Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Technology Shares Surge as U.S. Stocks Pad Records: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Fed staff research anchors subtle shift that could lead rates higher

[BloombergQ] Short Bets on World’s Biggest Tech Stocks Surge to $37 Billion

[CNBC] Pending home sales fall for seventh straight month in July

[CNBC] Moody's downgrades Ford's credit rating to one notch above junk bond status

[Reuters] Argentina burns reserves to support peso, asks for early IMF funds

[BloombergQ] Argentina Asks IMF to Quicken Payments From $50 Billion Line

[BloombergSub] Argentine Bond Risk Soars With Investors Losing Faith in Macri Era

[FT] Trump says China actions ‘not helpful’ in denuclearising N Korea

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks slip as uncertainty over NAFTA nags

[Reuters] Turkish bank bonds fall after Moody's warning, FinMin comments

[Reuters] Italian bond yields fall on report govt may ask ECB for support

[Reuters] Canada, U.S. set for second day of NAFTA talks amid growing optimism

[Reuters] U.S. second-quarter GDP growth revised up to 4.2 percent

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications decline, even as rates slip

[Reuters] China's state planner head says economy faces increased risks in second half

[BloombergQ] Biggest Leveraged Loan of 2018 Hits Market for Reuters Buyout

[BloombergQ] Italy Bond Traders Aren’t Sitting and Waiting for the Next Storm

[BloombergQ] How Chinese Technology Grew to Rival Silicon Valley

[CNBC] 'I hate them': Locals reportedly frustrated with Alphabet's self-driving cars

[BloombergQ] Fire-Plagued California Facing More Climate-Change Risks

[WSJ] U.S. GDP Growth Revised Up in Second Quarter

[FT] Italian banks’ bond purchases slow after hitting a record

[BloombergSub] Melt-Up on the Mind as Relentless U.S. Stocks Approach Euphoria

[BloombergSub] Who Will Be the Next ECB President?