Thursday, January 17, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks bask in trade optimism, set for fourth straight week of gains

[Reuters] Pound set for biggest weekly gain vs euro in more than a year on Brexit hopes

[CNBC] China to offer path to eliminate trade imbalance with US: Bloomberg News

[Reuters] U.S. manufacturing output posts biggest gain in 10 months

[Reuters] Shutdown clouds outlook for consumer-driven U.S. economic growth

[Reuters] Exclusive: Trump meets with Cabinet officials to revive infrastructure push - sources

[AP] China slump squeezes workers, hammers consumer spending

[Reuters] Job jitters mount as China's factories sputter ahead of Lunar New Year

[Reuters] Gloomy forecast for Davos: crises aplenty, but few world leaders

[Reuters] China trims 2017 GDP growth rate just before 2018 pace unveiled

[CNBC] Fears of excessive debt drive more countries to cut down their Belt and Road investments

[Reuters] Bad bets on oil, gas spark wave of energy-fund closures

[Reuters] U.S. Navy chief does not rule out sending aircraft carrier through Taiwan Strait

[WSJ] Drugmakers Raise Prices Amid Shortages, Recalls

[FT] Donald Trump’s cold war tactics will not work with China

[FT] Eurozone house price growth squeezed by weaker Italian market

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