Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow plunges 700 points after bond market flashes a recession warning, Citigroup tanks 5%

[Reuters] Gold rises as global recession fears lift safe-haven appeal

[Reuters] Oil tumbles 5% on weak global economic data, U.S. crude build

[Reuters] Argentina announces economic relief plan but peso still flailing

[Reuters] Trump sees Fed rather than trade war as source of market turmoil

[Reuters] No concessions from China as Trump postpones some tariffs: U.S. officials

[Reuters] U.S. yield curve inverts for first time in 12 years, flags recession

[Politico] Wilbur Ross: No date for next round of U.S.-China talks

[Reuters] Exclusive: China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up

[Asia Times] Auerback: It was more like a couple of Asian decades

[Reuters] With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM

[Reuters] Trump says any Fed action is 'very, very late'

[WSJ] China’s Economy Weakens on Several Fronts as Trade War Rages

[WSJ] Italy’s Rival Parties Look to Block Salvini’s Bid for Power

[FT] Italian government on the brink — what happens next?

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street slides as recession fears grow

[Reuters] Stocks wilt as bond markets flash recession warnings

[Reuters] Chinese yuan surrenders some gains; yen climbs as growth fears return

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury bond curve inverts for first time since 2007 in recession warning

[Reuters] Gold prices rise 1% on global recession fears

[Reuters] China's economy worsens in July, industrial growth at 17-year low as trade war escalates

[Reuters] China's property investment slows in July as Beijing tightens curbs

[Reuters] Shrinking German economy 'on edge of recession' as exports stutter

[Axios] Scoop: How the U.S. decided which China tariffs will be delayed

[CNBC] China accuses Pelosi and McConnell of inciting ‘chaos’ in Hong Kong

[Reuters] Japan's June machinery orders post biggest jump on record in relief for economy

[Reuters] China says Hong Kong protests 'near terrorism' as airport reopens

[Bloomberg] China Sticking to September U.S. Trade Talks After Tariff Delay

[Bloomberg] Yield Curves Invert in U.S., U.K. as ‘Doom and Gloom’ Spreads

[Bloomberg] ECB Warns Banks to Speed Their Preparations for a No-Deal Brexit

[Bloomberg] America’s Student-Loan Burden Is Getting Severe

[Bloomberg] Foreigners Dump South African Bonds on Threat of Downgrade to Junk

[WSJ] Rising Repo Rates Fuel Concern Over Mounting U.S. Debt

[WSJ] Trade War Takes Toll on Economic Growth in Germany, China

[WSJ] As Global Order Crumbles, Risks of Recession Grow

[WSJ] Commercial Real-Estate Prices Stumble in Global Capitals

[FT] Turkey: why Erdogan gambled on a pivot to Russia

[FT] India’s clampdown in Kashmir reflects international disorder