Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] World stocks sideswiped by Wall Street, U.S. yield curve double whammy

[BloombergQ] Offshore China Stocks Retreat as Trade Doubts Return; Bonds Rise

[Reuters] Oil prices skid with global stock markets; U.S. supply swells

[Reuters] China confident on U.S. trade pact, Trump cites Xi's 'strong signals'

[CNBC] Trump says there will be a 'REAL DEAL' or no deal at all with China

[CNBC] 'Not to sound naive or anything': Trump says he believes China's Xi means 'every word' on trade truce

[BloombergQ] The Trump-Xi Truce Questions That Are Leaving Markets Flummoxed

[CNBC] George HW Bush's funeral: Here's a rundown of the financial markets that are open and closed

[The Hill] Economic pressures forcing Trump and Xi to play ball

[Reuters] Italy's Tria considering resigning after budget approval-paper

[Reuters] Exclusive: ECB policymakers debate new ways out of easy money - sources

[BloombergQ] Boom Has Turned to Bust for Asia Hedge Funds

[WSJ] China Breaks Its Silence on 90-Day U.S. Tariff Truce

[WSJ] Trump Team Set to Take Tough Stand in 90-Day Trade Talks With China

[WSJ] Flatter Yield Curves Aren’t Always Bad News—but This One Is

[FT] Beijing says it is ‘confident’ of trade deal with Trump

[FT] Italian sell-off hits debt sales of companies and banks

Tuesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Asia Stocks Drop; U.S. Futures Rise on China News: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] China says confident it can clinch trade deal with U.S. as doubts grow

[Reuters] Wall St drops 3 percent on trade and economic worries

[BloombergQ] U.S. Stocks Battered by Trade, Yield Concerns: Markets Wrap

[BBC] Pound drops to 2017 lows after government contempt vote

[Reuters] Trump says if no China trade deal possible, 'I am a Tariff Man'

[CNBC] China is reportedly 'puzzled and irritated' by Trump administration's words of triumph after trade truce

[CNBC] The White House's muddled message on Trump's China trade truce is another headache for markets

[CNBC] The 'yield curve' explained and whether it really is a barometer for the economy and markets

[BBC] Theresa May suffers three Brexit defeats in Commons

[MarketWatch] Fed’s Williams: ‘Strong’ outlook for 2019 calls for continued interest-rate hikes

[CNBC] Pompeo gives Russia an ultimatum: 60 days to comply with nuclear weapons treaty or US will leave

[WashingtonPost] Uncertainty surrounds White House agreements on trade with China, North America

[WSJ] Dow Tumbles Nearly 800 Points as Trade Jitters Return

[WSJ] Trump Shows Willingness for Tariffs Amid Optimism on China Talks

[WSJ] Chinese Dumped $1 Billion of U.S. Real Estate in Third Quarter, Extending Recent Retreat

[FT] Trump’s breakthrough China deal mired in confusion

[FT] Theresa May suffers double defeat on Brexit deal

[FT] Flattening yield curve stirs US recession fears

[BloombergSub] The Trump-Xi Truce Questions That Are Leaving Markets Flummoxed

[BloombergSub] Nine Reasons for the Sell-Off in U.S. Stocks