Markets & Market Moving News.....
Overnight USD weakness getting another leg (part 2)
Japan’s plunging jobless rate is all about aging, not Abenomics http://bloom.bg/2ayWVoK
China’s money outflow goes quiet - for now http://bloom.bg/2ayW9YN
Maersk: "We want to focus on more profitable ports and will no longer use 10 Chinese ports of import and export goods from September 1.
Asylum seekers pave Japan’s roads, dig its sewers, lay its water pipes — and it's illegal http://jtim.es/uSnb3033K4B
it's probably nothing *CSRC ASKS FINANCIAL FIRMS TO CHECK PE ASSET MGMT OPS: CAIXIN
Crude Oil turns positive on a YoY basis for the first time since June 2014. $WTIC
BoE QE program hits trouble as they failed to attract enough investors to reach £1.2bn tgt. http://bloom.bg/2bgA8uX
The Nasdaq just marked its 2nd record close of 2016 http://on.mktw.net/2bhbQ47
Financials, Interest Rates, and Coin Flips https://pensionpartners.com/financials-interest-rates-and-coin-flips/ …
US sells $24bn 3y notes: -BC 2.98(prev 2.69) -HY 0.85% (prev 0.765%) -WI 0.86% -Dir 9.5%(prev 15.8%) -Indir 56.9%(prev 44.7%)
Pound continues to drop as UK-US 10y sovereign spread has widened to -97bp, widest since 2000.
#Spain's 10y yields continues to fall after it dropped below 1% on Monday for first time ever.
Probe launched into 600 prison guards for FETÖ links
1,500 more judges and prosecutors to be suspended from judiciary http://bit.ly/2b3MBo6
Turkey accuses EU of failing to set a date for visa free travel. Turkey For Min says Turkey could walk by October.
Russia may allow Turkish food imports by year-end: Economy Minister http://reut.rs/2b3NgWy
LIVE — Putin in joint conference w Erdoğan: Syrian issue to be discussed in another meeting http://sabahdai.ly/EK91z2
The restoration of bilateral ties would benefit both Turkey and Russia, Putin tells Erdoğan http://sabahdai.ly/EK91z2
Purge item of the day...
Erdogan on why he's angry at the West and why he's happy with Putin's reaction to the coup http://www.lemonde.fr/europe/article/2016/08/08/recep-tayyip-erdogan-western-leaders-prefered-to-leave-turkish-people-to-themselves_4979866_3214.html …
It's a clever move, and puts the onus on the PP and the Socialists. But I can't see a politician as cautious as Rajoy swallowing this one.
Rivera lays out six conditions for starting political talks with Rajoy, incl a parliamentary probe of the PP's slush fund scandal.
Ciudadanos' six conditions for sitting down to negotiate with the PP: https://www.thespainreport.com/articles/830-160809172000-ciudadanos-ready-to-negotiate-yes-vote-says-rivera …
Six weeks after election, with no new government, no date for a vote of confidence, Congress will today decide on a seating plan for MPs.
Ciudadanos leader Rivera has announced an unscheduled statement for 5 p.m. after which he will not apparently admit any questions.
LATEST: Spanish MPs Unable To Agree On Who Sits Where In Parliament https://www.thespainreport.com/articles/829-160809164601-mps-unable-to-agree-on-who-sits-where-in-parliament …
Aleppo proceeding from bad to worse , far as civilians are concerned.
Odds & Ends....
Is Bitfinex a bank? Or is it a ponzi scheme? Is it a figurative event horizon for user bitcoins & funds ? Questions.
Interesting read on some of the hot button issues.
Years later , true on radioactive fallout in Tokyo , slowly being revealed.
Keow Wee Loong visits four the hastily evacuated towns in the Fukushima Exclusion Zone.
France faces ‘catastrophic’ 30-year low in wheat yields http://f24.my/2b5SfY4
Fair reading of article reveals : a general problem w/sexual assault crimes ; a very specific problem re : refugees.
Denmark joins Austria in calling for an end to Turkey accession talks.
Looks like final devastation of business in Venezuela set to begin...
Refugee situation in northern Italy. ..
How wealthy Chinese move hundreds of billions abroad to buy assets http://buff.ly/2b2P5TR
Lavrov:it’s essential to update list of terrorist organizations so that various groups couldn’t escape by rebranding