Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia stocks slip after Fed tempers aggressive rate cut expectations

[Reuters] Wall Street drops on trade worries, Fed Chair Powell's speech

[Reuters] Gold soars to six-year high, stocks slide after Powell speech

[Reuters] Treasuries - Yields fall as trade war concerns offset Bullard comments

[Reuters] Fed pushes back on aggressive U.S. rate cut views

[Reuters] Powell says Fed is wrestling with whether to cut rates, insulated from politics

[Reuters] Fed's Bullard says he doesn't see need for half-point rate cut - Bloomberg interview

[Reuters] Fed's Bullard says he was approached about possible Fed board seat

[Reuters] U.S. hopes to re-launch China trade talks, won't accept conditions on tariffs: official

[Reuters] Trump and Xi meet Saturday — If it goes poorly, the global economy could teeter into recession

[The Hill] CBO projects 'unprecedented' debt of 144 percent of GDP by 2049

[Reuters] UK PM contender Johnson challenges rival to commit to Oct. 31 Brexit date

[Reuters] Trump threatens 'obliteration' as Iran condemns sanctions on Khamenei

[WSJ] Fed’s Powell: Trade Uncertainty, Global Growth Worries Could Prompt Rate Cuts

[WSJ] China’s Consumers Turn Cautious, Weakening President Xi’s Hand Before Trump Meeting

[WSJ] U.S., Iran Step Up Rhetoric After Washington’s Sanctions Threat

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Trade stress, Iran tensions hits stocks, dollar frets on Fed doves

[Reuters] Dollar weighed by Fed prospects; Swiss franc, gold shine on geopolitics

[Bloomberg] Gold Jumps to Highest in Almost 6 Years Fueled by Rising Risks

[CNBC] U.S. new home sales drop for second straight month

[CNBC] Consumer confidence drops more than expected, reaching its lowest point in nearly two years

[CNBC] Home price gains shrink slightly in April, but some cities are heating up again: S&P Case-Shiller

[Reuters] Trump 'comfortable with any outcome' from pivotal Xi talks: official

[Reuters] China, U.S. trade officials talk ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

[AP] China criticizes possible US penalties against banks

[AP] China hoping Trump-Xi meeting will help bridge differences

[Reuters] Trump privately talks about ending Japan defense treaty: Bloomberg

[Reuters] Iran says U.S. sanctions on Khamenei mean end of diplomacy

[Bloomberg] U.S. Plays Down Expectations for Trump-Xi Meeting With Hard Line

[Bloomberg] A Dark Alley in China's Credit Market Suddenly Getting Rough

[Bloomberg] Pain From Trump's China Tariffs Spreads, Reshaping Global Trade

[Bloomberg] Japan Says Safety of Ships in Hormuz Is a Matter of ‘Life and Death’

[Bloomberg] 100-Year Bond Yielding Just Over 1% Shows Investors' Desperation

[WSJ] Global Telecom Carriers Attacked by Suspected Chinese Hackers

[FT] Public default at Chinese trust company highlights cracks in market

[FT] Markets ‘bullying’ Federal Reserve on interest rate cuts

[FT] Tale of 2 markets: riskiest bonds hit by trade worries

[FT] Havens shine on global markets as investors wait for trade talks

[FT] Why China fell out of love with New York property