Monday, December 17, 2018

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Tech stocks, upbeat earnings boost Wall Street; Fed in focus

[CNBC] Trump and Congress barrel toward a Christmastime government shutdown with no resolution in sight

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts rebound; single-family segment weak

[Reuters] Trump pressures Fed before meeting, warns against 'another mistake'

[CNBC] Xi calls for China to ‘stay the course’: No one is in a position to dictate reform to us

[BloombergQ] China's U.S. Treasuries Holdings Tumble to Lowest Since May 2017

[BloombergQ] China Mutual Fund Closures Hit Record on Shadow Banking Purge

[Reuters] Japan cuts GDP, CPI forecasts on disasters and trade war

[Reuters] Explainer - Brexit basics: What is Brexit and why does it matter?

[Reuters] Chaos on French highways as 'yellow vests' torch toll booths

[WSJ] Smaller Fed Moves Have Bigger Market Impacts

[WSJ] Year of Living Dangerously With Friends and Foes

[FT] Global investors make record shift into bonds

[FT] El-Erian: A dovish hike by Fed will face a struggle to calm investor nerves

Monday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Asian Stocks Slide as S&P 500 Hits 14-Month Low: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall St. tumbles, S&P closes at lowest level in 14 months

[Reuters] Healthcare stocks fall as judge rules Obamacare unconstitutional

[Reuters] Fed draws White House fire as it prepares to raise rates

[BloombergQ] New York Fed Manufacturing Index Tumbles to Lowest in 19 Months

[Reuters] China, Japan cut U.S. Treasury holdings in October -data

[WSJ] Fed Faces Communication Challenge on Rates

[WSJ] Trump Says It Is ‘Incredible’ Fed Is Considering Another Rate Increase

[WSJ] It Was Easy for New Hedge Funds to Raise Money in 2018. Making It Was Harder

[WSJ] Goldman Sachs Ignored 1MDB Warning Signs in Pursuit of Asian Business