Friday, January 18, 2019

Friday Evening Links

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

[Reuters] Exclusive: U.S. demands regular review of China trade reform

[Reuters] White House adviser Kudlow says making good progress on China trade talks

[Reuters] Testing times from Beijing to Wall Street

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Had Year to Forget in 2018

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks bask in trade optimism, set for fourth straight week of gains

[Reuters] Pound set for biggest weekly gain vs euro in more than a year on Brexit hopes

[CNBC] China to offer path to eliminate trade imbalance with US: Bloomberg News

[Reuters] U.S. manufacturing output posts biggest gain in 10 months

[Reuters] Shutdown clouds outlook for consumer-driven U.S. economic growth

[Reuters] Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources

[AP] China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

[Reuters] Job jitters mount as China's factories sputter ahead of Lunar New Year

[Reuters] Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders

[Reuters] China trims 2017 GDP growth rate just before 2018 pace unveiled

[CNBC] Fears of excessive debt drive more countries to cut down their Belt and Road investments

[Reuters] Bad bets on oil, gas spark wave of energy-fund closures

[Reuters] U.S. Navy chief does not rule out sending aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

[WSJ] Drugmakers Raise Prices Amid Shortages, Recalls

[FT] Donald Trump’s cold war tactics will not work with China

[FT] Eurozone house price growth squeezed by weaker Italian market