across the table.’ Half of Americans see market swings as opportunities to cash in.
U.S. Mid-Term Elections: Women Break Records For Nominations. WikiLeaks: Senate wants Julian Assange to testify about Russia, and it just might happen. Dems out-performing in special elections by 8 percent. U.S. finalizes next China tariff list targeting $16 billion in imports. Russia slams “unacceptable” new U.S. sanctions. Italy’s economy minister sees higher deficit.
Oil Prices Drop On China Import Data, Weighing On Equities. Iran’s foreign minister: U.S. will not stop Iran oil exports: newspaper. China to slap additional tariffs on $16 billion of U.S. goods. EIA: U.S. crude inventories decrease 1.4 million bbl. Over $9 billion wiped off bitcoin’s value after SEC postpones key decision on a cryptocurrency ETF. U.S. sanctions threat hurts Russian banks, rouble.
Star Witness Gates Testifies He Committed Crimes With Manafort. National debt is about to roar back to life as a pressing issue. China has outspent the U.S. by $24 billion in 5G technology since 2015, study shows. Oil rises after OPEC sources say Saudi crude output fell. Michael Cohen under investigation for possible tax fraud. This report of Trump’s commerce secretary stealing $120 million makes perfect sense.
Trump Signs Executive Order Issuing Sanctions On Iran Including Oil. U.S. is set to implement more sanctions on Iran, others to follow on Nov. 4. U.S. sees sanctions having significant impact on Iran economy – U.S. officials. U.S. wants as many countries as possible to stop buying Iranian oil. New wave of mega LNG projects is approaching. Oil gains after surprise drop in Saudi crude output. British pound at 11-month low versus dollar as Brexit fears flare up.
Iran Guards Says It Held Gulf Drills As U.S. Tensions Rise. Trump changes rationale behind son’s controversial 2016 Trump Tower meeting, but calls it ‘totally legal.’ Sen. Rubio: Allowing Mueller to finish Is ‘best’ for all. Trump voicing concerns about son being entangled in Mueller probe.
Saudi Arabia To Resume Oil Exports Through Red Sea Lane. U.S. warns Russia, China and others on enforcing North Korea sanctions Chinese tariffs on LNG. Oil aim at U.S. energy dominance agenda. Gold ends at more-than-1-year low as dollar shifts higher for the week. Trump’s reluctance to call out Russia for interference muddies U.S. response. Some Republicans worry Trump is muddling midterm strategy. Wells Fargo says mistake led to hundreds of foreclosures.
Iran To Practice Blockading Strait Of Hormuz As Saudis Say Mandeb Strait Is No Longer Safe. Crude oil prices gain in volatile week. New jobs report indicates Trump’s ‘best economy in history’ isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. Trump administration adds to China trade pressure with higher tariff plan. Bond yields, stocks fall as trade fears spread to Europe. Gold ends at more-than-1-year low as dollar shifts higher for the week. Reality check: Trump’s reluctance to call out Russia for interference muddies U.S. response.
Iran Readying Massive Military Exercise In Persian Gulf: Officials. Trump tells Sessions to end Russia probe ‘right now.’ Apple is within striking distance of $1,000,000,000,000. Trump set to hike tariff threat against China. Trump pushes for interview with Mueller against lawyers’ advice. Gold ends at more-than-1-year low as dollar shifts higher for the week.
Trump Tells Jeff Sessions To Put An End To Russia Probe As He Claims Prosecutors Doing Robert Mueller’s ‘Dirty Work Are A Disgrace’ To America. Forget collusion. Conspiracy’s the watchword in Mueller’s filings. Apple is within striking distance of $1,000,000,000,000. Huawei tops Apple as No. 2 smart phone seller. Pence affirms ‘Russia meddled in our 2016 elections,’ lays out plans to prevent it from happening again. Huawei beats Apple in smart phone sales for the first time. China vows retaliation if Trump slaps 25 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese imports.
Trump Says Collusion Is Not A Crime As First Russia Probe Trial Begins. Oil heads for worst month in 2 years as Trump pressures Saudi Arabia. Trump on shutdown threat: ‘I don’t care what the political ramifications are.’ Equities rebound on U.S.-Sino talks report, dollar jumps.
Trump Says Ready To Meet Iran’s Rouhani. Trump repeatedly denied collusion. Now his lawyer Rudy Giuliani says: ‘Collusion is not a crime’ U.S. review of Keystone XL’s path sees no significant environmental effects. Giuliani asserts it was Trump’s ‘right’ to ask James Comey for a break. Cohen flipping would put Trump 1 witness away from catastrophe. U.S. crude rises 2.1%, settling at $70.13, boosted by signs of tight oil supply.
Kudlow: 4.1 Percent Economic Growth Rate Will be ‘Sustainable.’ Mnuchin: Expect 3 percent growth for next 4 years. Mnuchin says Fed is ‘responsible’ in raising interest rates. Hyperloop test pod sets speed record. Trump: I would be willing to ‘shut down’ Government over border security. Zuckerberg destroyed Facebook’s brand. Global auto powers plotting response to Trump auto tariff threats. British Army on standby for Brexit emergency.
Trump ‘Open’ To Moscow Visit After Putin Extends Invite. Facebook: Explaining the company’s massive share slump. The future of search-and-rescue robots might be centaur, not human. The trade war between the U.S. and China is escalating. Wells Fargo apologizes to customers for recent account problems.
Sell Long-In-The-Tooth FAANGs, Boomers Retiring Will Wipe Out Most “High” Yielding Investment Funds. Cohen claims Trump knew in advance of 2016 Trump Tower meeting. Trump budget director says GDP jump was no ‘sugar high.’ Wells Fargo looks to sell its Eastdil Secured real-estate division: Wall Street Journal.
Mueller Examining Trump’s Tweets In Wide-Ranging Obstruction Inquiry. Facebook’s $100 billion-plus rout is the biggest loss in stock market history. Federal prosecutors subpoena top Trump Organization official in connection to Cohen probe.
Exclusive: White House Stops Announcing Calls With Foreign Leaders. Oil prices supported by API inventory, US-Iran tensions. Wal-Mart will chauffeur shoppers in self-driving Waymo cars. GM stock at lowest level since May after earnings, lowered profit outlook. China pulls approval for Facebook’s planned venture. Kasich: Trump using ‘farm welfare’ instead of ending tariffs. Trump planning huge tariffs on foreign cars despite opposition: report.
Harley Shares Rally After Profit-Margin Forecast Cut On Tariff Hit. Trade war bailout: Trump administration plans to offer $12 billion in emergency aid for farmers hurt by tariffs. Rep. Moulton: Trump’s Twitter ‘temper tantrums’ a mistake with Iran. Eurozone private sector growth cools in July. Whirlpool plunges 14% as tariffs wreak havoc with costs and suppliers. David Rosenberg issues bubble warning in credit market: It will tear into stocks.
Trump Warns Iran’s President Rouhani: ‘NEVER, EVER THREATEN THE UNITED STATES AGAIN.’ Putin begins his fourth term as Russia’s president. Ocean Rig announces new deals, says rig demand picking up. We are all living under constant surveillance. Rep. Himes: Trump ‘regards war as a way to solve political problems.’ Analysis: Most large U.S. newspapers have experienced layoffs in past 16 months. ‘The facts are clear’: NY AG says Trump’s waffling on Russia threatens America’s election systems. NY Times columnist Michelle Goldberg declares Trump a ‘con man’ ‘compromised’ by Putin. U.S. home sales sag as prices race to record high. Crude pulls back as focus returns to oversupply.
Accused Russian Spy Maria Butina Took Meetings With Top U.S. Treasury Officials. China targets Apple with push into advanced smartphone screens. South Carolina GOP Congressman Mark Sanford warns of Trump’s ‘autocratic style.’ Gowdy: ‘Disconnect cannot continue’ between Trump and intelligence community. U.S. tariffs to cost Germans up to 20 billion euros this year: report.
Mnuchin Says He ‘Wouldn’t Minimize’ Chance Of Tariffs On All Chinese Imports. U.S. drillers cut rigs by most since March this week: Baker Hughes. Trump signals consequences for Michael Cohen over secret recording. Trump says ‘inconceivable’ that Cohen recorded conversation about ex-Playmate payment. IMF warns G20 that tariffs hurting economy as Trump threatens more. Ecuador will imminently withdraw asylum for Julian Assange and hand him over to the UK.
Seventeen Dead And Seven Injured After Duck-Boat Carrying 31 Capsizes – Including At Least Three Children. Cohen recording indicates Trump blatantly lied when he said he didn’t know about McDougal payment. Oil prices could top $120 before year-end. Trump threatens tariffs on all $500 billion of Chinese imports.
Blackstone Posts 55 Percent Rise In Second Quarter Earnings Per Share… By Reducing The Number Of Outstanding Shares. White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit. Trump says he accepts DNI Coats’ view that Russia meddling continues. Kudlow says President Trump is ‘so dissatisfied’ with China trade talks that he is keeping the pressure on. UK watchdog and EU tell banks to prepare for hard Brexit. Donald Trump says he’s ‘not happy’ about Federal Reserve interest-rate increases.
EU Fines Google $5 Billion Over Android Antitrust Abuse. Defiant Trump says Russia not targeting U.S., calls critics deranged. Manufacturers are concerned about impact of tariffs: Fed. U.S. mutual fund investors ditch equities despite S&P 500 gains: ICI. Oil prices volatile as U.S. crude stockpiles rise unexpectedly and output climbs to a record. Housing starts tumble to 9-month low as market headwinds crush momentum.
The Latest: Trump Says He Misspoke On Russia Meddling. Record-breaking fine expected this week could put Google’s business model at stake. Dollar strengthens after Fed chair remarks, global stocks higher. U.S. dealers expect foreign cars to cost more if auto tariffs enacted. Global gas flaring declined in 2017 after years of growth, data show. Trump bashes media coverage of Putin meeting, NATO Summit. The Fed’s making a mistake and it could cause a recession by next summer: Natixis economist.