Friday, September 2, 2016

Economic News , Data & Views.......September 2 , 2016 ..... Quick Hits. 1. Non Farm Payroll Report , US Data Splash , Markets & Market Moving News. 2. Around The Horn In Europe - Italy , Greece , Germany , Spain , Denmark , Finland , French , ECB In Focus. 3.Libya In Focus - Politics De Jour ( GNA Gov't Formation Efforts , East Gov't & LNA , International Politics ) . 4.Syria In Focus - Northern Syria State Of Play ,Turkey-ISIS Impacting Syria War , Kurdish Questions Complicate Syria War. 5. Turkey In Focus - Syria War , Europe Relations , Purge Updates. 6. US Presidential Race News For Friday. 7. Odds & Ends.


Non Farm Payroll Report  ,  US Data Splash , Markets !  !












U.S. stocks end higher after payroll report







next week: announcement, , industrial production data in + , revised in









Very through thread from Christophe - breaks down Jobs report and its implications.









Kind of thought and mentioned yesterday , NFP Report would disappoint today.








Rate hike odds tumble







UNITED STATES AUG MARKIT COMP FINAL PMI STAYS FLAT AT 51.5 VS PREV 51.5








Looks like a leak of final US services PMI for August from Reuters, 51.0 from 50.9 at the flash. Was due on Tuesday.....









Ivan Freites, union leader, says 2000 employees being let go nationally.











| Schlumberger reducing ops & letting go of most workers, per employees & union leaders.









Around The Horn In Europe....







Rajoy fails second vote of confidence 170-180










Rajoy loses second-round confidence vote. 180-170 against. Rivera announces end of PP-Ciudadanos deal.
















Italy rightfully angered by incredible ignorance of Charlie Hebdo. They seem to enjoy pain suffered by others.










Tsipras Summit loses Spain. Rajoy pulls out.








German foreign minister says Armenia bill ‘not legally binding’








Amaq: IS claims the shooting in that left 2 policemen severely injured.









Just getting attention today. Another shooting in Europe ( Copenhagen ) , involving an ISIS supporter.










Flows of refugees / migrants slow markedly to Finland.










French government to close "Jungle" camp at Calais. To be demolished in stages as its residents are moved to other parts of France









Merkel is just the 6th most popular political figure in Germany and is barely edging out CSU's Seehofer.












ECB to extend QE to end of 2017...












GDP and inflation forecasts being cutback. The ECB policies aren't working.











Italian referendum in focus - when does the fear campaign get underway ?








NOWOTNY: OPTION OF EU MEMBERSHIP FOR TURKEY NOT REALISTIC









Libya....







Italy and US working on their own Unity Plan for Libya ?














Beat goes on for Gov't in the East..








Following the appoint of some city governors, Nadori (Derna - Bin Jawad M Gov) appointed a new chairman for the Libyan Airlines in E






Egypt trying to play a mediatory role but finding it difficult to give up on its support for Gen. Haftar & the HoR based in Tobruk .






Back to square one? some HoR members now boycotting HoR sessions saying they won't join unless Agilah removed or HoR moved elsewhere.







Hamada oilfield resumes pumping crude to Zuetina refinery after protest over payment ends
























Syria.....








military use tear-gas on Kurdish civilians protesting in . So much for "we only go after " line.










ISIS apparently commenced its war against Turkey back in 2015. Attacks in 2016 show pace of war stepped up.









Turkey hits ISIS targets in Syria. Locations hit are interesting, especially Deir Ezzor.










Footage from Kobane..









Fwiw...







1 of 2 Lavrov: and the have reached an understanding on most of the issues concerning future coordination on 








This sticking point is the same sticking point that has existed for some time.









Turkey......










Turkey keeps reiterating it expects visa free travel for Turks from October. Time is indeed running out.










Noteworthy -Turkey looks set to undertake efforts to normalize relations with both Egypt and Syria.











Turkey cancels permanent press cards of additional 115 journalists. The number of senior journalists with revoked press cards rises to 620.










Mother-in-law of prime coup attempt suspect Adil Öksüz arrested










LATEST — Turkey launches air operation against PKK in southeastern Hakkari province, two PKK hide-outs hit, one terrorist captured









Blacklisted. Can't apply for a public job anymore or can't migrate abroad because passports revoked.








158 Turkish exchange students expelled from schools abroad over FETÖ links













US Politics.....









NEW: Debate moderators just announced: 1st: Lester Holt 2nd: Martha Raddatz and Anderson Cooper 3rd: Chris Wallace VP: Elaine Quijano










NYT: State gave Foundation donor access to Hillary in exchange for a private jet ride for Bill







National IBD/TIPP Poll: Trump 39% (Tie) Clinton 39% Johnson 12% Stein 3% A 4% shift toward Trump in a month











National IBD/TIPP Poll, Head-2-Head: Clinton 44% (+1) Trump 43% A 6% shift toward Trump in a month











Devastating tear down of Clinton...










Email-gate Report from the FBI...









Yada , yada , yada....















FBI gives some insight on health issues in late 2012 - early 2013.....








FBI SAYS A LAPTOP THAT HELD CLINTON'S E-MAILS HAS GONE MISSING. Putin bought it on ebay






Odds & Ends....






Retailers demand bailout , Hanjing just placed in receivership Wednesday , right ?









's post-tropical low will likely batter the Northeast coast this weekend. Details:












DEVELOPING: At least one dead as Hermine wallops Florida, more than 250K without power











The EU's Apple tax ruling is a full-blown political crisis in Ireland











pics now Explosion inside a weapons store of Alasaib shia militia in al-Obeidi city













Bitfinex Reimburses First Bitcoin Exchange Hack Victims