Thursday, January 17, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street advances as industrials jump on trade hopes

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin weighs lifting tariffs on China: WSJ

[CNBC] US weighs lifting tariffs on China to get a trade deal: WSJ

[WSJ] U.S. Weighs Lifting China Tariffs to Hasten Trade Deal, Calm Markets

[Reuters] UK in deadlock over Brexit 'Plan B' as May and Corbyn double down

[Reuters] Fed's Evans says good time for central bank to pause rate hikes

[Reuters] U.S. economy 'very strong' despite market worries: Fed's Quarles

[Reuters] U.S. fund investors put most cash in 'junk' since late 2016 -Lipper

[Reuters] Investors pulled a record $143 billion out of active funds during December’s plunge

[Yahoo Finance] Sam Zell Says Gold 'Is a Good Hedge'

[Reuters] Lampert wins Sears bankruptcy auction with $5.2 billion bid

[CNBC] California’s housing affordability crisis looms over the state’s problems with teachers

[WSJ] China Offers Iran $3 Billion Oil-Field Deal as Europe Halts Iranian Crude Purchases

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks turn red, pound finds some peace

[Reuters] Italian bonds lead rally in periphery as core rates hold firm

[Reuters] Philly Fed business index rises more than expected in January

[Reuters] Trump 'inclined' to impose new U.S. auto tariffs: senator

[Reuters] BOJ's Kuroda calls for scrutiny of effects, costs of unconventional policy

[WSJ] Small Businesses’ $2 Billion Problem: Government Shutdown Leaves Loans in Limbo

[FT] Chinese corporate bonds set for another wave of defaults

[FT] EM groups will pay heavy price for gorging on debt

[Bloomberg] Forget the Trade War. China Is Already in Crisis

[Bloomberg] China Is Turning Into Its Own Worst Economic Enemy

[Bloomberg] China’s Growth Machine No Longer Looks Unstoppable

[Bloomberg] The U.S. and China Are Making Davos a Mess for Everyone Else