Wednesday, January 2, 2019

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

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