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

U.S. stocks are moving higher as investors welcome solid results from homebuilders, retailers and other companies

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."

Markets Right Now: Stocks gain as bull run nears a milestone

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

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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."

Russia displays its latest weapons at military…

Russia displays its latest weapons at a military show aimed at attracting more foreign customers

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."

US adds to growing list of sanctions on Russia

The Trump administration has added to its growing list of sanctions against Russia as U.S. lawmakers urge tighter economic restrictions on Moscow

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."

Italian company says new bridge can be built in 8…

The board of the private company that controls the bridge that collapsed in Genoa has approved an initial 500 million euros ($576 million) in funding to help victims and finance a new steel bridge that it says can be ready in about eight months

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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."

The Latest: Envoy: Sanctions based on malicious…

A senior Russian diplomat has denounced the latest U.S. sanctions as baseless, saying they are based on "malicious insinuations."

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."

With Amazon courting Atlanta, mayor touts "Gulch…

With Amazon.com expected to soon name its site for a second headquarters, Atlanta's mayor said a colossal development planned for downtown represents a once-in-a-lifetime shot to transform the city.

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."

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

Correction: Women in Workplace-Catalyst CEO story

Correction: Women in Workplace-Catalyst CEO story

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Big Questions on Global Growth Hang Over Jackson…

Aug.19 -- Leaders of global central banks will gather this week for the Federal Reserve’s annual policy symposium in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. With Fed Chairman Jerome Powell set to deliver a Friday morning speech, investors will be looking for clarity on a host of issues, ranging from the likely path of interest rates and balance sheet policy, to Powell’s take on emerging-market turmoil. Bloomberg's Enda Curran reports on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Asia."

EPA moves to dramatically cut regulation of coal…

Trump administration releases a plan to give states broad authority to determine how to restrict carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas emissions