Morning All !
Greece’s ruling coalition only got 41.1% of the vote last time, how? Here’s our blog from the last Greek election http://www.electoral-reform.org.uk/blog/reinforcing-syriza …
@GreekAnalyst @Bershidsky And so whom, amongst the current leaders, would you think would be better for Greece ?
#Greece: Why I support Lafazanis http://www.protesilaos.com/greece-support-lafazanis/ … #Euro #EU
ND's Meimarakis tries to put Tsipras on the spot http://dlvr.it/BwTN5q
Tsipras hits back after SYRIZA rebels form own group http://dlvr.it/BwTN3j
Unsurprisingly, Deputy PM Dragasakis has dismissed a New Democracy proposal that he should lead unity gov't from current Parl't
@davidgraeber My piece: #Greece to roll out Guaranteed Minimum Income: good welfare measure or neolib race to bottom? http://goo.gl/PwZzPS
Approvals for banking transactions gather pace http://dlvr.it/BwrlX1
Deposit outflows from local banks stabilize in August http://dlvr.it/BwSpZH
Refugee crisis: A smiling baby arrives in Lesvos, Greece - PHOTO - http://bit.ly/1JrwoTW
Thousands of desperate refugees stuck in limbo at Macedonia border bottleneck http://aje.io/8tkm
Greece: Drone footage shows THOUSANDS of refugees stranded at Macedonian border http://drones.trendolizer.com/2015/08/greece-drone-footage-shows-thousands-of-refugees-stranded-at-macedonian-border.html …
Popular Unity head Lafazanis says new party supports orderly #Grexit and does not accept #Greece being blackmailed by Merkel & Schäuble.
Gunman attacks Paris-bound train: what we know so far http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/europe/france/11817679/France-high-speed-train-shooting-what-we-know-so-far.html …
German FinMin Schäuble Sees €5bn Budget Surplus for Germany in 2015. http://spon.de/aey7s
Good Morning from #Italy where 10y Italian spreads over German Bunds have jumped as my vacation coming to an end.
#Euro jumps to almost $1.14 as speculators were squeezed. They erase their net shorts by 20% to 92,732 contracts.
Gunman overpowered after wounding three with machine gun on Amsterdam-Paris train http://www.euronews.com/newswires/3059808-shots-fired-on-amsterdam-to-paris-train-three-injured-report/ … #Europe #violence
Stocks post worst week of 2015 after China data. Dax drops 7.8% as Germany biggest China loser http://reut.rs/1Nqkz2V
Ukraine bonds drop before Sunday payment deadline amid deal bets --> http://bloom.bg/1MIaONo via
Emerging Markets , China , Commodities .....
Caught On Tape: Another Huge Chemical Warehouse Explosion Rocks China http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2015-08-22/second-chemical-warehouse-explosion-reported-china …
Compare with Tianjin explosions !
Tumbling stocks, oil, junk debt raise questions on timing of #Fed rate hike. http://bloom.bg/1KArcJJ
#Argentina crisis seems to deepen. Black market Peso rate drops to lowest level since 2014.
An Obscure currency can ruin the markets: It was even a bad week for Santa Claus. http://bloom.bg/1PqifGw
While commodity complex established new lows, #Gold was sole exception as Hedge Funds cover shorts, turned net long.
China capital flight nearing $35bn a week. PBOC made mess of FX regime shift. Monetary tightening outweighs devalue http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11817185/Record-capital-flight-from-China-as-industrial-slump-drags-on.html …
Fitch Revises Saudi Arabia's Outlook to Negative on lower oil; Affirms at AA. https://www.fitchratings.com/site/fitch-home/pressrelease?id=989809 …
Xi Jinping losing patience with cadres. Moving to smash vested dinosaurs. Furious at nine months of serial screw ups. http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/economics/11817185/Record-capital-flight-from-China-as-industrial-slump-drags-on.html …
WTI oil dipped briefly below $40.00/bbl for 1st time since 2009 on global growth fears & rising rig count in the U.S.
10 Currencies That May Follow #Tenge in Tumble Triggered by China http://bloom.bg/1fs3y9C via @business
Aftermath Of The Horrific #Tianjin Explosions - 42 Breathtaking Images http://ilyke.com/aftermath-of-the-horrific-tianjin-explosions---42-breathtaking-images/67948/?utm_source=u6896p5828&utm_medium=affsocial&utm_campaign=affsocial …
Caged animals were put at the core area of #Tianjin blast site to test possible chemical remains from Wed.
China's cabinet vows rigorous, thorough probe into #Tianjin blast, 5 teams deployed http://xhne.ws/RhwVK
Latest: Death toll in #Tianjin blasts rises to 121, including 67 firefighters and 7 policemen
How Much Longer Can Saudi Arabia's Economy Hold Out Against Cheap Oil? http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/how-much-longer-can-saudi-arabias-economy-hold-out-against-cheap-oil/?utm_source=ReviveOldPost&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=ReviveOldPost …
Largest foreign currency reserve holders
China: $3.7 trillion Japan: $1.2 trillion Saudi Arabia: $660 billion Russia: $302 billion