Monday, January 6, 2020

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. brushes off Middle East tensions as tech-related shares gain

[MarketWatch] Gold closes at nearly 7-year high

[Reuters] Oil steadies as market ponders Iran's next move

[AP] Another major US dairy, Borden, seeks bankruptcy protection

[Bloomberg] China Needs More Than Just Rules to Tackle Rising Bond Defaults

[NYT] Awash in Disinformation Before Vote, Taiwan Points Finger at China

[WSJ] Iranians Rally in Display of Unity as Calls for Revenge on U.S. Deepen

[WSJ] Boeing Considers Raising Debt as MAX Crisis Takes Toll

[FT] US-Iran tensions bring risk back to markets

[FT] US influence in Iraq wanes as Iran strengthens grip

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks wipe out new year gains; gold, oil soar on U.S.-Iran threat

[Reuters] Mideast tensions send yen to three-month peak

[Reuters] Trump stands by threat on Iranian cultural sites, warns of 'major retaliation'

[Reuters] Trump threatens to slap sanctions on Iraq ‘like they’ve never seen before’

[Reuters] Fed focuses on repo market exit strategy after avoiding year-end crunch

[Reuters] Fed faces new trade-offs, hunts for new model, in low-rate world

[Reuters] Fed's Williams says it is important to keep 2% inflation target amid low rates: WSJ

[Reuters] Huge crowds in Iran for general's funeral as new commander promises revenge

[AP] Asian countries brace to evacuate workers in Iraq, Iran

[Bloomberg] Why So Many Emerging Markets Are Blowing Up Right Now

[Bloomberg] Iran’s Currency Feels the Squeeze as Trump Intensifies Rhetoric

[WSJ] Iranians Rally in Display of Unity as Calls for Revenge on U.S. Deepen

[WSJ] It’s White-Knuckle Time for Buyers of Riskier Corporate Loans

[FT] Fed looks forward to ‘boring’ 2020 after frenetic year

[FT] US debt investors seek protection against inflation