Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Sink on Tech Weakness, Rout in Commodities : Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Resurgent dollar sends commodities and emerging markets reeling again

[BloombergQ] Turkish Lira Jumps as Regulator Curbs Bank Swap Transactions

[Reuters] Turkey doubles tariffs on some U.S. imports; lira rallies

[SCMP] Hong Kong Monetary Authority intervenes in currency market for first time since May

[Reuters] China could reportedly use its 'unwritten' tech rules as an 'invisible tool' against US firms

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales increase strongly in July

[Reuters] U.S. second-quarter productivity strongest in three years

[Reuters] Chinese oil importers shun U.S. crude despite tariff reversal

[BloombergQ] No Stopping China's Property Market as Smaller Cities Set Record

[Reuters] China says U.S. solar tariffs violate trade rules, lodges WTO complaint

[NYT] $100 Million Was Once Big Money for a Start-Up. Now, It’s Common.

[WSJ] Turkey Shifts Closer to Russia

[WSJ] Missed Bond Payment in Xinjiang Stirs Chinese Debt Fears

[FT] Turkish central bank raises rates via the backdoor

[FT] Currency pressure forces Hong Kong and Indonesia into action

[FT] US convertible debt splurge reflects tech shares rally

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. rises on earnings optimism, lira rebound

[Reuters] U.S. official warns of more actions against Turkey if pastor not freed

[Reuters] Emerging economies face threat of Turkey knock-on effect

[CNBC] Investors haven't been this bullish on US stocks since January 2015

[BloombergQ] Prices Are Rising for Walmart and Consumers May Feel the Pain

[NYT] Trump’s Trade War Is Rattling China leaders

[WSJ] Sinking Turkish Lira, Indian Rupee Fuel Fears of Contagion

[FT] Financial tremors threaten Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s hold on Turkey