Thursday, August 2, 2018

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Trade worries keep lid on stocks, Italian bonds sell off on government tensions

[Reuters] U.S. job growth slows in July, unemployment rate dips

[Reuters] China unveils retaliatory tariffs on $60 billion of U.S. goods in latest salvo

[BloombergQ] China Steps In to Support Yuan By Boosting Cost to Short

[BloombergQ] U.S. Farmland Values Hit a Record Despite Trade Fears

[Reuters] Chicago is exploring feasibility of pension financing -CFO

[Reuters] China's Unipec suspends US oil imports as trade spat intensifies

[BloombergQ] Turkish Markets Catch a Break on Slower-Than-Forecast Inflation

[WSJ] Trump’s Narrow Window for Trade Wins in China

[WSJ] Turkey Needs Foreign Funds as Short-Term Debt Looms

[WSJ] Selloff of Italian Debt Highlights Concerns Over Politics, Banks

[FT] China tries to restrain bearish bets on renminbi

[FT] China services growth softens further in July

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends higher, driven by Apple, tech

[Reuters] China stands its ground after Trump amps up tariff threats

[CNBC] The Trump administration is headed for a gigantic debt headache

[CNBC] Goldman says U.S. may base tariff decisions on whether China's currency keeps falling 

[Reuters] Argentine monthly industrial output makes sharpest drop since 2002

[BloombergQ] Vancouver Suffers Its Worst July for Home Sales Since 2000

[FT] Trump zeroes in on China after trade truce with Europe

[FT] Central bankers teeter on a tightrope towards normalisation

[FT] US tech faces big risks from Trump’s China trade war

[BloombergSub] Hawkish Fed, Weak Yuan Signal More Trouble Ahead for Emerging Markets