Thursday, July 19, 2018

Friday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks, Dollar Decline as Trump Turns Up Rhetoric: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] US dollar falls as Trump accuses 'China, European Union and others' of manipulating their currencies

[CNBC] Trump says he's 'ready' to put tariffs on all $505 billion of Chinese goods imported to the US

[CNBC] Trump hits the Fed again in tweet: 'Tightening now hurts all that we have done'

[CNBC] Trump says stock market gains since election give him opportunity to wage a trade war: 'We’re playing with the bank's money'

[SCMP] China’s central bank preparing further policy easing to counter credit squeeze

[BloombergQ] Italian Markets Rattled After Tria's Future Is Thrown Into Doubt

[CNBC] 4 powerful weapons China has in its arsenal to win the US-China trade war

[BloombergQ] Yuan's Fallout for Markets Means No Summer Lull for Traders

[BloombergQ] China's P2P Platform Failures Surge as Panic Spreads in Market

[BloombergQ] Climate Change Is Disrupting the Planet’s Seasons

[BloombergSubscription] China Firms Went Deep in Debt. Here Come the Defaults

[WSJ] Trump Says He’s Ready to Impose Tariffs on $500 Billion in Chinese Imports

[WSJ] Trump’s Fed Outburst: All Downside, No Upside

[WSJ] U.S. Grain Prices Crunched by Trade Fears

[FT] Quant funds lose their shine as strategies falter

[FT] Henry Kissinger: ‘We are in a very, very grave period’

[FT] Inside China’s surveillance state

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. stocks fall on sour earnings, trade fears

[BloombergQ] Trump Blasts Powell’s Rate Hikes, Trespassing on Fed’s Independence

[Reuters] Trump says 'not thrilled' about U.S. interest rate hikes

[CNBC] Trump's Fed criticism is nearly without precedent in US history

[Reuters] Trump and dollar: friend or foe?

[BloombergQ] Trucking Woes Plague Fed Districts With Drivers Hard to Find

[BloombergQ] Catastrophes Unlike Anything in Past Decade Wallop U.S. Insurers

[BloombergQ] Hedge Fund Investors Pull Money for First Time Since 2017

[WSJ] Donald Trump Says He’s ‘Not Happy’ About Federal Reserve Interest-Rate Increases

[FT] The Chinese Communist party entangles big tech

[FT] Investors pile yet more cash into tech stock funds