Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[CNBC] UK Prime Minister Theresa May wins confidence vote

[Reuters] Wall Street rises on U.S.-China trade optimism

[Reuters] Treasuries-Yields rise as stocks rally on U.S.-China trade optimism

[CNBC] China readying plan to widen foreign access to its economy: WSJ

[BloombergQ] National Debt Under Trump Is Surging at Its Fastest Pace Since 2012

[Reuters] Breakingviews - Challenge to Theresa May clarifies Brexit endgames

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage activity hits 2-month high as interest rates fall: MBA

[Reuters] US CLO issuance sets new record with more than US$124bn of volume

[Reuters] Germany seeks to assist potential bank merger: Bloomberg

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks cheered by Trump trade talk; sterling claws off lows

[BloombergQ] Stocks Rally on Renewed Trade Hopes; Pound Climbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rises more than 1 percent on OPEC-led supply cuts, trade talk hopes

[Reuters] U.S. consumer prices unchanged; underlying inflation firm

[CNBC] UK prime minister to face no-confidence vote as Brexit hangs in the balance

[Reuters] Exclusive: Trump says Fed shouldn't hike rates, but calls Powell 'a good man'

[BloombergQ] Trump Says Fed `Would Be Foolish' to Raise Rates This Month

[BloombergQ] China Default-Risk Jumps to 2005 High, Says Moody's Analytics

[Reuters] Canada home prices fall in November for second straight month: Teranet

[BloombergQ] El-Erian: Huawei Case Will Split Nations Between U.S. and China

[BloombergQ] Gundlach Says the Bond Market Thinks Rate Hikes Are Unlikely in 2019-2020

[Reuters] Time's 'Person of Year' goes to journalists, including Reuters pair

[WSJ] China Is Preparing to Increase Access for Foreign Companies

[WSJ] Trade Deals With China—Done the Chinese Way

[WSJ] ECB Stimulus’s Mixed Legacy: Economic Success, Political Fiasco

[WSJ] Around the World, Climate Goals Clash With Reality

[FT] Draghi set to guide ECB gently through the QE exit

[FT] Index fund managers are too big for comfort