Thursday, February 21, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Global shares up, Aussie dollar rebounds, Brent hits 2019 high

[Reuters] Gold heads for second weekly gain on growth concerns

[Reuters] U.S., China haggle over toughest issues in trade war talks

[Reuters] A Fed pivot, born of volatility, missteps, and new economic reality

[Bloomberg] Fresh Slowdown in China Home Prices Turns Spotlight on Beijing

[Bloomberg] U.S. Student-Loan Delinquencies Hit Record

[AP] At Kraft Heinz, a fed investigation and a $15.4B write-down

[AP] China bars millions from travel for ‘social credit’ offenses

[WSJ] U.S. Bets on China’s Special Envoy in Trade Talks

[WSJ] How Fast 5G Mobile Internet Feels

[FT] Slow-inflation conundrum prompts rethink at the Fed

[FT] China home price growth climbs to 19-month high

[FT] No-deal sets the stage for Brexit’s biggest negotiations

[FT] Why investors in India are still spooked by the shadows

Thursday Evening LInks

[Reuters] Wall St. breaks run of gains as economic data disappoints

[Reuters] U.S. existing home sales fall sharply to three-year low

[Reuters] U.S. business spending on equipment weakening

[Reuters] J.P. Morgan cuts U.S. first-quarter GDP growth view to 1.5 percent

[Reuters] Weak U.S. data underscore growing headwinds to economy

[Reuters] Not there yet but closer: Britain and EU haggle over Brexit compromise

[Reuters] U.S.-based leveraged loan funds extend cash withdrawals: Lipper

[Bloomberg] Life Insurers’ CLO Investments Could Pose Big Risks, Fitch Says

[Reuters] Mexican central bank flags Pemex risks to economy -minutes

[Reuters] ECB's Nowotny says EU should agree to issue joint eurobonds

[NYT] U.S. Wrangles China for Firm Commitments as Trade Talks Continue

[WSJ] U.S. Campaign Against Huawei Runs Aground in an Exploding Tech Market

[FT] China restrictions on Australian coal imports alarm markets