Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Dollar Jumps Ahead of Jackson Hole; Stocks Mixed: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Turkey says U.S. waging 'economic war', lira weakens

[Reuters] New home sales fall to 9-month low

[Reuters] U.S. jobless claims fall, point to labor market strength

[Reuters] U.S., China impose further tariffs, escalating trade war

[BloombergQ] China Policy Levers Jammed in Trump’s Flip-Flop World

[Reuters] China's July grain imports plunge as tariffs on U.S. supplies bite

[Reuters] Fed's George sees more rate hikes, despite Trump: interviews

[CNBC] Fed's George says Trump isn't influencing her votes on rate hikes

[CNBC] Trump says the stock market would crash if he were impeached: 'Everybody would be very poor'

[BloombergQ] Turnbull Says He'll Only Step Down If Rivals Produce Signatures

[BloombergQ] Weidmann Says Time for ECB to Exit ‘Very Expansionary’ Policy

[Reuters] ECB hawk Weidmann sees chances dim of succeeding Draghi

[Reuters] Iran threatens to hit U.S., Israel after Trump aide warns of 'maximum pressure'

[NYT] A Brief History of Bull Markets, From Postwar Boom to Housing Bust

[WSJ] U.S. Seizes on Chinese Economic Vulnerability as Trade Talks Start

[WSJ] What to Watch for at Fed’s Jackson Hole Symposium

[WSJ] As Central Bankers Meet, Economic Uncertainties Weigh on Sunny Outlook

[WSJ] Short Squeeze Roils Wall Street’s Favorite Bond Trade

[FT] What to expect from Federal Reserve chair’s Jackson Hole speech

[FT] The tricky politics of being a central banker

[FT] ECB policymakers increasingly confident in inflation reaching target

[FT] Berlin reportedly ready to ditch ECB hopes in favour of EU top job

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Caution creeps into Asian markets as U.S. tariff deadline looms

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Mixed; Treasuries Rise, Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Fed suggests interest rate hike could come soon

[CNBC] Fed officials worry that the trade war poses the biggest threat to 'strong' economy

[Reuters] Exclusive: Bolton remarks proof U.S. targeting Turkey in economic war - Erdogan spokesman

[Reuters] Lula's rising star in Brazil election poll rattles markets

[BloombergQ] When and Why the World Went Wrong

[NYT] Fed Minutes Suggest No Pause in Rate Hikes

[WSJ] Fed Signals Rate Increase at Next Month’s Meeting

[FT] Fed frets over ability to fight next recession