Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Rise on Profit Optimism; Dollar Holds Gain: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Fed Says Economic Growth Holding Up Even as Trade Concerns Spread

[BloombergQ] Larry Kudlow Blames China’s Xi for Stalling Trade Deal

[CNBC] Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon: 'We're at war with China'

[Reuters] Trump says U.S. may pursue separate trade deal with Mexico

[BloombergQ] Trade War Spills Into Uranium as U.S. Weighs Import Tariffs

[BloombergQ] Banks Brush Off Market Uncertainty With Record Deal Fees

[USAT] No love from Russia: Vladimir Putin's nation dumped US Treasurys ahead of Trump summit

Wednesday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Dollar Extends Advance After Powell; Stocks Mixed: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Yuan Hits One-Year Low, Testing China's Tolerance for Weakness

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts drop to a nine-month low

[CNBC] Kudlow says President Trump is 'so dissatisfied' with China trade talks that he is keeping the pressure on

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications fall 2.5% as buyers struggle to find affordable homes

[Reuters] Google hit with record $5 billion EU antitrust fine

[Reuters] China says U.S.-led trade war has become biggest 'confidence killer' for world economy

[BloombergQ] Trump’s Trade War May Spark a Chinese Debt Crisis

[BloombergQ] Powell Wants to Create Some Mystery Around Fed Meetings

[BloombergQ] Markets Hear What They Want to Hear From Powell

[CNBC] America may not have the tools to counter the next financial crisis, warn Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson

[WSJ] Fed’s George: More ‘Gradual’ Rate Rises Are Needed

[WSJ] Former Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Says Economic Outlook Is ‘Quite Strong’

[WSJ] Low Stock Trading Volumes Lull Markets

[WSJ] U.S. Commercial Property Values Surge in Niche Sectors

[WSJ] ETFs Unlikely to Cause Widespread Market Disruptions, Research Shows

[FT] Many Chinese consumers ready to boycott US goods in trade war

[FT] Bernanke warns against reading wrong yield curve signal