Saturday, August 13, 2016

Daily News Roundup: If You're Holding Hands With Someone And Not Close-Lining People On The Street Together, That's A Pretty Big Wasted Opportunity

Business & Finance:
Bonds rise, dollar falls as retail data cast doubt on rate hike (Bloomberg)
Sizing up the Brazil bounce: stocks given up for dead may be on the way to better days (Financial Post)
Construction is in recession as U.K. economy weakens (The Telegraph)
Recession is already here for a crucial part of the British economy, and it is only going to get worse (Business Insider)

Commodities:
Thieves steal $150,000 of maple syrup in overnight heist (Financial Post)
Oil prices surge on Saudi minister's "talk of action" (Al Arabiya)
Qatargas eyes increased LNG supply to Persian Gulf, wider Middle East (Hellenic Shipping News)

Environment:
Major ports in India go green with solar and wind energy setups (First Post)
India considers large-scale floating solar power projects (Clean Technica)

International Affairs:
Brexit's day of reckoning could come this week (Bloomberg)
Vladimir Putin fires his powerful right-hand man (The Economist)
High-risk "shadow" credit in China put at $2.9 trillion by IMF (Bloomberg)
Dollar bulls bruised again as Fed rate-increase bets fade anew (Bloomberg)
Pound slips below $1.30 as IMF warns China's credit growth is unsustainable (The Telegraph)
Egypt reaches a deal with IMF (The Economist)

Art & Design:
23 incredible tiny homes from around the world (Business Insider)
The most beautiful house in the world: Tom Ford's Santa Fe Ranch (Hi Consumption)
The Edgeland House (Uncrate)
The H3 House (Uncrate)