Wednesday, February 13, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. lower on weak retail sales data

[Reuters] Yields fall after weak retail sales data

[Bloomberg] U.S.-China Trade Teams Far Apart on Reform Demands, Sources Say

[AP] Retail sales drop the most since September 2009

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices drop for second straight month

[Reuters] Trump considers 60-day extension for China tariffs deadline: Bloomberg

[CNBC] China's January trade data comes in much stronger than expected

[Reuters] China January trade surplus with U.S. narrows to $27.3 billion

[Bloomberg] How China’s JPMorgan Wannabe Became a $34 Billion Debt Risk

[Reuters] 'Black eye' for German economy as it flirts with recession

[SCMP] White House executive order that would bar Huawei from US will be released within days, American officials say

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sachs Says U.S. Exposure to the Global Slump Has Intensified

[Bloomberg] ‘Land of Confusion’ as Junk Defies Wall Street Recession Signal

[Bloomberg] Rand Volatility Tops Global Peers as South Africa Risks Mount

[Bloomberg] A Scandal That Risks South Africa’s Future

[Bloomberg] Shockwaves of Turkey's Market Tremors Keep Pounding Economy

[WSJ] China Seeks to Woo U.S. With Promise of Big Chip Purchases

[WSJ] Debt Investors Embrace ‘Upside Down’ World After Fed Shift

[FT] Warnings over leveraged loans are not mere fear-mongering

[FT] Turkey sells the ‘people’s vegetables’ to counter food ‘terrorism’

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia stocks wait on Sino-U.S. talks, China trade data

[Reuters] Wall Street rises on optimism over U.S.-China trade talks

[Reuters] U.S. government posts $14 billion deficit in December

[Bloomberg] Trump Says China Trade Talks Going ‘Very Well’ Ahead of Deadline

[Reuters] U.S. Republican Senator Rubio pushes plan to tax stock buybacks

[AP] Q&A: Should anyone worry about a $22 trillion national debt?

[WSJ] U.S. Tax Revenues Fall, Deficit Widens in Wake of New Tax Law