Friday, August 3, 2018

Friday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street gains as upbeat earnings trump trade jitters

[Reuters] Yields slide on rising U.S.-China trade tension

[Reuters] Speculative U.S. 5-year, 10-year T-note net shorts hit record highs -CFTC

[CNBC] There is 'zero' engagement between US and China as trade tensions escalate, official says

[BloombergQ] U.S.'s Kudlow Trash Talks China Calling It ‘Lousy Investment’

[BloombergQ] How U.S. Companies Are Coping With Inflation and Scarce Labor

[Reuters] China tariffs on LNG, oil aim at U.S. energy dominance agenda

[CNBC] Trump trade war will add $3,000 to price of some popular pickup trucks, minivans, Toyota says

[BloombergQ] Italy Starts Budget Talks as Investors Send Warning to Conte

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