Thursday, February 21, 2019

Thursday Evening LInks

[Reuters] Wall St. breaks run of gains as economic data disappoints

[Reuters] U.S. existing home sales fall sharply to three-year low

[Reuters] U.S. business spending on equipment weakening

[Reuters] J.P. Morgan cuts U.S. first-quarter GDP growth view to 1.5 percent

[Reuters] Weak U.S. data underscore growing headwinds to economy

[Reuters] Not there yet but closer: Britain and EU haggle over Brexit compromise

[Reuters] U.S.-based leveraged loan funds extend cash withdrawals: Lipper

[Bloomberg] Life Insurers’ CLO Investments Could Pose Big Risks, Fitch Says

[Reuters] Mexican central bank flags Pemex risks to economy -minutes

[Reuters] ECB's Nowotny says EU should agree to issue joint eurobonds

[NYT] U.S. Wrangles China for Firm Commitments as Trade Talks Continue

[WSJ] U.S. Campaign Against Huawei Runs Aground in an Exploding Tech Market

[FT] China restrictions on Australian coal imports alarm markets

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street dragged down by healthcare stocks, weak economic data

[Reuters] U.S. core capital goods orders unexpectedly fall in December

[Reuters] Exclusive: U.S., China sketch outlines of deal to end trade war - sources

[Bloomberg] U.S., China Are Working on Multiple Memorandums for Trade Deal

[Reuters] Exclusive: China central bank sees benchmark rate cut as last resort, may use other tools - sources

[CNBC] Fed's Bullard: Rate hikes, balance sheet reduction 'coming to an end'

[Reuters] Fitch may cut UK's 'AA' rating on Brexit uncertainty

[Bloomberg] Housing Dream Turned Nightmare Spurs a Backlash in Australia

[Bloomberg] Major Chinese Port Bans Australian Coal Imports, Report Says

[Bloomberg] ECB Urged Swift Analysis, No Hasty Decision on New Lending

[AP] Minutes show Fed officials noted number of rising threats

[Reuters] Putin to U.S.: I'm ready for another Cuban Missile crisis if you want one

[WSJ] The U.S. and China Fear Their Leaders Will Cave In on Trade Battle

[FT] Chinese premier in rare spat with central bank

[FT] Why are Eurozone countries still so indebted?