Wednesday, March 6, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street eyes third day of losses as healthcare sector weighs

[Reuters] Tariffs, U.S. government shutdown weigh on still-growing economy: Fed

[Bloomberg] Williams Says Fed Can Be Patient Amid U.S. Growth Slowdown

[Reuters] EU says 'difficult' Brexit talks unlikely to yield swift deal

[Reuters] ECB seen taking tentative step to prop up ailing euro zone

[Reuters] Breakingviews - Hadas: A bluffer’s guide to the MMT debate

[WSJ] Fed’s About-Face Hits Short-Term Bond Investments

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks subdued due to lack of fresh catalysts

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit jumps to 10-year high in 2018

[AP] US budget deficit up 77 percent so far this budget year

[AP] Survey: US businesses added a solid 183,000 jobs last month

[AP] Why a meaningful US-China trade deal could be hard to reach

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications fall, but hint at who is buying homes today

[Bloomberg] Trump Pushes for China Deal in Hope of Fueling Market Rally, Sources Say

[Bloomberg] China Won't Make Big Concessions on Trade Deal, Ex-Minister Says

[Reuters] Australian economy nearly stalls in fourth quarter, local dollar skids

[Reuters] Reflationary BOJ board member calls for more stimulus if economy sinks

[Reuters] Italy plans to join China's Belt and Road Initiative: FT

[WSJ] U.S. Posts Record Annual Trade Deficit

[WSJ] Wall Street to Tamp Down on Default Insurance Bets

[WSJ] Fed Official Monitoring Corporate Debt Levels for Potential Trouble

[FT] Will the Fed be there if markets cry out for another quick fix?

[FT] China’s property developers binge on record dollar debt

[FT] Markets fret over currencies going bump in the night

[FT] Venezuela's long and winding road to debt restructuring