Moody’s Says Tide of Populism is Putting World’s Credit at Risk

Moody’s Says Tide of Populism is Putting World’s Credit at Risk – Bloomberg

A wave of social unrest — from Chile and Ecuador to Lebanon – has Moody’s Investors Service worried. The rating company said its 2020 outlook for global sovereign credit is negative, given unpredictable domestic and geopolitical risks and a push for populist policies that weaken institutions, help slow growth and boost the risk of economic and financial shocks. 

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Michael Bloomberg Actively Prepares to Enter 2020 Presidential Race

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Michael Bloomberg Actively Prepares to Enter 2020 Presidential Race – The New York Times

Michael R. Bloomberg is actively preparing to enter the Democratic presidential primary and is expected to file paperwork this week designating himself as a candidate in at least one state with an early filing deadline, people briefed on Mr. Bloomberg’s plans said.

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US-China Trade Deal Signing Could Be Delayed to December; London a Possible Venue

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US-China Trade Deal Signing Could Be Delayed to December; London a Possible Venue – Reuters

A meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping to sign a long-awaited interim trade deal could be delayed until December as discussions continue over terms and venue, a senior official of the Trump administration told Reuters.

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