Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street edges lower in mixed earnings day

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields lower on soft global data, after strong auction

[Reuters] Trump renews threat to close Mexican border, send more troops

[Reuters] Iran's Zarif warns U.S. of 'consequences' over oil sanctions, Strait of Hormuz

[Reuters] South Korea economy unexpectedly contracts in first quarter, worst since global financial crisis

[Bloomberg] Mortgage Traders Breathe Easier as the Risk of a Refinancing Wave Ebbs

[WSJ] Fannie and Freddie’s Uncertain Future, Explained

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street dips after mixed earnings

[Reuters] Oil dips on well supplied markets despite tighter Iran sanctions

[Reuters] Lighthizer, Mnuchin to hold trade talks next week in Beijing -White House

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications fall as the highest rates in a month are spooking spring buyers

[Reuters] China's economy still faces downward pressure: premier

[Reuters] China to recalibrate Belt and Road, defend scheme against criticism

[Reuters] Struggling industry saps German business morale as trade woes bite

[Reuters] Explainer: Securing the 5G future - what's the issue?

[Reuters] Hedge funds bet big on spike in U.S. gasoline prices: Kemp

[AP] Boeing pulls 2019 forecast, suspends buybacks

[Bloomberg] China Injects Loans While Avoiding Broad Easing

[Reuters] China navy chief takes dig at U.S. freedom of navigation patrols

[Bloomberg] ‘Extreme’ Stock-Valuation Gap Looms Over Gravity-Defying Rally

[Bloomberg] The Fed’s Dual Mandate Is Outdated

[Bloomberg] The Real Crisis Risk at the ECB

[NYT] Made in China, Exported to the World: The Surveillance State

[WSJ] Deutsche Bank Considers Forming ‘Bad Bank’

[FT] China tech groups delay IPOs as US tensions bite