Wednesday, July 18, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Dollar stays strong as China grabs for stimulus levers

[Reuters] Dollar rises to one-year high as Fed comments boost outlook

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to more than 48-and-a-half-year low

[Reuters] China boosts liquidity, set for more policy easing as trade war threatens economy

[BloombergQ] China Flirts With Easier Monetary Policy Amid Slowing Growth

[Reuters] China says U.S. blaming Xi for blocking trade deal is 'bogus'

[CNBC] Trump trade advisor Peter Navarro: 'Zero-sum game' between China and the rest of the world

[Reuters] China to improve macro-prudential, counter-cyclical measures for forex management: official

[BloombergQ] Japan's Trade Minister Suggests Tougher Line on Any Auto Tariffs

[Reuters] EU readies new trade retaliation list before Trump visit

[BloombergQ] China Prods Banks to Support Economy as Policy Shift Emerges

[Reuters] White House struggles to contain political outcry over Trump-Putin summit

[NYT] The Most Important Number in Finance Is Going Away. Wall St. Isn’t Prepared.

[WSJ] Deficit Projected to Top $1 Trillion Starting Next Year

[WSJ] Trump Threatens Auto Tariffs Despite Widespread Opposition

[WSJ] Asian Junk Bonds Are Being Treated Like Trash

[WSJ] As Hurricane Season Arrives, U.S. Homeowners Haven’t Fixed Their Big Underinsurance Problem

[FT] Powell plays down message sent by flattening Treasury yield curve

Wednesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Rise on Profit Optimism; Dollar Holds Gain: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Fed Says Economic Growth Holding Up Even as Trade Concerns Spread

[BloombergQ] Larry Kudlow Blames China’s Xi for Stalling Trade Deal

[CNBC] Former Trump advisor Steve Bannon: 'We're at war with China'

[Reuters] Trump says U.S. may pursue separate trade deal with Mexico

[BloombergQ] Trade War Spills Into Uranium as U.S. Weighs Import Tariffs

[BloombergQ] Banks Brush Off Market Uncertainty With Record Deal Fees

[USAT] No love from Russia: Vladimir Putin's nation dumped US Treasurys ahead of Trump summit