Thursday, December 13, 2018

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares wobbly, euro steady after ECB ends QE

[Reuters] Record $46 billion pulled from U.S.-based stock funds in latest week: Lipper

[Reuters] Japan business mood steady but outlook sours: BOJ tankan

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends choppy session little changed

[BloombergQ] Oil Jumps as Saudis Target American Refiners for Supply Cuts

[MarketWatch] U.S. budget deficit jumps to $205 billion in November

[CNBC] Goldman says US-China not likely to reach trade deal by March and more tariffs are coming

[Reuters] U.S. labor market tightening; inflation pressures muted

[BloombergQ] The Fed’s Job Just Got More Complicated

[Reuters] Italy's lower deficit goal: a politically useful fudge

[BloombergQ] Draghi Says Euro’s 20th Birthday Is Time for ‘Candid’ Reflection

[NYT] Europe’s Central Bank Ends One of the Biggest Money-Printing Programs Ever

[WSJ] Las Vegas Housing Weakness Signals the Slowdown Is Spreading

[FT] Bolton accuses China and Russia of ‘predatory practices’ in Africa

Thursday's News Links

[BloombergQ] U.S., Europe Stocks Recover as Euro Slips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Euro slips, bond yields fall as ECB trims growth, inflation forecasts

[BloombergQ] Chinese Stocks Jump as Annual Policy Meeting Fuels Easing Bets

[Reuters] Oil prices rise as Sino-U.S. trade tensions show signs of easing

[BloombergQ] ECB Ends Historic Stimulus Push in Bet Economic Growth to Endure

[Reuters] ECB stops its printing presses even as growth concerns rise

[Reuters] U.S import prices post biggest drop in more than three years

[BloombergQ] How ‘Made in China 2025’ Frames Trump's Trade Gripes

[Reuters] Weakened May turns to Brussels for Brexit help, but EU cautious

[BloombergQ] Rich Homebuyers Are Now ‘Test-Driving’ Multimillion-Dollar Mansions

[NYT] A Weakened China Tries a Different Approach With the U.S.: Treading Lightly

[WSJ] California Girds for Higher Power Prices From PG&E After Fires

[FT] ECB to halt expansion of €2.6tn QE programme

[FT] What to look for from the ECB as QE winds down

[FT] Huawei spat comes as China races ahead in 5G