Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Dollar Extends Advance After Powell; Stocks Mixed: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Yuan Hits One-Year Low, Testing China's Tolerance for Weakness

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts drop to a nine-month low

[CNBC] Kudlow says President Trump is 'so dissatisfied' with China trade talks that he is keeping the pressure on

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications fall 2.5% as buyers struggle to find affordable homes

[Reuters] Google hit with record $5 billion EU antitrust fine

[Reuters] China says U.S.-led trade war has become biggest 'confidence killer' for world economy

[BloombergQ] Trump’s Trade War May Spark a Chinese Debt Crisis

[BloombergQ] Powell Wants to Create Some Mystery Around Fed Meetings

[BloombergQ] Markets Hear What They Want to Hear From Powell

[CNBC] America may not have the tools to counter the next financial crisis, warn Bernanke, Geithner and Paulson

[WSJ] Fed’s George: More ‘Gradual’ Rate Rises Are Needed

[WSJ] Former Fed Chief Ben Bernanke Says Economic Outlook Is ‘Quite Strong’

[WSJ] Low Stock Trading Volumes Lull Markets

[WSJ] U.S. Commercial Property Values Surge in Niche Sectors

[WSJ] ETFs Unlikely to Cause Widespread Market Disruptions, Research Shows

[FT] Many Chinese consumers ready to boycott US goods in trade war

[FT] Bernanke warns against reading wrong yield curve signal

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks, Dollar Rally as Powell Touts Strong Growth: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar higher after Powell deflects trade concerns

[Reuters] Oil steadies on U.S. stockpile forecasts, Venezuela worries

[BloombergQ] Jerome Powell Hints at a Little Trouble With the Curve

[Reuters] WTO's credibility, survival at risk as trade war looms: experts report

[WSJ] Powell Says Fed Should Keep Gradually Raising Interest Rates

[FT] There’s a bigger worry in China than trade tension

[FT] Federal Reserve should continue raising rates gradually, says Powell

[FT] Yield on 3-month Treasury bills hits 2% for first time since 2008