Your Evening Briefing
Larry Kudlow jogged back Donald Trump’s claim that a deal had been reached with China to limit auto tariffs. The markets, optimistic given the president's Twitter pronouncement, reacted to his economic adviser’s qualifications, “commitments” and “stuff that they're going to look at,” rather negatively.
Here are today’s top stories
Apple is experimenting with marketing strategies it rarely uses, such as discount promotions, to help goose sales of the flagging iPhone.
That great hedge fund manager job is getting harder to find, even for young masters of the universe. For the middle-aged ones, it’s vanishing.
All those warnings from Republicans about rampant fraud in elections turned out to be true, Francis Wilkinson writes for Bloomberg Opinion.
What’s Joe Weisenthal thinking about? With certain parts of the yield curve beginning to invert, and other key spreads dramatically flattening, there’s growing chatter about when the Fed might be forced to pause.
What you’ll need to know tomorrow
- China unveiled its punishments for stealing intellectual property.
- The hottest vacation spot in the world? Jerusalem.
- Dow vigilantes are calling the shots, not Trump.
- So are Maryland and D.C., which just subpoenaed his businesses.
- Some call it the yield curve. Others call it the harbinger of doom.
- Market crashing? Not Tesla, as it races to $360 a share.
- Senators say the CIA linked a Saudi prince to Khashoggi's murder.
What you’ll want to read tonight
What do you get when you combine a travel agency with WeWork? Yeah, exactly. We Roam, which pitched digital nomads on traveling the world while working remotely, didn't quite work out. It serves an object lesson in the darker side of startup turnover,Bloomberg Businessweek reports.
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