Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street falls as crucial trade talks resume

[Reuters] Global Markets-Shares sink as U.S.-China trade talks go to the wire

[Bloomberg] China's Yuan Tumbles to Lowest Since January on Trade War Fear

[Reuters] Gold prices hold firm ahead of U.S.-China trade talks

[Reuters] As tariff hike looms, China asks U.S. to meet it halfway, denies backtracking

[CNBC] China's Liu He will have dinner with Trump trade negotiators hours before tariff hike takes effect

[Reuters] Trump says Beijing 'broke' trade talk deals, pledges to keep tariffs on Chinese goods

[AP] US, China wield threats going into high-stakes trade talks

[AP] China says it will retaliate if Trump raises tariffs

[CNBC] US trade deficit widens to $50 billion in March

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices rise moderately in April

[Reuters] China banks temper April lending as debt worries rise, but all eyes on trade threat

[Reuters] China's factory-gate inflation hits four-month high, food prices surge

[CNBC] China's food inflation rose 6.1% in April as pork prices spiked

[Reuters] Deputy of Venezuela's Guaido arrested and dragged away by tow truck

[Bloomberg] Trump and China Signal Tougher Stands Ahead of High-Stakes Talks

[Bloomberg] Weakest U.S. Bond Auction in Decade Validates Dimon’s Warning

[Bloomberg] The U.S. and China Are Living in Different Universes

[Reuters] U.S., Japan, India and Philippines challenge Beijing with naval drills in the South China Sea

[WSJ] Small Mortgages Are Getting Harder to Come By

[FT] US-China trade war leaves global economy counting the cost

[FT] Turkey tightens monetary policy with backdoor rate increase

[FT] Iran-US tensions: Trump gambles on curbing Tehran’s reach

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares hit fresh six-week lows ahead of crucial U.S.-China trade talks

[Reuters] Wall St. falls as investors cautious on trade; Intel slides

[Reuters] Trump says China 'broke the deal' in trade talks, will pay through tariffs

[Reuters] Trump 'happy' to keep tariffs on Chinese goods; Beijing prepares retaliation

[CNBC] Trump's tariff deadline looms as Wall Street hedges for all outcomes in trade showdown

[Reuters] Trump slaps new U.S. sanctions on Iran's metals industry

[NYT] Why Markets Aren’t Sweating the U.S.-China Trade War Much: The ‘Trump Put’

[WSJ] Why China Decided to Play Hardball in Trade Talks

[FT] China vows to retaliate against Trump tariffs