Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Wednesday Evening LInks

[Reuters] Wall Street extends rally as chipmakers rebound

[Reuters] Oil rises more than 4 percent on U.S.-China trade talk hope, OPEC cuts

[Reuters] Many Fed policymakers urged patience on future rate hikes: minutes

[Reuters] Trump walks out of talks on shutdown, bemoans 'total waste of time'

[Reuters] U.S. stock, bond funds leak $30.4 billion in ominous start to 2019

[Reuters] U.S. focuses on China pledge to buy more goods as trade talks end

[Reuters] Fed policymakers call for caution on further U.S. rate hikes

[Reuters] U.S. money fund assets rise above $3 trillion for the first time since 2010

[CNBC] The government shutdown spotlights a bigger issue: 78% of US workers live paycheck to paycheck

[WSJ] December Fed Minutes Show Officials Saw ‘Limited Amount’ of Additional Rate Increases

[FT] Federal Reserve focuses on how to hit interest-rate target

[FT] KKR warns investors on giant corporate debt loads

[FT] Australia’s house price slide poses threat to economy 

[FT] Italy’s Salvini touts ‘European spring’ with Poland’s rightwing government

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade hopes lift world stocks, oil soars

[Reuters] Oil rises 2 percent on U.S.-China trade talk optimism

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade talks conclude as hopes of a deal build

[Reuters] Chinese state media says any U.S.-China trade agreement must involve 'give and take'

[CNBC] Fitch warns of possible cut to US triple-A rating if shutdown continues

[Reuters] Bostic: Fed needs to be patient, seek 'greater clarity' on economic risks

[CNBC] Sharp drop in rates sparks 23.5% spike in weekly mortgage applications after unusually weak holidays

[BBC] China car sales fall for the first time in 20 years

[Reuters] China plans 2019 fiscal deficit target of 2.8 pct of GDP -Bloomberg

[AP] US consumer borrowing growth up $22.1 billion in November

[NYT] U.S.-China Trade Talks End. Now High-Level Talks Can Begin.

[WSJ] Computer Models to Investors: Short Everything

[WSJ] Fed Meeting Minutes Will Show How Officials Judged Economic Risks

[WSJ] Riches to Rags: Swiss Central Bank Swings from Record Profit to Large Loss

[FT] Volatility: how ‘algos’ changed the rhythm of the market

[Bloomberg] Trump Wants Trade Deal With China to Boost Stocks, Sources Say

[Bloomberg] Weakest Treasuries Demand Since 2008 Sends Bond-Market Warning