Thursday, October 18, 2018

Friday's News Links

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Gain as Europe Struggles; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Euro, Italian bonds sold as EU warns on Italy budget

[CNBC] Italian bond yields spike to 4-year highs as the EU slams its new budget plan

[CNBC] China markets rebound strongly after turbulent morning; GDP numbers miss forecasts

[BloombergQ] China Urges Investor Calm While Stopping Short of Market Rescue

[BloombergQ] China’s Problems Keep Piling Up With Trump, Economy, and Markets

[Reuters] China economic growth slumps to weakest since 2009, demand ebbs as trade war bites

[Reuters] China Sept industrial output weakens; investment, retail sales beat expectations

[Reuters] China's Sept property investment slows, sales fall

[BloombergQ] The Biggest Companies at Risk as China's Margin Calls Increase

[CNBC] Italy's budget crisis threatens the entire EU project, strategist says

[CNBC] Goldman CEO Solomon says part of October's market sell-off driven by programmatic trading

[NYT] Wall Street Loves These Three Letters. The Rest of Us Should Be Wary.

[NYT] China’s Economy Hits Slowest Pace in a Decade

[WSJ] China Growth Slows to 6.5%; Finance Officials Try to Soothe Worried Investors

[WSJ] Contagion Creeps Back Into Europe’s Bond Markets

[WSJ] Inflation Is Back—and Unilever, NestlĂ© Are Taking Advantage

[FT] Italy’s budget high noon

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. slides as Saudi Arabia, Italy add to economic concerns

[Reuters] Goldman Sachs sees five more Fed rate hikes through end of 2019

[Reuters] Money markets show strain with more Federal Reserve rate rises ahead

[Reuters] Fed's Quarles eyes more dovish rate path, U.S. productivity boost

[CNBC] Larry Kudlow: China 'has not responded positively to any of our asks' in US trade talks

[CNBC] China's stock market is getting pummeled and history shows that is bad news for US markets

[BloombergQ] Authers: What the Fed Minutes Didn't Say Is What Matters