Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. struggles for direction as crucial trade talks loom

[Reuters] Treasuries - Worries about U.S.-China trade talks push U.S. yields to 5-week lows

[Reuters] Dollar slips as trade tensions raise rate cut expectations

[Reuters] Exclusive: China backtracked on nearly all aspects of U.S. trade deal - sources

[CNBC] Trump says China’s vice premier is coming to the US ‘to make a deal’

[Reuters] Trump says he would be happy to keep tariffs on Chinese imports in place

[AP] Can US, China salvage their talks and end trade war?

[Reuters] China will keep calm in face of trade talk challenges: People's Daily

[Reuters] China April trade data surprises: exports fall 2.7 pct, imports up 4 pct

[CNBC] China says its April trade surplus was $13.84 billion, far below expectations

[Reuters] Brainard: Fed should consider targeting longer rates in a future downturn

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications rise 2.7% in a strong week for homebuyers

[Reuters] New Zealand central bank cuts rates for first time since 2016

[CNN] Iranian leader announces partial withdrawal from nuclear deal

[Bloomberg] China Defaults Hit Record in 2018. 2019 Pace Is Triple That

[Bloomberg] China’s Sinking Online Lenders Seek Lifeline From Big Investors

[Bloomberg] Draghi Succession May Go Down to Wire Unless EU Sorts Other Jobs

[Bloomberg] The Global Danger Zones in Emerging Property Markets

[FT] Foreign-currency deposits are driving Turkey’s lira woes

[FT] China’s central bank stocks up on gold as it seeks to diversify

[FT] Interest-only commercial loans rise to pre-financial crisis level

[FT] Risks rise of an accidental war in the Middle East

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Trade worries push down shares, oil prices, U.S. Treasury yields

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields slip on trade worries before 3-year supply

[Reuters] Sleepy equity options jolted by renewed U.S.-China trade tensions

[Reuters] Fed's Clarida says there's no good case for rate hikes or cuts: Bloomberg

[Bloomberg] Clarida Rejects Rate-Cut Pressure, Says Fed in Good Place

[CNBC] ‘Bond King’ Jeffrey Gundlach says the national debt is ‘totally out of control’

[AP] Chinese team heads to Washington to salvage trade talks

[AP] US job openings jump to nearly 7.5 million in March

[Reuters] B-52 bombers to be part of U.S. forces sent to Middle East over Iran concerns

[NYT] Fear of Intensifying Trade War Ricochets Through Economy

[WSJ] China Agrees to Resume U.S. Trade Negotiations

[FT] Interest-only loan rise fuels fears of return to mass defaults