[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slide on Virus Angst; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asia shares fall as investors eye rising COVID-19 cases, Afghan crisis

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Stocks Slump as Nation Issues Draft Competition Rules

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Heads for Longest Run of Losses Since March on Virus, Dollar

[Reuters] Safe-haven currencies supported on signs on weakening economic sentiment

[CNBC] Retail sales drop worse-than-expected 1.1% in July as rising Covid fears hit consumers

[Reuters] China steps up tech scrutiny with rules over unfair competition, critical data

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed September Taper, China Growth Falters, Slower Japan: Eco Day

[CNBC] ‘We are on fire’: Five U.S. states set new records for Covid cases as hospitalizations rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Snapped Up Treasuries as Reflation Trade Crumbled

[CNBC] Feds will ration water from Colorado River amid historic drought

[Reuters] U.S. declares first Western reservoir water shortage, triggering cuts

[Reuters] China holds assault drills near Taiwan after ‘provocations’

[Bloomberg] U.S. Single-Family Rents Soar 7.5% in June, Accelerating Pace

[Bloomberg] Evergrande Isn’t HNA. It Might Be Worse.

[WSJ] As Delta Surges, Covid-19 Breakthrough Cases Remain Uncommon

[WSJ] Taliban Conquest of Afghanistan Scrambles the Diplomatic Map

[FT] Private capital groups soar on boom in unlisted assets