Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Daily News Roundup: Being An Adult Is Basically Buying Groceries And Then Ordering Pizza When You Get Home

Business & Finance:
Pound slides below $1.31 and FTSE 100 falters as investors price in 55% chance of Fed rate hike by year end (The Telegraph)
EU-U.S. trade deal in doubt as France urges end to talks (Reuters)
Agrium, Potash Corp of Saskatchewan in merger talks, companies confirm (Financial Post)
Inside one of New York's first marijuana dispensaries (Business Insider)
Commodities:
Iraq pledges to support an OPEC freeze deal (Bloomberg)
"At rock bottom," oil discoveries at 70 year low signal supply shortfall ahead (Financial Post)
Gold set for rare losses this month as metal's popularity dims (Bloomberg)
Shell's U.S. deal to unlock global oil asset disposals (Reuters)

Environment:
World's largest solar power plant develops at speed (Time Out Dubai)
China to boost solar, wind power cooperation with Namibia (China Daily)
South Africa to become wind energy hot spot (Tree Hugger)

International Affairs:
May's Brexit Trigger plan for Parliament (Bloomberg)
Turkey and the West: Don't lose the plot (The Economist)

Art & Design:
Surf-Ace table by Duffy London (Hi Consumption)
Deus Ex Machina Ago TT (Hi Consumption)
Garmin Fenix Chronos (Bless This Stuff)