Sunday, February 10, 2019

Monday's News LInks

[Reuters] Stocks inch higher as investors look ahead to trade talks, Brexit

[Bloomberg] Swiss Franc Slumps in Mini ‘Flash Crash’ as Japan Curse Strikes

[Reuters] Dollar hovers near six-week highs on fresh trade, global growth worries

[Reuters] White House adviser: Trump, Xi meeting still possible: Fox News

[Reuters] China upbeat on U.S. trade talks, but South China Sea tensions weigh

[CNBC] Growing economic anxiety hits Main Street as small-business confidence drops: Survey

[CNBC] What is the 'Irish backstop'? Here's why it has taken center stage amid chaotic Brexit negotiations

[Reuters] Time to TLTRO? Markets home in on details of ECB's potential new booster

[NYT] Flip-Flop by Fed Scrambles Outlook for World Markets

[WSJ] Trump Heads to Border for First Rally of Year

[WSJ] This Options Bet Helps Tame Markets, but There Are Risks

[WSJ] What Really Ails American Capitalism

[FT] Fed appears cornered after averting self-fulfilling meltdown

[FT] IMF backs Fed rate pause citing rising global risks

[FT] Do leveraged loans pose a threat to the US economy?

[FT] China’s lunar new year spending growth slowest since 2005

[FT] The Maldives counts the cost of its debts to China

[FT] 1MDB explained: timeline of Malaysia’s financial scandal

[Bloomberg] Two Large Chinese Borrowers Miss Bond Payments, Sources Say

[Bloomberg] Apple iPhone Shipments Dive in China as Huawei Tightens Grip

[Bloomberg] India's Shadow Bank Tumult Casts a Widening Gloom

[Bloomberg] South America Is a Battlefield in the New Cold War

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares in tight range ahead of U.S.-China trade talks

[Reuters] Oil prices dip on rising U.S. rig count

[Reuters] Talks collapse on border deal as U.S. government shutdown looms

[Reuters] May rejects pivot towards Brexit customs union compromise

[Reuters] Madrid demonstrators reject government's Catalonia policy

[WSJ] Prepare to Pay More for Diapers, Clorox and Cat Litter

[FT] Deutsche Bank’s funding woes deepen

[FT] Japan Inc hit by China slowdown and trade disputes

Sunday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Congressional Talks on Border Security Have Broken Down

[Reuters] Talks to avert shutdown 'stall' over immigrant detention policies

[Reuters] Italy's populist leaders pledge to replace central bank's top brass

[Reuters] Mideast Stocks-Saudi slides on weakness in blue-chips, UAE hit by property woes

[Reuters] Financial Stability Board must identify new threats, refine existing rules: chair

[CNBC] Wild price swings may be the new normal for crude oil markets as US, Russia and Saudis vie for influence

[WSJ] Talks Between Administration and Congress on Border-Security Funding Have Broken Down

[WSJ] Fed Official Calls for Revamp in the Way Financial-Sector Threats Are Assessed

[WSJ] California Homeowners Face Higher Prices for a Scarce Commodity: Wildfire Insurance

[FT] Italy’s populist government attacks central bank leaders