Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Gains in Goldman, BofA drive Wall Street to four-week high

[Reuters] US import prices fall for a second straight month

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage applications climb to 11-month high: MBA

[Reuters] China central bank injects record net $83 billion in open market operations

[Reuters] China's trade faces rising uncertainties this year: official

[Reuters] Search on for Brexit consensus after May's crushing defeat

[Reuters] Leveraged loans echo pre-crisis subprime crash: BoE's Carney

[Reuters] Italian banks face 2019 funding crunch without ECB help

[Reuters] Euro zone slowdown consistent with projections -ECB's Mersch

[Reuters] U.S. eyes Taiwan risk as China's military capabilities grow

[WSJ] Shutdown Forces Federal Contractors to Take Drastic Steps

[WSJ] Warning to Investors: Powell Is No Greenspan

[FT] China home price growth slows in December

[Bloomberg] Goldman Says Rich People Will Drag Down the U.S. Economy by Spending Less

[Bloomberg] Quants Take Beating as Momentum Strategy Lags Stock Rebound

[Bloomberg] London, New York and Hong Kong are No Longer Immune to Global Housing Downturn

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Netflix, China boost Wall Street as investors shrug off Brexit vote

[CNBC] Oil rises 2 percent on hopes for China economic stimulus

[Reuters] Brexit bedlam: Parliament votes down May's EU divorce deal by 230 votes

[CNBC] Theresa May lost big on her Brexit deal vote — here’s what could happen now

[UK Sun] CORB CHAOS Labour vows to bring down Theresa May within 24 hours and could overturn Brexit completely

[Reuters] Lighthizer saw no progress on U.S.-China key trade issues: Senator Grassley

[Reuters] Shutdown bites economy as Democrats reject Trump invitation to talk

[Reuters] Fed's George turns dovish, makes case for 'pause' on rate hikes

[AP] Deal or no deal? UK Parliament nears historic vote on Brexit

[Reuters] China Dec new loans at 1.08 trln yuan, beat forecasts

[SCMP] Chinese banks lend record amounts as government seeks to stop economic slowdown

[WSJ] Brexit Deal Hangs in Balance as May Braces for Defeat in Crucial Vote

[FT] Global policy uncertainty at record levels, Deutsche Bank says