Monday, March 4, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks stall, dollar stands tall as China trims growth targets

[Reuters] Pompeo says Trump will walk if China trade deal isn't perfect: interview

[Reuters] U.S. new home sales rise to seven-month high in December

[Reuters] China to slash taxes, boost lending to shore up slowing economy

[CNBC] Home prices could be on the verge of heating up again, according to CoreLogic

[Reuters] Australia central bank on hold as economy slows to a crawl

[Bloomberg] China Has a Dirty $1 Trillion Stimulus Secret

[Bloomberg] China Signals Loosening of Property Curbs as Xi's Mantra Omitted

[Reuters] Turkish economy shrank 2.7 percent in Q4, 2018 growth below forecast

[CNBC] Hayman Capital's Kyle Bass predicts US interest rates will head back to zero in 2020

[WSJ] China’s Stimulus Muddle Deepens

[WSJ] Central Bank Independence Doesn’t Matter—Until It Does

[WSJ] Chinese Hackers Target Universities in Pursuit of Maritime Military Secrets

[WSJ] Borrowing Costs Tumble Across Emerging Asia as Buyers Embrace Local Bonds

[FT] Investors urge debt-bloated US companies to shape up

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares retreat, China cuts growth target

[Bloomberg] Trump and Xi Are Close to a Deal, But the Trade War Isn't Over

[AP] China sets 2019 economic growth target at 6 to 6.5 percent

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury says taking extraordinary measures to avoid debt ceiling

[CNBC] Chinese premier: 'We must be fully prepared for a tough struggle'

[Reuters] China raises budget deficit to 2.8 percent of GDP: policy report

[Reuters] Australia's economy may have stalled in fourth-quarter, outcome a close call

[Reuters] S&P downgrades debt-laden Mexican state oil firm Pemex