Thursday, August 15, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia stocks nurse losses, bonds hold huge gains

[Reuters] 'Crazy inverted yield curve' vexes Fed, with no clear resolution

[Reuters] Trump says China talks 'productive'; Beijing vows tariff retaliation

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury, investment-grade and money funds attract $15 billion in risk-aversion week

[Reuters] China warns it could quell Hong Kong protesters; Trump urges Xi to meet them

[NYT] Economic Trouble Signs Hang Over Trump’s Trade War

[WSJ] U.S. Shoppers Splurge in Face of Global Headwinds

[WSJ] ECB Has Big Bazooka Primed for September, Top Official Says

[FT] US bond funds swell as investors seek safety

Thursday's News LInks

[Reuters] S&P, Dow rise as U.S. retail sales data counters recession fears

[Reuters] Global stocks hurt by China's trade threats, falling bond yields

[Reuters] Oil prices fall on concerns over recession, inventories

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales surge in July in boost to economy

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending strong; manufacturing struggling

[MarketWatch] U.S. productivity increases 2.3% in second quarter

[Reuters] China says it must take counter-measures to latest U.S. tariffs

[Reuters] Fed's Bullard says only 'sustained' bond inversion would be bearish signal

[Reuters] China's new home prices firm but momentum slows in some parts

[SCMP] 'Trade War Could Last a Decade': Why Chinese Firms are Preparing for Long Haul

[Reuters] As Hong Kong braces for protests, Chinese paramilitary holds drills across border

[Reuters] Taiwan sharply boosts defense budget amid China tension

[Bloomberg] China Home Price Growth Slowest in Five Months as Curbs Bite

[Bloomberg] Negative-Yielding Debt Hits Record $16 Trillion on Curve Fright

[Bloomberg] Europe’s Sinking Bond Yields Pass Ominous Milestone for Traders

[Bloomberg] China Says ‘Foreign Forces’ Must Stop Interfering in Hong Kong

[WSJ] Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak

[WSJ] Warning Signs Point to a Global Slowdown

[WSJ] Trump Ties Trade Deal to China Action in Hong Kong, Suggests Meeting With Xi

[FT] Hong Kong regulator probes Chinese corporate borrowing