Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Slump as Trade Fears Return; Dollar Climbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Trade tensions roil emerging stocks, U.S. sanctions hit Turkey

[Reuters] Italy's markets hurt by political worries, Poste Italiane

[Reuters] JGB yields brush 1-1/2-year high before easing, 10-yr sale awaited

[CNBC] China says it must retaliate against tariffs 'to defend the nation's dignity'

[BloombergQ] China Says It’s Ready to Retaliate on Latest U.S. Tariff Threat

[Reuters] China urges U.S. to 'calm down' in trade dispute, says its tactics will not work

[Reuters] Bank of England raises rates above crisis lows, signals no rush for next hike

[BloombergQ] U.S. Proposes Easing Auto Mileage Rules, California's Authority

[BloombergQ] China’s Empire Of Money Is Reshaping Global Trade  

[WSJ] U.S. Pressures China With Punitive Trade, Defense Measures

[WSJ] Treasury Yield Tops 3% Again

[FT] How Germany became Donald Trump’s European punchbag

[FT] Passive investing is storing up trouble

[FT] Italian bonds face heaviest rise in yield since June

Wednesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Mixed, Treasuries Decline as Fed Stands Pat: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Fed Leaves Key Rate Unchanged With Economy at ‘Strong Rate’

[Reuters] Trump administration confirms plan to raise China import tariff to 25 percent

[Reuters] Fed's plan to raise rates appears intact despite Trump criticism

[CNBC] Here's what changed in the new Fed statement

[Reuters] Emerging market CDS trading value jumps in Q2 -EMTA

[Reuters] Israel warns Iran of military response if it closed key Red Sea strait

[NYT] Chinese Goods May Face 25% Tariffs, Not 10%, as Trump’s Anger Grows

[WSJ] U.S. Considers 25% Tariffs on $200 Billion in Chinese Imports

[WSJ] Treasury Plans to Boost Borrowing as Trillion-Dollar Deficits Loom

[FT] Fed keeps course for September rate increase

[FT] Pakistan puts a spotlight on China’s opaque loans