Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street tumbles on growth worries, trade fears

[Reuters] Italian long-dated govt bond yields elevated as market digests new issue

[Reuters] German bond yields sink to two-year lows as EU cuts growth forecasts

[Reuters] Trump, Xi unlikely to meet before March 1 trade deadline: U.S. officials

[Reuters] 'Wall of money' flooding emerging markets after Fed change - IIF

[AP] Fed Chairman Powell urges plain speaking at Fed

[Reuters] Fed's Powell repeats that U.S. economy is in 'a good place'

[Reuters] EU slashes euro zone growth outlook, expects inflation to slow

[Reuters] Bank of England sees weakest UK outlook since 2009 on Brexit, global slowdown

[CNBC] ‘Fragility in Italy’s economy needs to be addressed,’ EU warns as it slashes growth forecasts

[WSJ] The Bull Market’s Next Test: A Possible Earnings Slump

[WSJ] ‘This One Here Is Gonna Kick My Butt’—Farm Belt Bankruptcies Are Soaring

[WSJ] 2018 Was Fourth-Hottest Year in Modern Records, U.S. Government Scientists Say

[FT] World’s largest carmakers warn of bleak year ahead

[FT] China lures Taiwanese into ‘brainstorming’ talks on island’s future

[Bloomberg] World's Top Steelmaker Says China Slowdown Weighs on Demand

[Bloomberg] The U.S. Trade Deficit With China Is Set to Balloon Again

[Bloomberg] India's New Central Bank Head Delivers 'Election Cut' for Modi

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] World shares mixed following Trump’s State of Union speech

[CNBC] Steven Mnuchin says trade talks ‘very productive’ so far, confirms he’s headed to Beijing next week

[Bloomberg] Trump Says Trade Deal With China Must Include Structural Change

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage applications fall as borrowing costs slip: MBA

[Reuters] EU's Tusk rebuffs May, says Brexiteers deserve a place in hell

[AP] German factory orders slide in December, undercut forecasts

[CNBC] Investors are buying stocks and bonds at the same time, which means something has to give

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Veteran Says U.S.-China Deal Will Be Sell Trigger

[Bloomberg] ECB Is Said to Need More Convincing on Long-Term Loans for Banks

[Bloomberg] The Next Shadow-Banking Crisis in India