Friday, September 27, 2019

Friday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street drops as White House weighs delisting Chinese companies

[Reuters] Treasuries - Yield curve steeper after Trump threatens China delisting

[CNBC] White House deliberates block on all US investments in China

[Reuters] Trump considers delisting Chinese firms from U.S. markets: source

[CNBC] Lending to house flippers hits a 13-year high as prices and competition heat up

[CNBC] Bitcoin nosedives 22% this week to its lowest level since June

[AP] The Latest: German govt says time is running out on Brexit

[Bloomberg] White House Weighs Limits on U.S. Portfolio Flows Into China

[Bloomberg] ‘This Is Huge’ as China Threat Dents Markets: Wall Street Reacts

[Bloomberg] ‘Ludicrous’ Portfolio-Flow Proposal Sends China ADRs Plummeting

[Bloomberg] The Fed Is Girding for Repo Trouble Monday Even as Market Calms

[WSJ] Global Slowdown Spreads Across U.S. Economy

[FT] IPO crashes send chills from Wall Street to Silicon Valley

[FT] Blow to London property market as £850m deal collapses

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Shares rise as trade optimism muffles impeachment noise

[CNBC] Oil prices head for big weekly loss as supply fears wane

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending slows in August; incomes rise

[AP] US durable goods orders edge up slight 0.2% in August

[Reuters] China's August industrial profits fall as headwinds hit firms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The ECB Is Moving Closer to All-Out War

[Reuters] Hong Kong braces for weekend protests ahead of major Chinese anniversary

[Reuters] Japan promotes China as bigger threat than nuclear-armed North Korea

[Bloomberg] U.S. Economy Cools as Consumer Spending Misses Forecasts

[Bloomberg] European Confidence Drops to Four-Year Low as Economy Stumbles

[Bloomberg] Deadly Virus Has Slashed China’s Pig Herd by Half, Rabobank Says

[NYT] Wall Street Skeptics Poke at Start-Up Bubble

[FT] Banks’ demand for short-term cash wanes in Fed’s latest repo operation

[FT] German scepticism of the ECB reveals a eurozone paradox

[FT] Repo turmoil is a symptom of a much bigger problem

[FT] Federal Reserve standing repo facility is coming into view

[FT] Thomas Cook’s collapse shows perils of debt derivatives