Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Tumble as Tech, Commodities Trigger Fears: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Oil prices sink 3% after big, unexpected jump in US crude stockpiles

[BloombergQ] Qatar Comes to Rescue as Turkey Moves to Avert Financial Crisis

[Reuters] Turkey says ready to discuss issues with U.S. without threats

[CNBC] These charts of past currency crises show Turkey may face a lot more pain

[Reuters] U.S. targets Chinese and Russian firms with breach of North Korea sanctions

[WSJ] U.S. Policy Stirs Foreign Markets

[FT] Italian debt hit by fresh sell-off

Wednesday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Sink on Tech Weakness, Rout in Commodities : Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Resurgent dollar sends commodities and emerging markets reeling again

[BloombergQ] Turkish Lira Jumps as Regulator Curbs Bank Swap Transactions

[Reuters] Turkey doubles tariffs on some U.S. imports; lira rallies

[SCMP] Hong Kong Monetary Authority intervenes in currency market for first time since May

[Reuters] China could reportedly use its 'unwritten' tech rules as an 'invisible tool' against US firms

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales increase strongly in July

[Reuters] U.S. second-quarter productivity strongest in three years

[Reuters] Chinese oil importers shun U.S. crude despite tariff reversal

[BloombergQ] No Stopping China's Property Market as Smaller Cities Set Record

[Reuters] China says U.S. solar tariffs violate trade rules, lodges WTO complaint

[NYT] $100 Million Was Once Big Money for a Start-Up. Now, It’s Common.

[WSJ] Turkey Shifts Closer to Russia

[WSJ] Missed Bond Payment in Xinjiang Stirs Chinese Debt Fears

[FT] Turkish central bank raises rates via the backdoor

[FT] Currency pressure forces Hong Kong and Indonesia into action

[FT] US convertible debt splurge reflects tech shares rally