Tuesday, January 1, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] After brutal 2018, world stocks nurse New Year's hangover

[Reuters] Gold hits multi-month high as falling equities cement growth fears

[CNBC] Asian stocks see losses on the first trading day of 2019

[Reuters] Yen gains as growth concerns dampen risk appetite; Aussie stumbles

[Reuters] Lacklustre factory numbers push German yields to 20-month lows

[Reuters] Oil falls in first day of 2019 trading as supply surges, economy slows

[CNBC] US Trade Rep. Lighthizer thinks more tariffs could be needed to get meaningful China concessions

[FXStreet] US: Markit Manufacturing PMI drops to 15-month low in December, 53.8

[Reuters] China December factory activity shrinks for first time in 19 months: Caixin PMI

[Reuters] Factory activity in Asia weakens on China slowdown, trade disputes

[Reuters] China fourth-quarter economic growth may fall below 6.5 percent: central bank magazine

[Reuters] China will never yield on core national interests: People's Daily

[Reuters] China's Xi threatens Taiwan with force but also seeks peaceful 'reunification'

[CNBC] ECB appoints temporary administrators for troubled Italian bank Carige

[WSJ] Bond Market Faces Greater Volatility in New Year

[WSJ] Corporate Debt Is Reaching Record Levels

[WSJ] How China’s Deteriorating Growth Could Ripple Through Markets in 2019

[FT] Highly rated government bonds rally sharply in flight to safety

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares blindsided by dismal China data

[Reuters] U.S. oil prices rise by 1 percent amid expectations of volatile 2019

[Fox] Trump to Pelosi on shutdown, border wall: ‘Let’s make a deal’

[Reuters] Big banks look to cut back, alter credit card rewards programs: WSJ

[WSJ] Drugmakers Raise Prices on Hundreds of Medicines

[FT] Major themes set to shape markets in 2019

Tuesdays News Links

[Reuters] Cooperation best for both China and U.S., Xi tells Trump

[Reuters] North Korea's Kim says ready to meet Trump but warns of 'new path'

[Reuters] Brazil to inaugurate far-right firebrand Bolsonaro president

[Reuters] Thousands march in Hong Kong against China 'repression' after grim 2018

[WSJ] As Government Shutdown Continues, Workers’ Worries—and Bills—Grow

[WSJ] The Money Managers to Watch in 2019