Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Upbeat bank earnings send Wall Street to one-month highs

[Reuters] U.S. labor market tightens, wages grow moderately: Fed Beige Book

[CNBC] US pursuing criminal charges against Huawei for alleged theft of trade secrets: WSJ

[CNBC] Student loan debt is keeping young people from buying homes, Fed study finds

[Reuters] Busiest U.S. port sets all-time cargo record in 2018

[Reuters] May seeks to end Brexit stalemate after winning confidence vote

[CNBC] New research shows how Iranian hackers have collaborated to become one of the world’s most fearsome hacking forces

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Gains in Goldman, BofA drive Wall Street to four-week high

[Reuters] US import prices fall for a second straight month

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage applications climb to 11-month high: MBA

[Reuters] China central bank injects record net $83 billion in open market operations

[Reuters] China's trade faces rising uncertainties this year: official

[Reuters] Search on for Brexit consensus after May's crushing defeat

[Reuters] Leveraged loans echo pre-crisis subprime crash: BoE's Carney

[Reuters] Italian banks face 2019 funding crunch without ECB help

[Reuters] Euro zone slowdown consistent with projections -ECB's Mersch

[Reuters] U.S. eyes Taiwan risk as China's military capabilities grow

[WSJ] Shutdown Forces Federal Contractors to Take Drastic Steps

[WSJ] Warning to Investors: Powell Is No Greenspan

[FT] China home price growth slows in December

[Bloomberg] Goldman Says Rich People Will Drag Down the U.S. Economy by Spending Less

[Bloomberg] Quants Take Beating as Momentum Strategy Lags Stock Rebound

[Bloomberg] London, New York and Hong Kong are No Longer Immune to Global Housing Downturn