On Friday, August 21, according to the National Association of real estate brokers (NAR), the annual total number of existing home sales in the United States in July this year was 5.86 million, the highest since December 2006, with a year-on-year increase of 8.7%. It is expected to be 5.41 million households, with a previous value of 4.72 million. < / P > < p > the data grew by 24.7% month on month, far exceeding the expected 14.6%, and further refreshed the largest monthly increase since records were made in 1968. It is reported that the sales of existing houses account for about 90% of the total sales in the United States. The strong rebound of this data means that the housing market in the United States is rapidly recovering. Theoretically speaking, the recovery of housing market will also drive the recovery of decoration, household appliances, furniture and other industries. However, Danielle hale, chief economist of realtor, believes that “a sustained recovery in the property market is good for the overall economy, but the increase in the number of new jobless claims makes people worry about the sustainability of this housing demand, especially in the case of rising house prices.” In addition, the initial value of IHS Markit US service industry, manufacturing industry and composite PMI in August, released on Friday, reached new highs since March last year, January last year and February last year, respectively. The initial value of Markit manufacturing PMI in the United States in August was 53.60, higher than the previous forecast of 52, with the former value of 50.90. The initial value of PMI of Markit service industry in the United States in August was 54.80%, exceeding the previous expectation of 51, with the former value of 50. The initial value of Markit composite PMI in August was 54.70, and the former value was 50.30. Peter boockvar, chief investment officer of bleekey Advisory Group, said: “after disappointing PMI in Japan, Australia and the euro zone, the US data is surprising.” At midday on Friday, the United States and the European Union issued a joint statement on a small-scale commodity trade agreement, in which the European Union agreed to abolish the tax on American lobsters, and the United States would cut the tax on EU crystal glassware and lighters by 50%; the products involved in the agreement were worth about $200 million. The news means that the recent trade friction in the United States shows signs of easing, which promotes the trend of US stocks. By the end of the day, Apple’s market value had reached $2.13 trillion, accounting for about 10% of the U.S. GDP. According to public information, in 2019, the U.S. GDP is $21.428 trillion < / P > < p > the analyst rated Apple’s stock as “outperforming the market”, with a target price of $515 and an optimistic bull market of $600. That means the analyst thinks Apple’s share price has the potential to reach $254 million. The Playstation of < / P > < p > competes with Microsoft’s x box, which will soon be available with the cheaper Apple watch. With new hardware updates and controllers, Apple TV can become a more powerful gaming platform, Prosser said. < / P > < p > it is reported that more and more companies are demanding more favorable terms from Apple’s app store, and major news organizations such as the New York Times have joined the ranks. In a letter to cook on behalf of the New York Times, the Washington Post and other publishers on Thursday, an industry group said it wanted better terms to retain more revenue from selling digital subscriptions through Apple’s app store. Baba rose 3.04%, Jingdong rose 1.41%, pinduoduo fell 13.52%, baidu fell 0.83%. At a time when the U.S. government continues to threaten to crack down on Chinese enterprises, the trump administration is sending a signal that US companies can continue to use wechat in China, according to global.com. The U.S. government is still studying how to ban Tencent’s app, and whether to allow apple and < / P > < p > strategists outside the United States believe that while we believe the broad context of the dollar remains challenging, the overall decline in the dollar is likely to occur before next week’s Jackson hall fed meeting and Fed chairman Powell’s speech A degree of relaxation or stabilization. Gold futures rebounded on Friday, reversing a two-day decline.