Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Rise in Treasury yields weighs on Wall St.

[Reuters] World stocks bat aside trade war fears, rally for second day

[Reuters] Dollar near seven-week lows as investors look for fresh drivers

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts rise on jump in multi-family construction

[CNBC] The Federal Reserve has some big decisions to make starting next week

[Reuters] China says won't weaken currency to boost exports, as U.S. tariffs mount

[Reuters] Danske Bank boss quits over $234 billion money laundering scandal

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications rise 1.6% as interest rates hit a 7-year high

[BloombergQ] Cash-Strapped Americans Are Leveraging Their Homes to Pay the Bills

[Reuters] Asian firms' confidence sinks to near three-year low on trade war fears: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD poll

[Reuters] Maintaining China's steady growth increasingly difficult: Premier Li

[CNBC] China will 'emerge stronger' from tariff war, Beijing newspaper says

[BloombergQ] A Chinese Company Reshaping the World Leaves a Troubled Trail

[FT] Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s financial and strategic dilemmas

[FT] The great debate over passive investing and its economic impact

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street rises as blow from new tariffs less than feared

[MarketWatch] 10-year Treasury note yield extends climb above 3%

[Reuters] As trade war escalates, China's US Treasury holdings back in focus: McGeever

[Reuters] China's US Treasury holdings just fell to six-month low amid escalating trade war

[Nextgov] ‘Unprecedented’ Government Spending Spree Picks Up Speed

[CNBC] 'Another trillion in debt, here we come': Cohn sees Trump working with Democrats on infrastructure

[NYT] Consumers Will Increasingly Feel Pain From Trump’s Trade War. Here’s Why.

[WSJ] ECB Succession Race Tests German Faith in Bundesbank Model

[WSJ] Benefit Gains Exceed Wage Growth, New Labor Data Show

[WSJ] Giant Debt Offer Shows Appetite for Low-Rated Companies

[FT] China prepares to dig in its heels in face of US tariff pressure

[FT] White House hawks ratchet up trade hostilities with China

[BloombergSub] China Cuts U.S. Treasury Holdings as Trade War Starts Heating Up