10 Sunday Reads

My easy like Sunday morning reads: • If you had a perfect ability to predict how far the market would fall and when it would bottom out, it would make sense to move money in and out. But you do not. (Upshot) • The Battle Over Monopoly Power Is Just Beginning (Bloomberg Opinion) • The Bond That’s Still Paying…

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China’s moon landing proves it is more than just a paper dragon | Larry Elliott

As Donald Trump and Xi Jinping prepare to meet over the tariff war, both sides need a solution

For the US it was a wake-up call. Convinced that it was a world leader in the knowledge economy, the US was shaken out of its complacency when its communist rival announced a breakthrough in space exploration.

More than six decades separates the launch in 1957 by the Soviet Union of Sputnik – the first artificial satellite – and China’s success last week in being the first country to land a spacecraft on the far side of the moon, but the same question is posed by the two events: is US economic hegemony at risk?

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