Thursday, June 20, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Risks to Wall Street's rally abound despite record high

[Reuters] Gold hits near 6-year high after Fed signals rate cut

[Reuters] Fed rate-cut hints power S&P 500 to all-time high

[Reuters] Oil jumps 5% on Iran tension, potential U.S. fed rate cut

[AP] Trump suggests Iran's shootdown of drone was accidental

[Reuters] U.S. labor market on solid ground; manufacturing struggling

[Reuters] U.S. redoubles sanctions threat over S-400 as Erdogan vows retaliation

[Reuters] Trump on Fed's Powell: 'You can't win 'em all'

[WSJ] Gold Surges to Highest Price Since 2013 After Fed Hints at Rate Cut

[FT] The question is not whether the Fed will cut rates but why

Thursday's News Links

[CNBC] Trump says ‘Iran made a very big mistake!’ by shooting down US drone

[Reuters] Fed rate-cut signal sends stocks up, bond yields and dollar down

[Reuters] Gold soars to 5-year peak as US Fed signals rate cut

[CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield drops as low as 1.97%, first time below 2% since November 2016

[Reuters] Oil jumps 3% to $63 as Iran shoots down U.S. drone in Gulf

[Reuters] China, U.S. to resume trade talks but China says demands must be met

[AP] China rejects threats, tariffs as way to resolve trade war

[Reuters] U.S. current account shrinks in first-quarter on weak imports

[Reuters] Bank of Japan holds fire on policy, warns of heightening global risks

[Reuters] Australia's central bank flags lower rates in jobs hunt

[Reuters] Then there were two - Brexit campaigner Johnson far ahead in race to lead Britain

[Reuters] Iran shoots down U.S. military drone in Gulf region

[Bloomberg] Bond Market Screams at Fed: Don't Dawdle on Those Rate Cuts

[Bloomberg] Powell Gave, But the Markets Want Much More

[Bloomberg] Corporate America Is Repatriating a Fraction of Foreign Profits

[Bloomberg] Italian Economy Set to Contract at the Worst Possible Time

[NYT] The Fed Threads the Needle, for Now

[NYT] Globalization Is Moving Past the U.S. and Its Vision of World Order

[WSJ] Gold Surges to Almost Six-Year High After Fed Hints at Rate Cut

[WSJ] Investors Are Buying More of the U.S. Housing Market Than Ever Before

[WSJ] A 10-Year Treasury Yield Below 2% Is Something Almost Nobody Saw Coming

[WSJ] Lawmakers, White House Deadlocked in Budget Talks to Avert Next Shutdown

[FT] China banks face liquidity squeeze in wake of Baoshang takeover

[FT] Don’t have too much faith in our central banking superheroes

[FT] Federal Reserve waits for more information before lowering rates