Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends slightly higher after Fed gives mixed signals

[Reuters] Fed cuts rates on 7-3 vote, gives mixed signals on next move

[CNBC] Here’s what changed in the new Fed statement

[CNBC] The Fed forecasts no further rate cuts for 2019 and 2020

[AP] A divided Fed cuts key rate for 2nd time this year

[AP] The Latest: Fed officials split on interest rate path

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Plans to Intervene in Repo Market for a Third Straight Day

[CNBC] Fed loses control of its own interest rate as it cut rates — ‘This just doesn’t look good’

[CNBC] Trump says Powell and the Fed ‘Fail Again’ — ‘No guts, no sense, no vision!’

[Reuters] Trump orders more Iran sanctions as Saudi displays attack evidence

[Reuters] Pompeo says attack was 'act of war' on Saudi Arabia, seeks coalition

[NYT] Fed Cuts Interest Rates by Another Quarter Point

[WSJ] Fed Cuts Rates By Quarter Point, But Faces Growing Split

[FT] Fed cuts rates as policymaker disagreement grows

Wednesday's News Links

[AP] Stocks mixed ahead of Fed, oil dips on Saudi output recovery

[Reuters] Oil steps back on Saudi supply reassurance, focus shifts to Fed

[Reuters] From oil shocks to funding strains, Fed confronts new complexities

[Reuters] Explainer: The Fed has a repo problem. What's that?

[Reuters] U.S. Fed dusts off old play to soothe money markets

[Reuters] Saudi Arabia promises concrete proof Iran behind oil strikes

[Reuters] Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

[CNBC] US housing starts race to 12-year high in August

[CNBC] Mortgage demand from buyers jumps, just as interest rates spike

[AP] South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens

[MarketWatch] EU car sales drop in August

[Reuters] Exclusive: Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan

[Reuters] Streaming War Spurs Classic-TV Arms Race

[Bloomberg] A Divided Fed May Be Reluctant to Forecast More Cuts

[Bloomberg] Fed Injects More Liquidity Into Repo Market Amid Signs of Calm

[Bloomberg] With Repo Market Still on Edge, Fed Preps Second Blast of Cash

[Bloomberg] ‘This Is Crazy!’: Wall Street Scurries to Protect Itself in Repo Surge

[Bloomberg] Here’s One More Theory on What’s Causing the Repo Squeeze

[NYT] The Fed Is Poised to Cut Rates Again. Here’s What to Watch.

[WSJ] Fed Prepares Second Rate Cut to Cushion Against Global Risks

[WSJ] Fed Intervenes to Curb Soaring Short-Term Borrowing Costs

[WSJ] Index Funds Are the New Kings of Wall Street

[FT] US Federal Reserve rate decision: five things to watch

[FT] European banks fear no escape from negative rates