Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia tenses for Fed call, oil slide boosts bonds

[Reuters] S&P flat as government shutdown threat, Fed decision loom

[CNBC] Oil sinks 5% to 15-month low as US and Russian output rises amid signs of faltering demand

[Reuters] Treasury's Mnuchin says expects January trade talks with China: Bloomberg

[CNBC] White House suggests it could back down on $5 billion border wall demand

[BloombergQ] Fed Hasn’t Seen This Much Intra-Meeting Equity Pain Since 2008

[BloombergQ] Here Are 10 Macro Risks Keeping Morgan Stanley WM Awake at Night

[WSJ] White House Signals Flexibility on Border-Wall Funding as Shutdown Looms

[WSJ] Tech Unicorns Are Going Public at Near-Record Pace

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Tech stocks, upbeat earnings boost Wall Street; Fed in focus

[CNBC] Trump and Congress barrel toward a Christmastime government shutdown with no resolution in sight

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts rebound; single-family segment weak

[Reuters] Trump pressures Fed before meeting, warns against 'another mistake'

[CNBC] Xi calls for China to ‘stay the course’: No one is in a position to dictate reform to us

[BloombergQ] China's U.S. Treasuries Holdings Tumble to Lowest Since May 2017

[BloombergQ] China Mutual Fund Closures Hit Record on Shadow Banking Purge

[Reuters] Japan cuts GDP, CPI forecasts on disasters and trade war

[Reuters] Explainer - Brexit basics: What is Brexit and why does it matter?

[Reuters] Chaos on French highways as 'yellow vests' torch toll booths

[WSJ] Smaller Fed Moves Have Bigger Market Impacts

[WSJ] Year of Living Dangerously With Friends and Foes

[FT] Global investors make record shift into bonds

[FT] El-Erian: A dovish hike by Fed will face a struggle to calm investor nerves