Friday, October 13

ByKevin Sheekey

Most Read and Most Emailed on the Bloomberg Terminal:
ECB Said to Consider Cutting QE Flow in Half in Next Year (Bloomberg market-moving exclusive)

The Economist says Theresa May needs to take charge of her Zombie government by replacing “her mutinous, incompetent cabinet with a new crew,” arguing the cabinet is “stuffed with has-beens and never-weres, who achieved little even when the government has a majority.” Theresa May Should Clear Out Her Cabinet (The Economist)

In China, a culture of environmental awareness is breaking through the smog.  Leading the charge is He Qiaonv, one of the country’s wealthiest women and most ardent conservationists.  Beijing Philanthropist Commits $1.5 Billion to Conservation (Bloomberg)

Boeing, Airbus, General Electric and others who’ve ventured into the Iran market face heightened uncertainty with Trump’s plans for the Iran nuclear deal.  Trump’s Iran Decision Throws Uncertainty Into Business Plans (Bloomberg)

Trump is ending critical payments to health insurers that help millions of lower-income Americans afford coverage. The decision coincides with an executive order Thursday allowing alternative health plans that skirt the law’s requirements. Trump to End Key Affordable Care Act Subsidies, A Move That Will Threaten Law’s Marketplaces (Washington Post)

The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board is in the final stages of preparing its set of standards for companies to use in reporting, a move that will make company sustainability reporting more transparent and easier for investors to use. The Next Phase is Sustainable Disclosure is Coming (Bloomberg)

Read the harrowing account of this Virgin Islands resident as he and his family huddled to survive Hurricane Maria, which he describes as feeling like “a pitchforked monster had opened hell’s gates.” Has America Forgotten the Virgin Islands? (New York Times)

​Graphic of the Day: Check out the evolution of the inside of the iPhone, from the very first one, with this interactive graphic.  What’s Inside All the iPhones (Bloomberg)​

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