Thursday, August 30, 2018

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Global shares extend falls on Trump trade threats

[Reuters] Italian bond market on edge ahead of ratings verdict

[CNBC] 'Urgency' for Asia Pacific mega trade deal as the US mulls $200 billion tariffs on China

[Reuters] Trump tweets are 'messages from some alternative universe': China Daily

[BloombergQ] Trump Says He Has No Regrets Over Appointing Fed Chair Powell

[BloombergQ] This Emerging Market Selloff Looks Contagious

[Reuters] China August factory pick up surprises, but export orders fall again

[BloombergQ] Here Are All the Highlights From Trump’s Oval Office Interview

[BloombergQ] U.S. and China Need to Compromise on Trade, and Soon

[Reuters] Exclusive: Iran moves missiles to Iraq in warning to enemies

[WSJ] Brazil’s Sky-High Lending Rates Hurt Consumers—and Economic Growth

[FT] Why currency markets are so worried about Argentina

[FT, Tett] Have we learnt the lessons of the financial crisis?

[FT] Risk taking in US commercial property market runs hot

Thursday Afternoon Links

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Fall on Trump Plan for China Tariffs: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Argentina's central bank hikes rates to 60% as the currency collapses

[Reuters] Yields fall on Trump tariff report, emerging markets uncertainty

[Reuters] Trump ready to ratchet up China trade war with more tariffs: report

[CNBC] Trump threatens to withdraw from World Trade Organization

[MarketWatch] Argentina, Turkey currency carnage keep emerging markets in spotlight

[Reuters] Italian/German bond yield spread reaches widest since 2013

[BloombergSub] China Banks Managing $16 Trillion Can't Stop Talking About Risk

[FT] Argentina is stricken by a crisis of confidence