Thursday, February 14, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St higher as U.S.-China trade talks advance

[Reuters] China says reached consensus on some key issues during U.S. trade talks

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade talks to resume in Washington next week

[Reuters] China's banks throw open spigots in January, lend record 3.23 trillion yuan

[CNBC] Trump will sign spending bill, declare a national emergency and 'other executive action' to build wall

[Reuters] Risk of U.S. corporate recession rises as earnings outlook dims

[CNBC] Markets are now only hoping US-China tariffs don't get worse on March 1, JP Morgan says

[Bloomberg] Exclusive: China offers to end market-distorting subsidies but won't say how

[Reuters] Explainer: What's at stake in U.S.-China trade talks

[Reuters] China's producer prices slow for seventh straight month, raising deflation fears

[SCMP] China’s loans hit all-time high as banks open floodgates in January to help slowing economy

[AP] US mortgage rates fall to 12-month low; 30-year at 4.37 pct

[WSJ] Chinese, U.S. Trade Negotiators Inch Toward a Broad Agreement

[WSJ] Fed Officials Near Plan to Finish Portfolio Wind-Down

[WSJ] Purchases With Plastic Get Costlier for Merchants—and Consumers

[WSJ] Amazon’s Pullout From Queens, N.Y., Stuns Real-Estate Industry

[WSJ] The Latest Chapter in Europe’s Electoral Challenges: Spain

[FT] US-China trade talks end with little sign of progress

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street regains lost ground as trade optimism offsets bleak retail data

[CNBC] US and China trade negotiators in Beijing reportedly deadlocked on forced technology transfers

[Reuters] U.S. 2018 holiday sales numbers 'surprise' NRF, fall short of expectations

[Reuters] No decision yet on whether to push back China trade deadline: Trump adviser

[Reuters] More Brexit humiliation for May as parliament defeats her again

[NYT] Europe’s Middle Class Is Shrinking. Spain Bears Much of the Pain.