Friday, June 14, 2019

Friday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street ends slightly lower with Fed in focus

[Reuters] Trump says 'it doesn't matter' if China's Xi attends G20: Fox News

[CNBC] Main Street feels the pinch from China tariffs

[Reuters] White House economic adviser Hassett still looking at 3% GDP year: CNBC

[Reuters] Trump blames Iran for tanker attacks, fears of confrontation rise

[Reuters] Exclusive: Hong Kong tycoons start moving assets offshore as fears rise over new extradition law

[Bloomberg] U.S. Lawmakers Begin Push to Support Hong Kong Demonstrators

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer

[FXStreet] Poor Chinese data sends Gold to 14-month high

[Reuters] Oil set for weekly loss as demand fears outweigh geopolitics

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales rise in May; April revised higher

[MarketWatch] Industrial production climbs 0.4% in May on automotive output rise

[Reuters] China's May industrial output growth cools to 17-year low as trade war escalates

[SCMP] China summons US envoy in protest over Washington’s remarks on Hong Kong extradition bill

[CNBC] As Trump demands major concessions, Beijing wants the world to think that the US will blink first

[Reuters] China raises anti-dumping duties on some U.S., EU steel tubes and pipes

[Reuters] Russian central bank lowers key rate to 7.5%, signals more cuts

[Reuters] Fannie, Freddie government guarantee should be limited: U.S. housing finance chief

[CNBC] Bond king Jeffrey Gundlach: ‘I am certainly long gold’

[Reuters] Iran's Rouhani says Middle East situation calls for closer ties with Russia: RIA

[Reuters] China turns its anger on 'Cold War warrior' Pompeo

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Liquidity Tightens as Markets Fall, Protests Hit City

[Bloomberg] The Market Puts the Fed in a Bad Position

[Bloomberg] Ex-PBOC Head Warns Trade War Could Trigger Competitive Devaluation

[Bloomberg] China's Hard Line in Hong Kong Boosts Beijing Critics in Taiwan

[Bloomberg] Gold Busts Above $1,350 as Iran Tension, Fed Outlook Spur Demand

[WSJ] Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight

[WSJ] China’s Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness

[WSJ] Emerging Markets Cut Interest Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy

[FT] Corporate debt dangers still lurk even if Fed eases

[FT] Hong Kong mood darkens as hard hats replace yellow umbrellas

[FT] Are markets somehow ‘broken’?

[FT] Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters