Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street rises on Trump's trade comments; Nike hits record high

[Reuters] U.S. Justice Department to open Facebook antitrust investigation: source

[Reuters] Trump says trade deal with China could happen sooner than people think

[Reuters] Lower mortgage rates stimulate lethargic U.S. housing market

[CNBC] New home sales see unexpected surge, but analyst says ‘entry level’ price is now much higher

[Reuters] U.S. new home sales accelerate; lower mortgage rates a boost

[Reuters] Peloton raises $1.2 billion after IPO prices at top of range

[Bloomberg] N.Y. Fed Boosts Size of Repo Ops After Offerings Oversubscribed

[Bloomberg] Health Insurance Costs Surpass $20,000 Per Year, Hitting a Record

[Bloomberg] Xi Doubles Down on Stability-First Slow Growth in China

[Bloomberg] China Defaults Set to Worsen as $7.8 Billion Bonds Due Next Year

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Interior Department Says ‘There Is Not a Climate Crisis’

[WSJ] New York Fed Boosts Size of Repurchase Operations

[FT] New IMF head warns of world’s ability to handle global slump

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Shares stumble over Trump impeachment threat, China jibes

[CNBC] Higher interest rates send weekly mortgage applications tanking 10%

[AP] China rejects Trump criticism on trade

[CNBC] US-China cold war and rising protectionism could split world order

[Reuters] China says has no intent to play 'Game of Thrones' but warns on sovereignty

[Reuters] PM Johnson faces hostile parliament as Brexit chaos deepens

[Reuters] Asia seeks ways to cope with trade war's hit to China demand

[Reuters] BOJ board member says ready to ease again as risks grow

[Reuters] Timeline: Seven decades of Communist China

[AP] New climate report: Oceans rising faster, ice melting more

[Bloomberg] Unprofitable Companies Are Raising the Most IPO Cash Since the Dot-Com Era

[Bloomberg] Repo Turmoil Spawns Doubt Fed Is Targeting Right Interest Rate

[Bloomberg] Gold Gets Another Boost as U.S. Risks Strengthen Case for Havens

[Bloomberg] China’s Economy Struggling Across All Sectors, Beige Book Says

[Bloomberg] India Central Bank Denies Rumors of Bank Closures

[WSJ] China Taps Its Private Sector to Boost Its Military, Raising Alarms

[FT] Global debt surges to highest level in peacetime

[FT] US-China decoupling shifts into capital markets

[FT] China’s shadow banking industry roars back