Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. stock futures open lower after Cohen pleads guilty

[Reuters] S&P touches record high, equals longest-ever bull run

[Reuters] Brazil currency falls to more than two-year low

[Reuters] Oil hits one-week high as Iran-driven rally gathers pace

[Reuters] Fed's Kaplan sees three or four more rate hikes, then a pause

[Reuters] U.S. lawmakers seek more sanctions on 'menace' Russia

[CNBC] Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen pleads guilty, admits to making illegal payments at direction of candidate

[CNBC] Former Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort found guilty of bank and tax fraud

[Newsweek] Europe Must Create New Monetary Fund That Leaves U.S. Out to Save Iran Deal, Germany Says

[NYT] 8 Ways the Next Round of China Tariffs Could Pinch Consumers

[BloombergSub] Fed Minutes May Drop Clue About How Long Powell Will Hike Rates


Tuesday's News Links

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Edge Higher; Dollar Pares Drop: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Dollar heads lower a day after Trump rips Fed and calls China and EU currency manipulators

[Reuters] Exclusive: Trump demands Fed help on economy, complains about interest rate rises

[Reuters] Exclusive: Trump doesn't expect much from China trade talks this week

[Reuters] China says won't resort to strong stimulus but will keep liquidity ample

[CNBC] China's biggest risk may be its property market — not the trade war

[BloombergQ] Emerging Markets May Lose Their Friendly Banker

[BloombergQ] Fed Boss Powell Feels Trump’s Fleeting Loyalty

[CNBC] Trump's attack on Fed crossed 'red line' for markets, could weaken dollar

[BloombergQ] Could Trade War Lead to the Real Thing?

[Reuters] Taiwan loses another ally to China

[NYT] ‘We Cannot Afford This’: Malaysia Pushes Back Against China’s Vision

[WSJ] U.S. Moves Toward New Tariffs on China Despite Fresh Round of Trade Talks

[WSJ] Chinese Banks Turn to New Tool to Win Customers

[FT] US and China to attempt revival of trade negotiations

[FT] Fed chairman has chance to keep economic expectations in check

[FT] US bull market poised to become its longest