Thursday, July 19, 2018

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. stocks fall on sour earnings, trade fears

[BloombergQ] Trump Blasts Powell’s Rate Hikes, Trespassing on Fed’s Independence

[Reuters] Trump says 'not thrilled' about U.S. interest rate hikes

[CNBC] Trump's Fed criticism is nearly without precedent in US history

[Reuters] Trump and dollar: friend or foe?

[BloombergQ] Trucking Woes Plague Fed Districts With Drivers Hard to Find

[BloombergQ] Catastrophes Unlike Anything in Past Decade Wallop U.S. Insurers

[BloombergQ] Hedge Fund Investors Pull Money for First Time Since 2017

[WSJ] Donald Trump Says He’s ‘Not Happy’ About Federal Reserve Interest-Rate Increases

[FT] The Chinese Communist party entangles big tech

[FT] Investors pile yet more cash into tech stock funds

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Dollar stays strong as China grabs for stimulus levers

[Reuters] Dollar rises to one-year high as Fed comments boost outlook

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to more than 48-and-a-half-year low

[Reuters] China boosts liquidity, set for more policy easing as trade war threatens economy

[BloombergQ] China Flirts With Easier Monetary Policy Amid Slowing Growth

[Reuters] China says U.S. blaming Xi for blocking trade deal is 'bogus'

[CNBC] Trump trade advisor Peter Navarro: 'Zero-sum game' between China and the rest of the world

[Reuters] China to improve macro-prudential, counter-cyclical measures for forex management: official

[BloombergQ] Japan's Trade Minister Suggests Tougher Line on Any Auto Tariffs

[Reuters] EU readies new trade retaliation list before Trump visit

[BloombergQ] China Prods Banks to Support Economy as Policy Shift Emerges

[Reuters] White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit

[NYT] The Most Important Number in Finance Is Going Away. Wall St. Isn’t Prepared.

[WSJ] Deficit Projected to Top $1 Trillion Starting Next Year

[WSJ] Trump Threatens Auto Tariffs Despite Widespread Opposition

[WSJ] Asian Junk Bonds Are Being Treated Like Trash

[WSJ] As Hurricane Season Arrives, U.S. Homeowners Haven’t Fixed Their Big Underinsurance Problem

[FT] Powell plays down message sent by flattening Treasury yield curve