Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] World shares mixed following Trump’s State of Union speech

[CNBC] Steven Mnuchin says trade talks ‘very productive’ so far, confirms he’s headed to Beijing next week

[Bloomberg] Trump Says Trade Deal With China Must Include Structural Change

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage applications fall as borrowing costs slip: MBA

[Reuters] EU's Tusk rebuffs May, says Brexiteers deserve a place in hell

[AP] German factory orders slide in December, undercut forecasts

[CNBC] Investors are buying stocks and bonds at the same time, which means something has to give

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Veteran Says U.S.-China Deal Will Be Sell Trigger

[Bloomberg] ECB Is Said to Need More Convincing on Long-Term Loans for Banks

[Bloomberg] The Next Shadow-Banking Crisis in India

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Earnings send Wall Street higher ahead of Trump State of the Union speech

[Reuters] Gold edges higher as market awaits Trump address

[Reuters] U.S.' Mnuchin, Lighthizer to hold talks next week in China: sources

[Reuters] U.S. services sector activity at six-month low; shutdown blamed

[CNBC] In a surprising twist, the state of housing demand is suddenly strong again – but it could be temporary

[Reuters] Weak demand for U.S. consumer loans fuels spending outlook worries

[CNBC] Goldman Sachs: If you missed the January rally, you likely missed the 2019 gain

[Reuters] Italy's Di Maio meets French 'yellow vests', hails 'winds of change'

[FT] Beijing wary of warnings from the past as it hits ‘18%’ mark