Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Extend Losses, Treasuries Hold Steady: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar and global bonds track surge in Treasury yields, stocks sag

[BloombergQ] China's Holiday Week Only Gets Worse as Stocks Slump With Yuan

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims drop to near 49-year low

[BloombergQ] Powell Says Fed May Lift Rates to Levels That Restrain Growth

[Reuters] 'Complete insanity' of Italy debt plans may lead to huge restructuring -euro officials

[BloombergQ] The Bond Market Has Gone Soft

[CNBC] 'Irresponsible fiscal policy' is a major concern in the current political climate, says CIO

[CNBC] Chinese spy chips are found in hardware used by Apple, Amazon, Bloomberg says; Apple, AWS say no way

[BloombergQ] Get Ready For Trade War Pain to Spread Through Asia

[BloombergQ] Asia’s Private-Bank Party Is Good While It Lasts

[BloombergQ] Pimco Warns Australia's Property Slump Threatens Banks, Economy

[BloombergQ] The Easy Money Era Is Over in India 

[CNN] US Navy proposing major show of force to warn China

[Reuters] Pence to tell China: We will not be intimidated in South China Sea

[Reuters] Pentagon chief says Russian violation of key arms control treaty 'untenable'

[NYT] Private Businesses Built Modern China. Now the Government Is Pushing Back.

[NYT] Pence Speech to String Together a Narrative of Chinese Aggression

[WSJ] Anxiety Starts to Grow in Junk-Bond Market

[FT] Sovereign bond sell-off spreads worldwide

[FT] ECB retreat on easing ripples out to US bond market

[BloombergSub] The Big Hack: How China Used a Tiny Chip to Infiltrate U.S. Companies

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Financials lift Wall Street, but rate worry caps gains

[CNBC] Rates are surging with 10-year, 30-year Treasury yields touching multiyear highs

[Reuters] Treasuries-Yields hit decade highs as case for Dec rate hike mounts

[Reuters] Powell says we're 'a long way' from neutral on interest rates, indicating more hikes are coming

[Reuters] U.S. services sector activity hits 21-year high; hiring accelerates

[CNBC] The oil market 'fever' might push prices toward $100 before it breaks

[CNBC] Mortgage fraud is getting worse as more people lie about their income to qualify for loans

[AFP] Amid trade spat, US-China military tensions soar 

[WSJ] Treasury Yields Rise to Multiyear Highs After Strong Data

[WSJ] Employer-Provided Health Insurance Approaches $20,000 a Year

[WSJ] The $500 Million Central Bank Heist—and How It Was Foiled

[WSJ] An Unusual Year for Haven Assets Continues

[WSJ] Hedge Fund Highfields Capital To Return Money to Clients

[FT] Treasury sell-off builds as yields eye biggest rise since 2016 election

[FT] US junk debt provides strong returns despite broader woes

[FT] Fed official says US ready for return to tight monetary policy

[FT] Greek bank shares slide on bad debt worries