Tuesday, June 4, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street soars on U.S. rate cut hopes

[Reuters] Trump defies own party to push ahead with Mexican tariff threat

[Reuters] U.S.' Mnuchin to meet with Chinese central banker at G20 finance gathering

[Reuters] Pledging 'appropriate' action on trade risk, Fed's Powell seen opening door to rate cut

[Reuters] Trump says U.S. likely to go ahead with tariffs on Mexico over immigration

[Reuters] Fed mulls next trip to zero with discussion of how, when to roll out QE again

[CNBC] Vice Chair Clarida: If economy slows, Fed will implement policy to keep it in a ‘good place’

[Reuters] China's Xi says economy positioned to meet all challenges: Xinhua

[Reuters] Australia’s central bank cuts rates to record lows as growth sags

[Bloomberg] Powell Signals Openness to Fed Cut If Needed Over Trade Tensions

[Bloomberg] Powell, Taylor Differ on Effectiveness of QE: Conference Update

[Bloomberg] World Economy Turns to Central Banks as Warning Signs Flash Red

[Bloomberg] Short-Seller Pain That Began Monday Just Became a Bloodbath

[WSJ] Trade Risks Prompt Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts

[FT] Jay Powell says Fed is ready to act if trade wars hit economy

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. higher on rate cut hopes

[Reuters] Oil falls to lowest since January on economic slowdown

[Reuters] U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions

[Reuters] China issues travel alerts, slams US ‘interference’

[Reuters] China urges dialogue, negotiation to solve trade row with U.S.

[Reuters] U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants

[Reuters] USTR, Treasury say China pursuing 'blame game' on trade talks breakdown

[Reuters] Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises

[Reuters] China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with U.S. statement on Tiananmen anniversary

[Reuters] On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown

[CNBC] Beijing vows to defend ‘islands and rocks’ in the South China Sea

[Reuters] Kremlin dismisses Trump tweet on alleged Venezuela withdrawal

[Bloomberg] A Near Default in China Gives Bond Hedging Sellers Jitters

[Bloomberg] Trump's Next Trade War Target: Chinese Students at Elite Schools

[Bloomberg] China Moves to Stop a Crash in Booming Electric-Car Industry

[NYT] Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants, After Pressure From Trump to Act

[WSJ] Trade Risks Prompt Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts

[FT] Rare earths: Beijing threatens a new front in the trade war

[FT] News of China’s ‘unreliables list’ spooks foreign business

[FT] US farmers’ borrowing boom is built on shaky land values

[FT] Why Taiwan poses a threat to the US bond market

[FT] China warns of growing difficulties facing students in US

[FT] El-Erian: Political instability is no longer confined to emerging markets