Wednesday, January 2, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street sinks nearly 3 percent as factory data adds to Apple woes

[Reuters] Yen soars as investors seek safety on China growth fears

[Reuters] Treasuries-Yields down after weak manufacturing data, Apple warning

[Reuters] Gold lifted by signs of ailing global economy

[Reuters] Oil prices decline on swelling oversupply, volatile markets

[CNBC] Key reading of the manufacturing sector falls to lowest level in more than 2 years

[CNBC] Companies added way more jobs than expected in December: ADP/Moody’s

[Reuters] U.S. office vacancy rate inches higher in fourth quarter: Reis

[WSJ] Apple Warning: Seven Charts That Show the Pressure on China’s Consumers

[FT] Apple woes and China slowdown drive investors to safe havens

[FT] Volatility specialists face year of rewards and reckoning

[Bloomberg] China Easing Expected as $625 Billion ‘Liquidity Hole’ Opens Up

[Bloomberg] ‘Flash-Crash’ Moves Hit Currency Markets

[Bloomberg] Dallas Fed's Kaplan Favors Rate Hike Pause Amid Uncertainty

[Bloomberg] Sharp Drop in Australian Home Values Raises a Red Flag

[Bloomberg] Risks at Home Mount for Greece in Its First Post-Bailout Year

[Bloomberg] Fiscal Worries Spook India Bond Traders

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 futures fall sharply after Apple cuts guidance

[CNBC] Apple slashes revenue guidance, says iPhone sales are weak in China — shares tank

[Reuters] Bank, energy stocks lift Wall Street higher in choppy session

[CNBC] Dow cuts loss of nearly 400 points as banks and tech shares bounce

[Reuters] With global growth in question, 10-year yield hits 11-month low

[Reuters] U.S. fund investors yank most cash from stocks since February: ICI

[CNBC] It looks like this year could be a buyer’s market for real estate as higher rates weigh on prices

[Reuters] U.S. demands immediate return of ex-Marine detained in Russia on spy charges

[Reuters] Remember 'China, China, China': acting U.S. defense chief

[WSJ] Investors Are Betting That the Fed Hits Pause on Rate Hikes

[WSJ] China Is Getting Bubbles, Not Growth, for New Year’s

[WSJ] Fracking’s Secret Problem—Oil Wells Aren’t Producing as Much as Forecast