Thursday, January 24, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Nasdaq boosted by chip rally, Dow, S&P 500 stall

[CNBC] White House demands ‘large down payment on the wall’ as Senate tries to reach shutdown deal

[CNBC] Shutdown continues: Senate blocks bills to fund government amid fight over Trump border wall

[Reuters] Fears of tax chaos loom as IRS readies for filing season

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury's Mnuchin sees China trade progress, currency talks

[Politico] White House plans to overhaul housing finance system, top regulator says

[Reuters] J.P. Morgan pares U.S. first quarter GDP view to 1.75 percent

[FT] Taiwan calls for international support in face of China pressure

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] S&P, Dow lower after Commerce Secretary Ross's trade comment

[CNBC] Commerce Sec Wilbur Ross: The US is ‘miles and miles’ from a trade deal with China

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims lowest since 1969

[Reuters] ECB to acknowledge weak growth but keep policy unchanged

[Reuters] Highlights: Draghi comments at ECB press conference

[Reuters] Maduro rival Guaido claims Venezuela presidency with U.S. backing

[CNET] Microsoft's Bing search engine blocked in China

[NBC] Russia warns U.S. against military intervention in Venezuela

[WSJ] Europe’s Political Funk Sets Back Its Economy

[WSJ] China, After Years of Market Meddling, Tries a Lighter Touch

[FT] US and China trade officials set to hold critical negotiations

[FT] Fear of March madness looms over Davos

[Bloomberg] German Manufacturing Slump Casts Cloud Over Europe's Economy

[Bloomberg] Prolonged Shutdown Risks Fading Appeal of Dollar, Treasuries

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Can't Shake Fears That Spurred December's Bloodbath