Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Stocks surge on Fed pledge to pause, dollar slips

[CNBC] Gold rises after Fed points to slower pace of rate hikes

[Reuters] In a shift, Fed will be 'patient' on future U.S. rate hikes

[AP] Fed sees low rates well into future and excites Wall Street

[AP] For US-China trade talks, hopes are high, expectations low

[CNBC] Private companies add 213,000 jobs in January, easily topping expectations: ADP/Moody’s Analytics

[CNBC] Pending home sales drop in December despite much lower interest rates

[Reuters] Investors flood U.S. bond funds with cash for 3rd straight week -ICI

[NYT] Fed Signals End of Interest Rate Increases

[WSJ] Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged, Signals Possible End to String of Rate Increases

[WSJ] Powell Now Owns the Fed’s Balance-Sheet Problem

[FT] Fed puts rate rises on hold as global economy slows

[Bloomberg] Europe Stays in Gloomy Mood as Germany Slashes Its 2019 Outlook

[Bloomberg] ECB Stimulus Looks Endless Now. Here's What It Means for Markets

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks steady before Fed as Apple relief offsets Brexit complications

[Reuters] Fed likely to hold rates steady as it navigates data blind spots

[Reuters] U.S., China launch high level trade talks amid deep differences

[WSJ] Federal Reserve Likely to Hold Rates Steady

[WSJ] As China Trade Talks Begin, Trump Faces Pressure to Make a Deal

[WSJ] Trump Won’t Act Alone to Get Fannie, Freddie Out of Government Control

[FT] China’s slowdown is of its own doing

[FT] S&P route into China’s $12tn bond market faces perils

[Bloomberg] Powell to Stress Fed Patience on Rate Hikes: Decision Day Guide

[Bloomberg] U.S. and China Are Talking Some More, But Deal Prospects Are Still Slim

[Bloomberg] Fed's Big Balance Sheet Wind-Down May Be Halfway Complete

[Bloomberg] At Least 20 Companies in China Issued Profit Warnings in One Day