Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Banks lift S&P, Dow; Nasdaq weighed by Microsoft

[Reuters] Trump intends to nominate ex-Fed economist Liang for Fed board seat: White House

[Reuters] Argentina's GDP shrinks 4.2 pct in 2nd quarter

[CNBC] The 'Great Bull' market is 'dead,' and here's what's next, Bank of America predicts

[The Hill] Conservatives left frustrated as Congress passes big spending bills

[Reuters] Canada's Trudeau urges some U.S. flexibility in NAFTA talks

[Reuters] Merkel coalition slides into 'permanent crisis mode' with spy row

[FT] Turkey’s shopping centres at sharp end of currency crisis

[FT] How the biggest private equity firms became the new banks

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Rise in Treasury yields weighs on Wall St.

[Reuters] World stocks bat aside trade war fears, rally for second day

[Reuters] Dollar near seven-week lows as investors look for fresh drivers

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts rise on jump in multi-family construction

[CNBC] The Federal Reserve has some big decisions to make starting next week

[Reuters] China says won't weaken currency to boost exports, as U.S. tariffs mount

[Reuters] Danske Bank boss quits over $234 billion money laundering scandal

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications rise 1.6% as interest rates hit a 7-year high

[BloombergQ] Cash-Strapped Americans Are Leveraging Their Homes to Pay the Bills

[Reuters] Asian firms' confidence sinks to near three-year low on trade war fears: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD poll

[Reuters] Maintaining China's steady growth increasingly difficult: Premier Li

[CNBC] China will 'emerge stronger' from tariff war, Beijing newspaper says

[BloombergQ] A Chinese Company Reshaping the World Leaves a Troubled Trail

[FT] Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s financial and strategic dilemmas

[FT] The great debate over passive investing and its economic impact