Your Evening Briefing
Accused by Turkey of murdering a Washington Post contributor, Saudi Arabia denied involvement and issued a veiled threat that it would punish any sanctioning country via the oil market. Then came word from CNN that the kingdom may issue a report stating that an unauthorized interrogation of Jamal Khashoggi, a U.S. resident and Saudi citizen who has been critical of Saudi Arabia, ended in his accidental death.
Here are today’s top stories
Earlier Monday, President Donald Trump offered the theory that “rogue killers” may have taken Khashoggi two weeks ago, despite the journalist having last been seen entering the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul and U.S. intelligence agency intercepts reportedly catching Saudi officials discussing luring him to the kingdom.
What’s shaping up to be a banner year for global mergers hasn’t been enough to boost Bank of America’s investment bank.
A skeptical Morgan Stanley analyst took a spin in a Tesla Model 3 and is now a little more positive about how quickly electric vehicles may catch on.
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Remember the Concorde?GE has completed its initial design for the first commercial supersonic aircraft engine in decades.
What’s Joe Weisenthal thinking about? The Bloomberg news director is looking forward to recreational cannabis becoming fully legal in Canada and wondering how one actually handicaps this new market.
What you’ll need to know tomorrow
- Trump may owe Elizabeth Warren's favorite charity $1 million.
- China’s stocks extended a $1 trillion rout.
- The hedge funds behind last week’s bloodbath may be done for now.
- Legal pot’s D-Day is almost here. Some will win, some will lose.
- Bloomberg Businessweek explains why U.S. wages are flat.
- Fidelity Investments just launched a crypto unit.
- This is who paid how much in taxes all across America.
What you’ll want to read tonight
The Great Barrier Reef is bleaching more frequently and severely than ever. In 2016, 30 percent of the corals died. In 2017 the reef experienced a back-to-back mass bleaching event, unprecedented in modern times. But the Australian tourism industry is conflicted over whether to expand preservation efforts—or to keep quiet and cash in while it can.
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