Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. flat as trade tensions mute earnings optimism

[Reuters] World shares hold at one-week high, sterling's slide gathers pace

[Reuters] China shares resume skid as fresh US tariffs overshadow stimulus pledges

[Reuters] Turkish lira weakens again, eyes on Washington talks

[Reuters] U.S. finalizes next China tariff list targeting $16 billion in imports

[Reuters] China to slap additional tariffs on $16 billion worth of U.S. goods

[Reuters] Fed's Barkin says U.S. interest rates need to rise further

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage activity falls to two-and-a-half year low: MBA

[BloombergQ] U.S. Midterms Pose Big Risk for Markets, Standard Chartered Says

[Reuters] Volatility slump stokes flames for post-summer blow up: McGeever

[BloombergQ] China Car Sales Drop Accelerates on Slowing Economy, Trade War

[Reuters] Italy's economy minister sees lower growth, higher deficit next year

[Reuters] China, Germany defend business with Iran in face of U.S. threats

[WSJ] China Hunkers Down for a Long Trade Fight

[WSJ] Traders Pile Into Bets That Stock Rally Will Continue

[FT] Why Japan is an unexpected threat to financial stability

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P nears record as bank, tech stocks climb

[Reuters] U.S. job openings hover at record highs in June

[Reuters] Record U.S. 1-month bill supply sold at lower demand

[CNBC] 20% interest rates, crashing capital markets: Trump's sanctions causing turmoil in Turkey

[Reuters] Elon Musk considers taking Tesla private in tweet, shares rise

[Reuters] Trump says firms doing business in Iran to be barred from U.S. as sanctions hit

[UK Guardian] Turkey under pressure to raise interest rates as economic crisis looms

[WSJ] Bankruptcy Filings Surge Among Older Americans

[WSJ] China Uses Lower-Profile Swaps Market to Bolster Yuan

[FT] China’s Belt and Road projects drive overseas debt fears

[FT] Saudi Arabia’s furious attack on Canada shocks western allies

[FT] Turkey: how investors turned on Erdogan