Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Earnings send Wall Street higher ahead of Trump State of the Union speech

[Reuters] Gold edges higher as market awaits Trump address

[Reuters] U.S.' Mnuchin, Lighthizer to hold talks next week in China: sources

[Reuters] U.S. services sector activity at six-month low; shutdown blamed

[CNBC] In a surprising twist, the state of housing demand is suddenly strong again – but it could be temporary

[Reuters] Weak demand for U.S. consumer loans fuels spending outlook worries

[CNBC] Goldman Sachs: If you missed the January rally, you likely missed the 2019 gain

[Reuters] Italy's Di Maio meets French 'yellow vests', hails 'winds of change'

[FT] Beijing wary of warnings from the past as it hits ‘18%’ mark

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks sizzle at 2-month highs, iron ore still on fire

[CNBC] Here’s what investors should watch for in Trump’s State of the Union

[Reuters] Fed Chair Powell and Trump met Monday to discuss economy: Fed

[Reuters] Fed's Mester says rates may need to rise if U.S. growth stays on track

[CNBC] Profits in the first quarter are now expected to decline as company outlooks fall short

[Reuters] Loose money era leaves trail of U.S. corporate debt junkies

[Reuters] Trump to choose Treasury's Malpass to lead World Bank: sources

[AP] 5 reasons why autonomous cars aren’t coming anytime soon

[Reuters] Exclusive: Fed could raise rates as much as twice this year - BlackRock's Rieder

[Reuters] Iran warns Israel against further air strikes in Syria

[Politico] Soak the rich? Americans say go for it

[NYT] Tech Is Splitting the U.S. Work Force in Two

[WSJ] Negative Rates Would Have Sped Up Economic Recovery, Fed Paper Says

[WSJ] Car Dealer Lots Are Flush With Unsold Cars as Sales Are Expected To Drop

[WSJ] To Gauge the Health of the Global Economy, Look to Purchasing Managers

[WSJ] Out-of-State Buyers Flock to Miami

[FT] Market calm gives volatility funds a green light to buy

[FT] Italian services sector slips back into contraction in January — PMI

[Bloomberg] Weidmann Comeback Could Yet Jolt ECB Race for Draghi Succession

[Bloomberg] Trade Hawks Quietly Bristle as Trump’s China Deadline Approaches

[Bloomberg] Australians Close Their Wallets as Retail Sales, Imports Tumble