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Facebook takes down 652 accounts linked to Russia…

Facebook says it has removed more than 650 pages, groups, and accounts linked to Russia and Iran that shared political content ahead of the U.S. midterm elections in November.

Asia Central Banks Not Done Tightening Completely…

Aug.20 -- Richard Jerram, chief economist at Bank of Singapore, talks about central bank polices in the U.S. and in emerging markets. He speaks with Yvonne Man and Ramy Inocencio on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

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Kohl's puts up big 2Q numbers, raises profit…

Kohl's is reporting strong sales in its 2nd quarter, as shoppers snapped up men's and women's clothing

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Australia's Turnbull Survives Leadership Vote

Aug.20 -- Australia’s Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull survived a leadership vote as he faced down critics within his own party dismayed by the government’s slumping poll ratings. Bloomberg's Haidi Stroud-Watts reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

Nielsen's top programs for Aug. 13-19

A list of the top 20 prime-time programs in the Nielsen ratings for Aug. 13-19

Debate over longest bull market centers on…

While some market experts, including those who compile the benchmark S&P 500 index, say the current bull market is about to become the longest in history, others contend it has nearly three years to go to set the record

What Investors Want to Hear From Powell at…

Aug.20 -- Jason Brady, Thornburg Investment Management president and chief executive officer, discusses the outlook for Federal Reserve monetary policy with Bloomberg's Ramy Inocencio and Yvonne Man on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

Poll: Support for school choice growing among…

As DeVos pushes for school choice, support for charter schools and private school vouchers grows among Republicans, poll shows

Trump May Create Problem for Powell, TS Lombard's…

Aug.20 -- President Donald Trump said he expected Jerome Powell to be a cheap-money Fed chairman and lamented to Republican donors at a fundraiser his nominee instead had raised interest rates, according to three people present. Steve Blitz, chief U.S. economist at TS Lombard, weighs in on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Australia."

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Economists Warn Trump's Tariffs Are Unfavorable…

Aug.20 -- A survey of business economists showed that 91 percent of respondents said that President Donald Trump's tariffs were having "unfavorable consequential impacts" on the U.S. economy. Bloomberg's Matt Boesler reports on "Bloomberg Markets."

How major US stock indexes fared Tuesday

U.S. stocks closed higher Tuesday, briefly sending the S&P 500 index to an all-time high

Thailand’s Economy Grows More Than Forecast

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."

Xcel Energy Board Elects New Board Member

Edible Arrangements to move headquarters to Atlanta

The fruit bouquet company Edible Arrangements is moving its corporate headquarters from Connecticut to Georgia

Still Quite Positive on Thai Baht, Mizuho's Chang…

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."

S&P 500 touches all-time high as earnings drive…

The S&P 500 index briefly traded at an all-time high Tuesday just as the U.S. stock market's bull run came closer to becoming the longest on record

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China Is Said to Start New Round of Checks on P2P…

Aug.19 -- China has started a new round of checks on thousands of peer-to-peer lending sites, according to a document obtained by Bloomberg News, as authorities continue their efforts to clean up the industry. Bloomberg's Sam Mamudi reports on "Bloomberg Markets: Asia."

Toll Brothers, Medtronic gain, while Coty, Nordson fall

Toll Brothers, Medtronic gain, while Coty, Nordson fall