1, S&P 500 and Nasdaq close higher as tech leads broad market gains. Stocks rose on Tuesday, building on the strong performance from the previous session, on the back of broad market gains and solid economic data. The S&P 500 gained 0.5% to close at 3,401.20 and the Nasdaq Composite advanced 1.2% to 11,190.32. The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed just above the flatline at 27,995.60 after rising as much as 237 points.
2, A WTO panel has ruled that the Trump’s first round of tariffs against China in 2018 violated global trade rules. Josh Hawley on tweet: “More evidence that the WTO is outdated, sclerotic, and generally bad for America. USA should withdraw and lead the effort to abolish it.”
3， (Reuters) – The United States has offered to exclude from President Donald Trump’s executive order transactions that involve TikTok employees and contractors performing “their regular job duties and responsibilities,” according to a court document filed late Monday, granting a reprieve from his sell-or-die demand.
4，Japan’s exports posted a double-digit slump for a sixth straight month in August as U.S.-bound shipments shrank due to a global demand slowdown from the coronavirus pandemic, casting a shadow over a trade-led recovery from the deep recession.
5，The Ministry of Commerce of the Communist Party of China and other departments jointly issued the “2019 Statistical Bulletin of China’s Foreign Direct Investment.” According to the “Communiqué”, China’s foreign direct investment in 2019 mainly showed the following characteristics: First, the flow of foreign direct investment continued to rank second in the world, and the stock remained the third in the world. Second, investment covers 188 countries and regions around the world, and investment in countries along the “Belt and Road” has increased steadily. The Fourth Five-Year Plan of 2019 has made significant contributions to the scale and employment of the host country, and the win-win effect of foreign investment is prominent.
6, Chinese virologist Dr. Li-Meng Yan appeared on “Tucker Carlson Tonight,” where she told the Fox News host that the virus is a “Frankenstein” which was designed to target humans which was intentionally released. CCP Trying To ‘Disappear’ Her. “It could never come from nature.” “There is evidence left in the genome” – which Yan detailed in a 26-page scientific paper co-written with three other Chinese scientists. “They don’t want people to know this truth. Also, that’s why I get suspended [from Twitter], I get suppression. I am the target that the Chinese Communist Party wants disappeared.”
By 【G-Translators – Financial and Law Team】