Sunday, August 19, 2018

Monday's News Links

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Track Gains Across Europe, Asia: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Trade war puts new strains on America Inc's factories in China

[Reuters] Exclusive: China shifts to Iranian tankers to keep oil flowing amid U.S. sanctions - sources

[Reuters] Italy's Salvini says government will stand up against market attacks

[CNBC] Don't expect a 'grand bargain' from new US-China trade talks, expert says

[Reuters] Qatar and Turkey central banks sign swap agreement: Qatar central bank

[AP] Defiant Erdogan casts Turkey currency crisis in religious, patriotic terms

[BloombergQ] Venezuela's 95% Devaluation Adds to Chaos After Drone Attack

[BloombergQ] Bridge Disaster - Italy’s Moment of Truth

[Reuters] ECB on course to normalise monetary policy - Bundesbank chief tells paper

[Reuters] BOJ may be 'stealth tapering' in stock markets, analysts say

[NYT] Greece’s Bailout Is Ending. The Pain Is Far From Over.

[WSJ] At Heart of New Fed Debate: Bonds or Bills?

[WSJ] Luxury Apartment Sales Plummet in New York City

[WSJ] Venezuelan Crisis Escalates as President’s Economic Plans Fuel Tensions

[FT] US banks tap the brakes on consumer credit

[FT] Beijing residential rents jump 25% in July

[FT] Chinese shadow banking contraction set to moderate – Moody’s

[FT] King dollar: Hedge funds sharpen bet on rising greenback

Sunday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Asia Stocks Mixed; Dollar, Yuan Little Changed: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] David Stockman: ‘Unhinged White House’ to cause stock market crash

[Reuters] Turkish lira crisis poses additional risk to German economy: finance ministry

[FT] US companies push rising costs on to customers

[FT] Commodity prices suffer as emerging markets tumble

[FT] Renewed HK dollar pressure coming from weak renminbi

[FT] Italian call for ECB to continue bond buying programme

Sunday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Big Questions on Global Economy Hang Over Jackson Hole Gathering

[Reuters] China regulator asks financial institutions to support infrastructure investment

[Reuters] Tough talks, no agreements at Merkel, Putin meeting near Berlin

[WSJ] As Euro Crisis Ends, Italy Stokes Fear of a Revival

[WSJ] Venezuela Devalues Currency and Hikes Wages, Stoking Fears About Instability

[FT] Emerging market turmoil set to take centre stage again