Monday, January 13, 2020

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street hits record, boosted by trade and earnings optimism

[Reuters] Global debt shattering records: IIF

[Reuters] Fed's Rosengren warns of inflation risks to central bank's 'almost ideal' economic outlook

[AP] US budget deficit running 11.8% higher this year

[Reuters] U.S. government posts $13.3 billion deficit in December

[CNBC] US budget deficit topped $1 trillion in 2019 for the first time in seven years

[Reuters] Fed on hold, but will financial risks matter?

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury removes designation of China as currency manipulator

[Bloomberg] Global Debt-to-GDP Ratio Hit an All-Time High Last Year

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Mission to Control Benchmark Rate May Spur Another Tweak

[WSJ] China’s Auto Market Stumbles After 30-Year Boom

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks pinned near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

[Reuters] China's yuan rallies, yen slides ahead of U.S. trade deal

[Reuters] Oil steady on easing U.S.-Iran tensions, eyes on China trade deal

[CNBC] US tensions with Iran could overshadow Washington’s trade fight with China

[Reuters] WeWork debacle has unicorn investors seeking cover

[CNBC] China is the ‘most serious threat’ to the United States, says former security advisor to Obama

[Reuters] Separatists will 'stink for 10,000 years', China says after Taiwan vote

[Reuters] Instant View: India's December retail inflation accelerates to 7.35% year-on-year

[Bloomberg] China State Firm’s $6 Billion Loss Is Among Nation’s Worst Ever

[WSJ] Investors Are Counting on Earnings to Rebound in 2020

[WSJ] Manufacturers Increase Perks to Get New Hires to Move

[WSJ] Corporations Outside of Tech Ramp Up Venture Investing

[WSJ] Beijing Dismisses Taiwan Voters’ Rebuke Over Its Claims to Island

[FT] ECB’s new faces give investors pause for thought over policy shifts

[FT] Billionaires feel the sting of a populist backlash

[FT] Italian politics: Matteo Salvini’s comeback bid