Thursday, August 30, 2018

Thursday Afternoon Links

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Fall on Trump Plan for China Tariffs: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Argentina's central bank hikes rates to 60% as the currency collapses

[Reuters] Yields fall on Trump tariff report, emerging markets uncertainty

[Reuters] Trump ready to ratchet up China trade war with more tariffs: report

[CNBC] Trump threatens to withdraw from World Trade Organization

[MarketWatch] Argentina, Turkey currency carnage keep emerging markets in spotlight

[Reuters] Italian/German bond yield spread reaches widest since 2013

[BloombergSub] China Banks Managing $16 Trillion Can't Stop Talking About Risk

[FT] Argentina is stricken by a crisis of confidence

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Stock market's advance grinds to a halt on China concerns

[CNBC] Turkish lira sinks after reports that a key central bank member could resign

[CNBC] Argentina's currency crashes to an all-time low as it asks the IMF for emergency funds

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending increases strongly; inflation rising

[BloombergQ] Emerging-Market Carry Traders Have Their Worst August on Record

[BloombergQ] Emerging-Market Wobbles to Test Whether Asia Really Is Safer

[CNBC] The Fed may finally see the change in inflation trend it's been looking for 

[CNBC] No profit? No problem. Investors keep snapping up loss-making companies

[BloombergQ] A Month on, BOJ's Tweaks Prove Too Little for Moribund Bonds

[BloombergQ] Trump Blames China for Stalled Nuclear Talks With North Korea

[WSJ] Fresh Stress Grips Weakest Emerging-Market Currencies

[WSJ] Biotech Boom Built Wall Street’s $3 Million Analyst

[FT] John Law, the gambler who revolutionised French finance

[FT] Populism is the true legacy of the global financial crisis