Aug.22 -- Donald Trump suffered through perhaps the worst day of his presidency Tuesday as his personal lawyer implicated him in a crime at almost the same moment his former campaign chairman became a convicted felon. Simon Jackman, CEO of the United States Studies Centre at the University of Sydney, weighs in.
A new version of Alexa won’t tell kids where babies come from, spill the beans about Santa, or explain some things they might have heard on the news _ like what Stormy Daniels does for a living. (Aug. 22)
Aug.21 -- David Brown, China and Hong Kong transaction services leader at PwC, discusses the appetite for China's overseas deals and which are the most favored sectors. He speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Highlights of this day in history: The last Jewish settlers leave the Gaza Strip; President Bill Clinton signs welfare reform into law; Black Panthers' co-founder Huey Newton killed; Sci-fi author Ray Bradbury and singer Tori Amos born. (Aug. 22)
Aug.21 -- China won’t use competitive currency devaluation or the foreign exchange rate as a tool to cope with trade frictions, according to an official of the People’s Bank of China. Alex Wolf, senior emerging-market economist at Aberdeen Standard Investments, weighs in on "Bloomberg Markets; Asia."
Aug.21 -- China has repeated its pledge not to devalue the yuan or use the foreign exchange rate as a weapon in the escalating trade war. That vow comes ahead of renewed trade talks in Washington. Bloomberg's Tom Mackenzie reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Less than two days after protesters at the flagship campus of the University of North Carolina toppled a statue of a Confederate soldier, a committee plans to announce its recommendation for three other 20th-century monuments on the state Capitol grounds
Aug.21 -- James Garner, group chief strategist at Ping An Insurance (Group) Co, talks about the company's financial results and business outlook. Net income rose 34 percent in the first half, while profitability at its key life insurance operations in mainland China is now the weakest in six years. Garner speaks on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
Aug.21 -- The world's largest pension fund is betting the U.S. bull market will last for a bit longer. Japan's Government Pension Investment fund has doubled its commitment to foreign shares with the focus on Wall Street. Bloomberg's Min Jeong Lee reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."
President Donald Trump has avoided mentioning the legal troubles of two former close associates during the opening of a campaign rally in West Virginia. Instead, he spoke about the Russia "witch hunt" and immigration. (Aug. 21)
During a visit to New Zealand, Polish President Andrzej Duda has defended the moves his nation's government have made to take control of the judicial system