Thursday, December 27, 2018

Friday's News LInks

[Reuters] World stocks at one-week highs as Wall Street extends rebound

[Reuters] Oil prices slip toward 18-month lows ahead of New Year

[Reuters] Dollar LIBOR posts biggest weekly fall since May

[Reuters] King dollar's reign faces challenges in 2019

[Reuters] Japan factory output falls, sales slow as risks to economy rise

[Reuters] Syrian surprise: How Trump's phone call changed the war

[FT] Investors flee risky US corporate debt

[FT] Trades of 2018: the good, the bad and the wrongfooted

[FT] Economic causes of a bad year for active investors

[FT] Macron v Salvini: the battle over Europe’s political future

[BloombergSub] ‘Completely Bizarre’ Stock Moves Leave Traders Scratching Heads

[BloombergSub] China Has the World's Worst Stock Market With $2.4 Trillion Loss

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia stocks edge up as Wall St. extends comeback rally

[Reuters] Wall Street roars back late to keep rally going

[Reuters] Oil prices drop as U.S. stock markets retreat

[Reuters] Schumer: Democrats, Republicans far apart on U.S. government funding

[CNBC] Government shutdown likely to extend into next year as Trump and Congress fail to break border wall stalemate

[Reuters] Drop in U.S. consumer confidence stokes fears of economic slowdown

[CNBC] Sears may be down to its last 24 hours. Iconic retailer likely liquidates if no bid comes in tomorrow

[CNBC] Saudi king shakes up Cabinet in the wake of Khashoggi crisis

[WSJ] The Investment That Cost Apple $9 Billion in 2018

[WSJ] Time Is Running Out for Unprofitable Chinese Startups

[FT] Tett: Expect more turbulence from Trump’s Fed fight

[FT] Tax cuts one year on: ‘we are on a very unstable fiscal path’

[BloombergSub] December Early Indicators Show China Slowed for a Seventh Month