Friday, August 17, 2018

Friday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street rises on news of trade progress

[Reuters] Turkey's lira weakens 3 percent, Trump says won't take pastor's detention 'sitting down'

[CNBC] S&P cuts Turkey credit rating deeper into junk territory

[Reuters] USTR doubles length of tariff hearing on $200 billion of China goods

[WSJ] U.S., China Plot Road Map to Resolve Trade Dispute by November

[WSJ] How Erdogan’s Push for Endless Growth Brought Turkey to the Brink

[FT] Turkey: the perils of Erdogan’s power grab

Friday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Big Caps Climb as Weakness in Semis Weighs on Tech: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Turkey's lira weakens more than 6 percent on threat of more U.S. sanctions

[Reuters] Trump says the US 'will pay nothing' to Turkey for the release of detained pastor

[BloombergQ] Powell to Discuss Economy and Monetary Policy at Jackson Hole

[Reuters] Wage growth puzzle on next week's Jackson Hole agenda

[Reuters] Turkish court rejects U.S. pastor Brunson's appeal for release: Haberturk

[CNBC] Trump pushes to study an end to quarterly earnings reports as a way to help business do 'even better'

[Reuters] China Premier says will introduce new measures to boost private investment: Xinhua

[BloombergQ] Chinese Media Warns of Japan's Plaza Accord Lessons

[Reuters] Canadian inflation accelerates, lifting prospects of September hike

[CNBC/NYT] Musk Details ‘Excruciating’ Personal Toll of Tesla Turmoil

[Reuters] Pentagon says China military 'likely training for strikes' on U.S. targets

[WSJ] U.S. Signals It Could Sanction China Over Iran Oil Imports

[FT] Cost of junk debt casts doubt on US expansion

[FT] Global equity market shrinks as buybacks surge

[FT] China orders bad debt managers to help failing P2P lenders

[FT] Corporate power on the agenda at Jackson Hole

[BloombergSub] China, Unsure of How to Handle Trump, Braces for ‘New Cold War’