Last week's U.S. retail sales data for June tops the list. The headline number showed a month-over-month rise of 0.4%. In China, second-quarter GDP growth of 6.2% was the slowest since records ...

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Sounds like it’ll be raining jobs, growth and profit across the U.S. for the foreseeable future, if White House trade adviser Peter Navarro has it right. “I can tell you with certainty... we’re going to have a strong economy through 2020 and beyond ...

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ABUJA (Reuters) - A British court ruling that granted a small natural gas firm the right to attempt to seize $9 billion in assets from Nigeria’s government had some impact on the country’s monetary policy, the head of its central bank said on Monday.

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LONDON, Aug 19 (Reuters) - The euro advanced on Monday after registering its biggest weekly drop in nearly two months as risk appetite gradually returned to global markets after a week of turmoil, though investors were still wary about the near term ...

Estee Lauder Posts Rosy Fiscal Fourth-Quarter Earnings, Guidance
Estee Lauder (EL - Get Report) on Monday posted robust fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year earnings amid strong sales of its makeup and other beauty and self-care products, particularly in China and other overseas markets. The New York-based company posted ...   TheStreet.com  
Aston Martin's Share In Free Fall. Fundamentals To Blame
1H19 results of the top-notch car manufacturer (e.g., LTM loss, weaker sales, negative FCF) severely disappointed the market. Moody's downgraded Aston Martin's bond to B3, with a stable outlook.   Seeking Alpha  
Kudlow says he doesn't see a recession on the horizon, defends Trump's trade war
President Donald Trump's top economic advisor pointed to strong retail sales and low unemployment as signs that the U.S. economy remained strong. A gauge of U.S. manufacturing, however, fell to its lowest reading since 2009 as demand weakened and ...   CNBC  
Will China's New Cryptocurrency Make Virtual Cash Respectable?
This is one of those news items that tends to be overlooked by the media amid the so-called silly season, but which will have major repercussions: the People’s Bank of China has announced that after five years in development, it is ready to launch its ...   Forbes  
Suffering Emerging Markets Look to Powell to Calm Frayed Nerves
(Bloomberg) -- Investors will be hanging on Jerome Powell’s every word this week for clues as to whether the current nervousness gripping emerging markets is justified. With stocks and ...   YAHOO!  
Deals of the week: Boston investor buys Phoenix office building
Quattro, a multi-tenant office building at 4310-4350 E. Cotton Center Blvd. in Phoenix, sold for $43.5 million. Tracy Cartledge, Bob Buckley and Steve Lindley of Cushman & Wakefield’s Phoenix office negotiated the transaction on behalf of the seller ...   The Business Journals  
Long-awaited Bon Fresco cafe opens in Baltimore Inner Harbor’s historic Candler Building
The new Inner Harbor location of Bon Fresco cafe, originally announced for fall of 2018, has opened its doors. Its grand opening is set for 7 a.m. Thursday. Restaurateur Phil Han confirmed that the latest location of the chain, which his father-in-law ...   The Baltimore Sun  
Yale University Has Built a Large Stake in Slack Stock
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G.E. Is Accused of Major Fraud, and Stocks Take a Beating
It has been an eventful week for the stock market, and not in a good way. Catch up on the latest business here, and then head over to the Styles section, where we’re collecting your stories about the weird, awkward world of workplace culture. After all ...   New York Times  
Trump's decision to delay tariffs is 'a Band-Aid,' won't save Christmas: Toy CEO
Earlier this week, President Donald Trump delayed tariffs on several goods from China to December 15 from September 1. According to Trump, the delay will allow U.S. companies to avoid paying any ...   YAHOO!