Sunday, November 4, 2018

Monday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Tech Slump Drags on U.S. Stocks as Crude Rallies: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Investors slam brakes on stocks rally as trade, Fed worries dominate

[BloombergQ] Italy's Bonds Drop as Leaders Defiant Before Eurogroup Meeting

[Reuters] Oil prices fall as U.S. grants Iran sanction waivers to major importers

[BloombergQ] Both Parties Brace for Surprises as Midterm Campaign Goes Down to the Wire

[BloombergQ] Xi's Swipes at Trump Show China Standing Its Ground in Trade War

[CNBC] Xi Jinping Criticizes ‘Law of Jungle’ in Veiled Swipe at Trump

[CNBC] China's Xi again talks up commitment to 'free trade'

[Reuters] Kuroda concedes BOJ's easy policy hurting banks, but rules out rate hike

[CNBC] David Stockman: Epic downturn is here, brace for 40% market plunge

[BloombergQ] Turkish Inflation Climbs as Lira Slump Feeds Into Prices

[Reuters] U.S. imposes more sanctions on Iran, Tehran decries 'bullying'

[NYT] China Seeks Allies as Trump’s Trade War Mounts. It Won’t Be Easy.

[WSJ] Key Races to Watch in Tuesday’s Midterm Elections

[WSJ] Fading Hopes for U.S.-China Trade Truce Hit Markets

[WSJ] From Farms to Pharma, What the Midterms Mean for Business

[WSJ] Companies Feel the Tariff Pinch

[FT] Must-read stories to understand the US midterm elections

[FT] China’s Xi Jinping hits out at ‘law of the jungle’ trade policies

[FT] China services PMI slips to 13-month low

[FT] Hedge funds overly optimistic on risk, SocGen finds

[FT] BoJ governor Kuroda hints at monetary tightening

Sunday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Asia Stocks Lower on Trade Concern; Pound Jumps: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil falls as U.S. grants Iran sanction waivers to eight importers

[Reuters] Fed was afraid of negative interest rates: ex vice chair Fischer

[WSJ] How Angela Merkel Foiled a Backroom Coup in One Late Display of Clout

[FT] Cracks start to emerge in US corporate bonds

[FT] Global slowdown begins to look more troublesome

[FT] Italy spending plans a recipe for all Europe, says Di Maio

Sunday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Trump-Xi Trade Deal Is Likely to Begin Rather Than End at G-20

[AP] Anxious politicians and volunteers make final election push

[BloombergQ] Xi to Face World Tired of Empty Promises at Big China Trade Fair

[BloombergQ] World Economy Risks Returning to Sync, This Time to the Downside

[Reuters] Merkel's conservatives quarrel over party's course

[WSJ] Newly Public Tech Firms Race Back to Market as IPO Frenzy Continues

[WSJ] Peaking Corporate Profits Put Global Stocks at a Crossroads

[WSJ] China to Tighten Rules on Five Financial Giants