Friday, January 11, 2019

Friday Evening Links

[AP] US stocks drift in a quiet close to another winning week

[Reuters] Powell sought fast end in 2013 to Fed's bond-buying program

[Reuters] If U.S. again risks default, Fed has 'loathsome' playbook

[Reuters] China banks' bad loan ratio climbs to 10-year high at end-2018

[WSJ] Default Fears Add Fresh Stress to Chinese Private Sector

[FT] Powell backed slowdown in Fed bond-buying in 2013

Friday's News Links

[AP] Global stocks give up some gains after solid start to year

[Reuters] Gold set for fourth weekly gain on softening dollar

[Reuters] U.S. consumer prices post first drop in nine months

[Reuters] U.S. expects China's top trade negotiator to visit 'most likely' this month

[Reuters] Exclusive: China to set lower GDP growth target of 6-6.5 percent in 2019 - sources

[CNBC] Moody’s: China’s slowing growth is pushing Beijing to launch new ‘untested’ policies

[Reuters] U.S.-based stock funds draw $8.74 billion in latest week: Lipper

[WSJ] ed Debate Heats Up Over the Size and Composition of Its Bond Holdings

[WSJ] How the Fed Showed It Had the Market’s Back

[WSJ] Junk-Bond Sale Ends 40-Day Market Drought

[WSJ] Chinese Huawei Executive Is Charged With Espionage in Poland

[FT] US execs should worry about travel to China if trade war worsens

[FT] ETF growth sputters after markets’ ‘rocky ride’ in 2018

[FT] Emerging markets can't escape the Fed's balance sheet unwind