Aug.20 -- Italy is pressing ahead with plans to revoke Autostrade's highway concession after that deadly Genoa bridge collapse. This comes, despite an offer from the Benetton-owned parent company for around 500-million euros in aid. Bloomberg's Tommaso Ebhardt reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."
Aug.20 -- A giant of fixed-income markets is warning that a build-up of speculative short positions in the U.S. Treasuries market is setting those traders up for pain ahead. Bloomberg's Mark Cudmore reports on "Bloomberg Markets: European Open."
Aug.20 -- With all the turbulence in emerging markets, gold is in the midst of its worst run this year. The precious metal has tumbled amid growing trade tensions, rising rates and a strengthening dollar. Bloomberg's James Poole reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
Aug.20 -- Venezuela has devalued its currency by 95%. This wasn't the only drastic measure by President Nicolas Maduro who has linked the new sovereign bolivar to a cryptocurrency. Inflation is already forecast to reach 1,000,000% in the oil-rich nation. Bloomberg's Justin Carrigan reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Europe."
Dozens of elderly South Koreans crossed the heavily fortified border into North Korea for heart-wrenching meetings with relatives most haven't seen since they were separated by Korean War
Aug.20 -- President Erdogan made it quite clear that he doesn't want to see rate hikes to stem Turkey's worst currency crisis in a decade. But the nation may be headed towards tighter conditions regardless after policy makers stopped banks from borrowing at the benchmark repo rate. Bloomberg's Enda Curran reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Aug.20 -- China is ready to increase imports of Malaysian goods, especially palm oil. The two countries signed deals that would improve trade between them. Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Attorney Michael Avenatti spoke to voters in New Hampshire on Sunday. Avenatti, who represents Stormy Daniels, says he is considering running for President and taking on Donald Trump in 2020. (Aug. 20)
An escort service worker from Belarus who claimed to have information linking Russian interference to the election of Donald Trump says she no longer has the evidence and will not talk about it.
A new project is documenting the history of LGBTQ people in the Deep South, a region that once all but forced gays, lesbians and others to live in hiding. (Aug. 20)
Aug.20 -- Tim Leelahaphan, Thailand economist at Standard Chartered, discusses Thailand GDP and the country's monetary policy. He speaks on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Aug.20 -- Thailand’s economy grew more than forecast in the second quarter, underpinned by solid export and investment gains. Gross domestic product rose 4.6 percent from a year ago, the National Economic and Social Development Board said. Bloomberg's Michelle Jamrisko reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."
Aug.19 -- Wei Liang Chang, a foreign-exchange strategist at Mizuho Bank, talks about economies, monetary policies and currencies of Thailand and Indonesia. He speaks with Haidi Lun on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."