Sunday, February 3, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street flat as tech boost offset by lower oil prices

[Reuters] Oil prices edge lower, tightening supply outlook supports

[Reuters] U.S. factory orders unexpectedly fall in November

[Reuters] White House adviser: 'A lot of work to do' in China trade talks: CNBC

[CNBC] Chuck Schumer and Bernie Sanders call for restricting corporate share buybacks

[Reuters] Germany's Merkel drops hint of a 'creative' Brexit compromise

[CNBC] Beijing has been ‘ineffective’ in reviving its slowing economy: JP Morgan

[Reuters] Germany facing big budget hole as economy slows: finance ministry document

[Reuters] Australia vows to clean up financial sector after landmark misconduct inquiry

[CNBC] The ‘splinternet’: How China and the US could divide the internet for the rest of the world

[Reuters] Australia's central bank faces watershed week for policy

[WSJ] China Fears Loom Over Stocks After January Surge

[WSJ] January’s Stock-Market Rally Revives Appetite for Risky Margin Loans

[FT] Non-bank lenders thrive in the shadows

[FT] Forget fear and greed. Confusion is now markets’ watchword

[Bloomberg] The Safest Trade on Wall Street Is Entering the Danger Zone

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia stocks quiet, dollar supported after upbeat U.S. jobs data

[SCMP] Xi Jinping and Donald Trump ‘may meet in Da Nang, Vietnam’ at the end of February

[Reuters] Fed's Kashkari says Powell is 'coming around' to his dovish view

[Reuters] Germany could face budget deficits for years to come: Bild, citing government document

[NYT] Behind Tech’s Shine, Some Warnings Signs Appear

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-Fed pause validates market fears about U.S. growth

[Reuters] China's services sector moderates in January but still solid: Caixin PMI

[Reuters] May will seek 'pragmatic' solution to Brexit deal in Brussels

[Reuters] Trump says sending military to Venezuela 'an option': CBS

[WSJ] Bond Rally Suggests the Stock Market Honeymoon Is on Borrowed Time

[WSJ] Small Businesses Are Waving the Caution Flag

[WSJ] For Some Companies, Tax-Cut Gains Are Smaller Than They Once Appeared

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Having a ‘Bear-Market Bounce,’ JPMorgan Asset Says

[Bloomberg] Feud Between U.S. Allies Deepens as Trump Sits on Sidelines