Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Halt Rally, Dollar Slips With Crude: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] US crude drops 3.2% to 7-week low

[Reuters] Italy's bond yields rise after budget comments by deputy PM

[WSJ] China Retaliates With New Tariffs, Hunkering Down for a Long Trade Fight

[WSJ] Pricey Housing Markets in West Are Cooling Off Most Quickly

[WSJ] The EU Spent a Bundle to Unify the Continent. It’s Not Working.

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