Friday, May 17, 2019

Friday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. stocks drop late in session on trade uncertainty

[CNBC] US trade talks with China have stalled: Sources

[Reuters] China's tough rhetoric leaves trade talks with U.S. in limbo

[AP] Trump lifts tariffs on Mexico, Canada, delays auto tariffs

[Reuters] Trump says EU treats U.S. worse than China does on trade

[Reuters] Trump declares some auto imports pose national security threat

[CNBC] China faces possible hit to credit rating if the trade war isn’t resolved

[Reuters] Trump says looking at alternatives to Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

[Reuters] Boris Johnson clear favorite among UK Conservative members to succeed PM May: poll

[Reuters] Defiant Iran says it can 'easily' hit U.S. ships, works to counter sanctions

[Reuters] Exclusive: Insurer says Iran's Guards likely to have organized tanker attacks

[Bloomberg] China's Central Bank Warns on Trade, Pledges Targeted Stimulus

[WSJ] Trade Battle Poses Risks for Junk-Loan Machinery

[FT] US-China trade war: who will blink first?

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street lower after China's tough talk on trade

[Reuters] Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words

[Reuters] Yen gains as euro and yuan troubled by European vote and trade

[Reuters] U.S. consumer sentiment rises to 15-year high

[Reuters] After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks

[CNBC] China accuses the US of ‘bullying behavior’

[Reuters] U.S. trade war will only make us stronger, China's top paper says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] After Weeks of Losses, China Stock Traders Question Beijing Put

[Reuters] Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles

[Reuters] In China's heartland, once-flush shoppers turn cautious

[AP] Economic sanctions on Huawei could backfire on US firms

[Reuters] China central bank to reduce costs for small firms amid U.S. trade row

[Reuters] China cancels U.S. pork import order as U.S.-China trade war drags on

[Reuters] Fed may not be able to engineer higher inflation: Kashkari

[Reuters] Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader

[Bloomberg] Offshore Yuan Smashing Support Level Leaves Record Low in Sight

[Bloomberg] U.S. Junk Bond Funds Suffer Biggest Outflow Since December

[Bloomberg] China Downplays Chances for Trade Talks While U.S. Plays 'Little Tricks'

[Bloomberg] Investors Are Downplaying ‘Immense’ U.S.-China Damage, Jefferies Says

[NYT] How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on U.S.-China Trade Deal Upended It

[WSJ] Fed Officials Reveal More Doubts About Inflation Dynamics, but See Few Solutions

[FT] US telecoms and tech firms fear fallout from Huawei ban

[FT] Emerging market currencies suffer worst week since 2018 lira crisis