Friday, October 19, 2018

Friday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Edge Lower as Treasuries, Greenback Fall: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Euro, pound rally on Brexit concession; global stocks dip

[Reuters] Fed's Kaplan sees two-three more rate hikes to hit 'neutral' level

[FT] Moody’s pushes Italy’s credit rating closer to junk

[FT] Real estate loans by small banks stir fears

Friday's News Links

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Gain as Europe Struggles; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Euro, Italian bonds sold as EU warns on Italy budget

[CNBC] Italian bond yields spike to 4-year highs as the EU slams its new budget plan

[CNBC] China markets rebound strongly after turbulent morning; GDP numbers miss forecasts

[BloombergQ] China Urges Investor Calm While Stopping Short of Market Rescue

[BloombergQ] China’s Problems Keep Piling Up With Trump, Economy, and Markets

[Reuters] China economic growth slumps to weakest since 2009, demand ebbs as trade war bites

[Reuters] China Sept industrial output weakens; investment, retail sales beat expectations

[Reuters] China's Sept property investment slows, sales fall

[BloombergQ] The Biggest Companies at Risk as China's Margin Calls Increase

[CNBC] Italy's budget crisis threatens the entire EU project, strategist says

[CNBC] Goldman CEO Solomon says part of October's market sell-off driven by programmatic trading

[NYT] Wall Street Loves These Three Letters. The Rest of Us Should Be Wary.

[NYT] China’s Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade

[WSJ] China Growth Slows to 6.5%; Finance Officials Try to Soothe Worried Investors

[WSJ] Contagion Creeps Back Into Europe’s Bond Markets

[WSJ] Inflation Is Back—and Unilever, NestlĂ© Are Taking Advantage

[FT] Italy’s budget high noon