Thursday, February 14, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street regains lost ground as trade optimism offsets bleak retail data

[CNBC] US and China trade negotiators in Beijing reportedly deadlocked on forced technology transfers

[Reuters] U.S. 2018 holiday sales numbers 'surprise' NRF, fall short of expectations

[Reuters] No decision yet on whether to push back China trade deadline: Trump adviser

[Reuters] More Brexit humiliation for May as parliament defeats her again

[NYT] Europe’s Middle Class Is Shrinking. Spain Bears Much of the Pain.

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. lower on weak retail sales data

[Reuters] Yields fall after weak retail sales data

[Bloomberg] U.S.-China Trade Teams Far Apart on Reform Demands, Sources Say

[AP] Retail sales drop the most since September 2009

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices drop for second straight month

[Reuters] Trump considers 60-day extension for China tariffs deadline: Bloomberg

[CNBC] China's January trade data comes in much stronger than expected

[Reuters] China January trade surplus with U.S. narrows to $27.3 billion

[Bloomberg] How China’s JPMorgan Wannabe Became a $34 Billion Debt Risk

[Reuters] 'Black eye' for German economy as it flirts with recession

[SCMP] White House executive order that would bar Huawei from US will be released within days, American officials say

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sachs Says U.S. Exposure to the Global Slump Has Intensified

[Bloomberg] ‘Land of Confusion’ as Junk Defies Wall Street Recession Signal

[Bloomberg] Rand Volatility Tops Global Peers as South Africa Risks Mount

[Bloomberg] A Scandal That Risks South Africa’s Future

[Bloomberg] Shockwaves of Turkey's Market Tremors Keep Pounding Economy

[WSJ] China Seeks to Woo U.S. With Promise of Big Chip Purchases

[WSJ] Debt Investors Embrace ‘Upside Down’ World After Fed Shift

[FT] Warnings over leveraged loans are not mere fear-mongering

[FT] Turkey sells the ‘people’s vegetables’ to counter food ‘terrorism’