Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Longest stocks rally of the year stumbles ahead of Fed

[Reuters] Treasuries -Yields drop with Fed meeting results imminent

[Reuters] Fed's balance sheet plan, economic outlook under microscope

[CNBC] The market could be setting itself up for a letdown from Wednesday’s Fed decision

[AP] Crutsinger: Fed is likely to stay ‘patient’ and project fewer rate hikes

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage requests hit two-month high as borrowing costs fall

[SCMP] China Seeks to Avoid Fate of Japan in US Trade War Deal

[Wharton] U.S. Debt: Is It the Calm Before the Storm?

[Reuters] Abe describes BOJ's inflation goal as means to spur growth

[Reuters] BOJ policymakers disagree on next policy move as risks mount

[Reuters] Japan factory mood hits weakest since 2016 as trade rifts bite: Reuters Tankan

[Reuters] Asian business sentiment lingers near three-year low as trade war drags: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

[CNBC] Chinese companies are defaulting on their debts at an ‘unprecedented’ level

[CNBC] FedEx just warned the whole globe is slowing

[NYT] What You Need to Know About Wednesday’s Fed Meeting

[WSJ] Five Things to Watch at the Fed’s March Meeting

[WSJ] Investors Fret Over Fed Rate Path Amid Mixed Data

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street gives up gains on news of troubled trade talks

[CNBC] Trade talks are in final stages, but there is still fear China may walk back concessions: Reports

[Bloomberg] Some U.S. Officials See China Walking Back Trade Pledges

[Reuters] US-China plan new trade talks for deal by end of April: WSJ

[Reuters] Q&A: Federal Reserve likely to disappoint policy doves - Weeden strategist

[Reuters] French finance minister cuts 2019 growth forecast to 1.4 percent

[Reuters] Canada sees 20 percent jump in bond issuance as deficit climbs

[Bloomberg] Sydney Apartments Pose Financial Stability Risks, RBA Says

[Reuters] U.S.-Russia talks on Venezuela stall over role of Maduro

[WSJ] U.S., China Plan New Trade Talks in Hopes for Deal by End of April

[FT] China banks face huge capital hole as stimulus spurs lending

[FT] FX market volatility at its lowest level since 2014

[FT] Tett: A transatlantic front opens in the Brexit battle over derivatives