Wednesday, October 17, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] World stocks wobble as Wall St. cuts losses; oil off after U.S. data

[Reuters] Oil prices slump after large build in U.S. stockpiles

[Reuters] Every Fed policymaker was on board for September rate hike: minutes

[Reuters] White House's Kudlow says Trump not demanding Fed policy change

[CNBC] Here's what Wall Street isn't paying attention to from the Fed

[Reuters] Italy's PM Conte sees no room to change 2019 budget plan

[BloombergQ] Apartment Permits in U.S. Hit Two-Year Low on Glut, Rising Costs

[Reuters] U.S. holiday hiring hits highest since 2014 as consumer confidence soars

[Reuters] May faces EU leaders as Brexit talks stall

[WSJ] Fed Minutes Point to Continued, Gradual Interest-Rate Increases

[WSJ] As Easy Money Wanes, Investors Scramble to Adapt

[FT] Fed defies Trump with plans for more tightening

Wednesday News Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Slide as Confidence Fades; Dollar Advances: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] World stock recovery loses steam as European auto sector takes beating

[Reuters] Oil prices fall ahead of U.S. crude stocks data

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts fall more than expected in September

[BloombergQ] U.S., China Clash Over How to Solve ‘Existential’ Trade Threat

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications tank 7.1% as interest rates surge to a near 8-year high

[BloombergQ] Bond Traders Are Paid Big to Dump U.S. Treasuries and Go Abroad

[Reuters] China Sept new loans rebound on policy easing, more steps seen

[Reuters] Brazil's federal police asks top court to indict President Temer on graft charges

[Reuters] Pompeo meets Erdogan after talks with Saudis on missing journalist

[BloombergQ] Mueller Ready to Deliver Key Findings in His Trump Probe, Sources Say

[WSJ] Trump Complains About Rising Interest Rates, Calling the Fed ‘My Biggest Threat’

[FT] The weaponisation of the dollar is alienating many governments

[FT] China homeowners stage protests over falling prices

[FT] Italy’s ambitious budget proposals in charts