Wednesday, August 1

ByKevin Sheekey

Most Read on the Bloomberg Terminal (Last 8 Hours):
China Slams U.S. ‘Blackmailing’ as Trump Weighs Higher Tariffs
(Bloomberg)

Trade Wars Today:
U.S., China Said to Aim to Restart Talks to Defuse Trade War
(First from Bloomberg)
Canada Frozen Out Amid U.S.-Mexico Nafta Talks (Bloomberg)

Today in Brexit:
City of London Slashes Brexit Job-Loss Estimate to 5,000 (Politico)
Theresa May Cuts Short Holiday for Brexit Talks With Emmanuel Macron (Bloomberg)

Election Meddling Today: Facebook Busts Shadowy Plot to Jolt Elections (New York Times)

iPhone News: Huawei Passes Apple in Smartphone Share for the First Time (Bloomberg)

Forget Collusion: Conspiracy’s the Watchword in Mueller’s Filings (Bloomberg)

Just in Time: U.S. Federal Judge Blocks Posting of Blueprints for 3-D-printed Guns Hours Before They Were to be Published (Washington Post)

If U.S. Growth Cools – Watch Out: Municipal Junk Soars as Economy Roars (Bloomberg Opinion – Matt Winkler)

A Public Health Achievement: 15 Years of New York State’s Clean Indoor Air Act (WAMC)
The success in passage of the law hinged on the hard work and advocacy of people like New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg who championed the measure in New York City.


Headlines from around the world.


Best of late night.

“President Trump traveled to Tampa, Fla., today, and visited a technical high school. Said Trump, ‘I also went to high school, technically.’”
— Seth Meyers

“Trump’s completely flipped the script on this collusion thing. What’s next? He’s going to go from “this is a witch hunt” to “okay, I’m a good witch like Glinda.”
— Stephen Colbert

“President Trump now says that he’d be willing to meet with the President of Iran. After Kim Jong-Un and Vladimir Putin, Trump said it’s the last meeting he needs to win dictator bingo.”
— Jimmy Fallon

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