Friday, August 2, 2019

Friday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street sinks to one-month low on trade, growth fears

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. 10-year yields post biggest weekly drop in seven years

[Reuters] Trump says China has to do a lot to turn things around in trade talks

[Politico] Trump's frustration with China boils over

[Reuters] China's new U.N. envoy says Beijing ready to fight U.S. on trade

[Reuters] EU governments pick Bulgaria's Georgieva as European candidate to lead IMF

[NYT] China Wants to Hit Back at Trump. Its Own Economy Stands in the Way.

[FT] Donald Trump’s gamble weaves monetary policy into trade war

[FT] US-China trade tensions hit global markets

[FT] Hong Kong: what next for China’s halfway house?

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. drops on Trump's tariff threat, slow job growth

[Reuters] Trump's tariffs jolt global stocks, trigger rush to safety

[AP] China’s yuan falls to 2019 low after Trump tariff threat

[Reuters] Oil prices rebound more than 2% after plunging on Trump's tariff plan

[Reuters] Entire German govt bond yield curve turns negative for first time

[CNBC] Payrolls rise 164,000 as labor force hits a new record

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit shrinks slightly; exports, imports fall

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Sentiment Held Up in July on Brighter Outlook

[Reuters] China warns of retaliation after Trump threatens fresh tariffs

[Reuters] Trump hits China with more tariffs, says Xi moving too slowly on trade

[CNBC] Trump’s latest broadside on China raises fear that the trade war is the ‘new status quo’

[Reuters] Japan's cabinet approves removal of South Korea from favored trade list

[Reuters] Pompeo jabs at China's 'bad behavior', says U.S. will enforce Iran sanctions

[Reuters] South Korea says 'won't be defeated again' as Japan trade row spirals

[Reuters] U.S. pulls out of Soviet-era nuclear missile pact with Russia

[Bloomberg] China's Trump Retaliation Options Range From Soybeans to Boeing

[Bloomberg] China Bond Defaults Rebound Further in July

[Bloomberg] Emerging market currencies hit as Fed disappoints dollar doves

[Bloomberg] Bond Bonanza to Help India Battle World's Worst Bad Loan Ratio

[WSJ] China Lost Spot as Top U.S. Trading Partner in First Half

[WSJ] China Faces Limited Options for Retaliating Against Latest U.S. Threat

[WSJ] China’s Power to Boost Global Economy Is Fading

[WSJ] Chinese Auditors Are on the Hook After Clients Are Caught Cooking the Books

[FT] Renminbi drops to 2019 low on trade war escalation

[FT] US companies take foot off stock buybacks pedal