Monday, September 10

ByKevin Sheekey

Attention Shoppers: Apple to Kick Off Product Blitz With iPhone Xs Max with Giant Display, New Watches (Bloomberg)

Hot on the Bloomberg:
Sweden Headed for Political Gridlock After Inconclusive Election
(Bloomberg)
More: Sweden’s Centrists Prevail Even as Far Right Has Its Best Showing Ever (New York Times)

On the Move: U.K. Economy Posts Fastest Growth in Almost a Year on Services (Bloomberg)

Bubble Watch: Crypto Wipeout Deepens to $640 Billion as Ethereum Leads Declines (Bloomberg)

This Week in Climate: Global Climate Fight Comes to San Francisco with New Resolve (San Francisco Chronicle)
Major star power is coming for this one, from big-name politicians such as former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and former Vice President Al Gore, to animal rights activist Jane Goodall, California Governor Jerry Brown, and actor Alec Baldwin.


Headlines from around the world.


The Week Ahead.

Monday, Sept. 10
-Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Foreign Affairs Chrystia Freeland join IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde at the Women in the World summit in Toronto.
-Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will meet at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia.
-EU and U.S. trade chiefs Cecilia Malmstrom and Robert Lighthizer meet to seek progress on lowering trans-Atlantic commercial barriers. In Brussels.

Tuesday, Sept. 11
-European Parliament debates applying the strongest possible sanctions against Hungary. Prime Minister Viktor Orban takes part, ahead of a Sept. 12 vote. Lawmakers will also hear from Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. In Strasbourg.
-Russian President Vladimir Putin to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping at the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok.

Wednesday, Sept. 12
-Apple unveils its latest iPhones and new Apple watch with a bigger display. In Cupertino, California.
-European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker delivers the state of the union address. In Strasbourg.
-The Global Action Summit aims to show world leaders how to take greater action on climate. Speakers include Nancy Pelosi, Marc Benioff, Anne Hidalgo, Jennifer Granholm and Michael Bloomberg. In San Francisco, through Sept. 14.

Thursday, Sept. 13
-The International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde hosts a conference on sovereign debt. In Washington, through Sept. 14.
-Economic Club of Washington event features Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.

Friday, Sept 14
-U.S. retail sales probably picked up for a second month. A separate report is projected to show factory output increased 0.4 percent in August.

From NI WEEKAHEAD on the Bloomberg.


Best of late night.

“Last night, SpaceX founder Elon Musk smoked pot on a podcast. You can tell he really liked it because now he’s building a rocket that goes from Taco Bell to White Castle.”
— Jimmy Fallon

“Last night, President Trump held a big rally in Montana. When he first got there, Trump said “take me to your leader, Hannah Montana”
— Jimmy Fallon