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America’s biggest companies have larger worries than Trump’s tariffs

Third-quarter earnings season is here, and America's biggest companies are most concerned about foreign-exchange headwinds affecting their results. More than 60% of companies that have reported so far mentioned FX or currency as the biggest negative impact to results either now or in the future.
"American Horror Story" is currently on its eighth season.

13 surprising things you never knew about ‘American Horror Story’

"American Horror Story" is currently in the middle of its eighth season. To keep you satisfied until the next episode drops, we decided to take a look at the entire television series to find these 13 surprising facts.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the attempted coup at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, July 15, 2018.

The Turkish lira dives after Erdogan calls for lower interest rates — stoking fears about central bank independence

Turkish President Recep Erdogan on Thursday called interest rates a "tool of exploitation" and called for low interest rates. The Turkish central bank is due to make its latest interest decision public later today.

FX’s ‘Sons of Anarchy’ spin-off ‘Mayans MC’ is the most-watched new cable TV show so far in 2018

"Mayans MC" is the most-watched cable premiere of 2018 so far. The "Sons of Anarchy" spin-off and biker drama dominated the night it premiered, and 6.8 million people have already watched it.
A Dash billboard in Venezuela.

A cryptocurrency is making huge inroads in Venezuela as inflation runs wild — and it’s not bitcoin or the petro

Each month, 200 merchants are signing up to accept the cryptocurrency dash in Venezuela, according to the Dash Core Group, and the rate of adoption is accelerating.
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during the sixth Congress of the ruling AK Party (AKP) in Ankara, Turkey, August 18, 2018.

The Turkish lira is falling again — but stock market investors are returning to Turkey at their fastest rate in half a decade

UBS said Turkish stock markets saw their strongest inflows since January 2013 in the week to August 15 as investors "buy the dip."
Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during a ceremony marking the second anniversary of the attempted coup at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, July 15, 2018.

Turkey’s lira is rallying after a $15 billion loan from Qatar

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan tweeted: "I sincerely thank Sheikh Tamim and the Qatari people for standing by Turkey. There is no doubt that our strong relations with the friendly and brotherly state of Qatar will continue to evolve in many areas."

‘Getting the dollar wrong is deadly’: A rapid rise in the dollar could cause a domino effect across emerging markets

A rallying dollar has been clobbered emerging market currencies this year, and analysts warn it could soon appreciate further and faster.

The pound continues to dive after dollar ‘sucker punch’

"The fears of a no-deal Brexit have piled the pressure on the pound and the dollar’s rally has come as a sucker punch," Neil Wilson, the chief market analyst at Markets.com, said in an email.

How low will it fall? The pound continues to dive on ‘no-deal’ Brexit fears

Sterling has hit a fresh 11-month low against the dollar on Thursday amid continued fears over the prospect of a 'no deal' Brexit.