Friday, October 25, 2019

Friday Evening Links

[Reuters] Global stocks, dollar, yields climb on trade progress news

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields rise on China trade deal progress; Fed looms

[AP] Crutsinger: US deficit hits nearly $1 trillion. When will it matter?

[Reuters] U.S. government's annual budget deficit largest since 2012

[CNBC] Trump advisor Peter Navarro fighting ‘Phase One’ of China trade deal, sources say

[Reuters] U.S., China 'close to finalizing' part of a Phase One trade deal: USTR

[Reuters] Biggest demonstrations yet rock protest-stricken Chile

[Bloomberg] Ford’s Rating Inches Toward Junk at S&P on ‘Subpar’ Performance

[Bloomberg] Chile’s Popular Unrest Is a Lesson for the World

[Bloomberg] Big VIX Options Trade Braces for a 2008-Like Volatility Surge

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Muted data and Brexit woes douse stocks rally

[Reuters] Gold hits 2-week high as weak U.S. data boosts rate-cut bets

[Reuters] Oil prices steady, on track for large weekly gain

[Reuters] China to ask U.S. to remove tariffs in exchange for ag buys in talks Friday: sources

[Reuters] EU shelves Brexit delay decision as Britain squabbles over election

[Reuters] Wall Street firms record best first-half profit in a decade: report

[Bloomberg] Fed Seen Cutting Rates Next Week and Then Hitting Pause Button

[Bloomberg] China Fires Back at Pence, Says U.S. Should Get House in Order

[Bloomberg] Bond Funds Learn to Exploit Ratings System to Buy Riskier Debt

[Bloomberg] New Normal for India’s Record Borrowing Spree Puts Heat on Bonds

[Bloomberg] Subprime Auto Giant’s Loans Souring at Fastest Clip Since 2008

[NYT] As Mario Draghi Departs, the E.C.B. Is Divided Over His Policies

[WSJ] Businesses Fear U.S., China Won’t Reach Deal on Core Issues