[Reuters] Stocks jump as U.S., China inch closer to trade deal

[CNBC] US and China in ‘final stages’ of trade deal talks that could end this month, sources say

[Reuters] Easier for China to face tariffs than bend to U.S. pressure

[CNBC] 10 years ago this week, the market hit the climactic bottom of the Great Recession

[MarketWatch] Why a bomb like the one that blew up markets in 2008 may be ticking right now

[Bloomberg] China Plans $90 Billion Cut in VAT for Manufacturers

[Bloomberg] China’s Car Slump Has Dealers Slashing Prices, Giving Cheap Loans

[Reuters] BOJ will debate exit plan for easy policy at appropriate time: Kuroda

[Reuters] Australia economy hits dry spell as incomes fail to flow

[WSJ] Shale Companies, Adding Ever More Wells, Threaten Future of U.S. Oil Boom

[FT] Taiwan manufacturing gauge falls to 3 ½-year low

[FT] South Korean factory gauge falls to worst level since 2015

[FT] Deutsche and Commerzbank: why Berlin is backing a merger