Headlines – August 31/17

  • Stocks gain on growth, US dollar extends run. Read story
  • Texas Chemical plant explodes after Hurricane Harvey flooding. Read story
  • Harvey shuts key US fuel pipeline. Read story
  • China says it will never allow war or chaos at its doorstep as tensions escalate on Korean peninsula. Read story
  • US oil set for biggest monthly loss in over year as flood hits demand. Read story
  • Bitcoin rises again, sets another record. Read story
  • UBS and other big banks are showing governments how to put cash on a blockchain. Read story
  • Small business owners angry over proposed Liberal tax changes. Read story
  • US housing prices keep rising on supply constraints. Read story
  • Markets about to find out what China’s leadership reshuffle means. Read story
  • Spanish tycoon outs Gates as world’s richest. Read story
  • A new t-shirt robot can make as many shirts as 17  factory workers. Read story
  • 12 places that aren’t keeping your data safe. Read story
  • On the brighter side. Check it out!