Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. rebounds as U.S.-China trade rhetoric cools

[Reuters] Oil prices rise over 1% on drone attack on Saudi Aramco facilities

[CNBC] Chinese state media touts ‘5,000 years of trials and tribulations,’ gearing up for a long trade war

[Reuters] Trump: No collapse in China trade talks, tariff war 'a little squabble'

[AP] US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes

[CNBC] Fed’s Esther George says there’s no need for a rate cut even with the trade threat looming

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage delinquencies rose in first quarter from 18-year low at year-end -MBA

[Reuters] U.S. GDP growth based 'exclusively' on government, corporate and mortgage debt: Gundlach

[Reuters] Brazil to cut 2019 GDP forecast below 2% as fiscal picture worsens

[Bloomberg] Salvini Says Italy Could Break EU Debt Rules to Boost Employment

[Bloomberg] Fed’s George Warns Rate Cut Could Lead to Bubbles and Recession

[Reuters] Saudi Arabia oil facilities attacked, U.S.-Iran tensions flare

[Reuters] Trump denies U.S. plan to send 120,000 troops to counter Iran threat

[NYT] Why the U.S.-China Trade War Could Be Long and Painful: No Off-Ramps

[NYT] In China, Some Fear the End of ‘Chimerica’

[WSJ] U.S. Tariffs Knock Chinese Yuan

[WSJ] China Could Lose Face, Get Rich From a Trade Deal

[FT] Trump calls on Fed to help win the trade war

[FT] Iran and the US risk igniting the Middle East tinderbox

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street attempts rebound, with help from tech stocks

[Reuters] World stocks hover near two-month low, investor fears over U.S.-China trade war ease

[Reuters] Oil prices jump on drone attack on Saudi Aramco facilities

[Reuters] Trump defends China trade battle, vows deal will happen

[Reuters] China says U.S. has agreed to keep talking over trade war

[Reuters] U.S. import prices rise; underlying imported inflation weak

[AP] US targets $300B of Chinese goods for new tariff hikes

[CNBC] Trump says if Fed cuts interest rates, US will win trade war: ‘It would be game over, we win!’

[Reuters] Trump says he feels U.S.-China trade talks 'going to be very successful'

[Reuters] China, U.S. have 'wisdom' to resolve trade dispute, says Beijing's top diplomat

[Reuters] BOJ Kuroda: Will consider further easing if prices lose momentum

[Reuters] Fed's Williams says policymakers need to better prepare for lower interest rate world

[Reuters] Saudi Arabia says oil facilities outside Riyadh attacked

[Reuters] White House reviews military plans against Iran: New York Times

[Reuters] Pompeo shares details on 'escalating' Iran threats in Brussels: U.S. State Department

[Reuters] North Korea says ship seizure by U.S. violates spirit of Trump-Kim summit

[Bloomberg] Inside the Close Naval Encounters in the South China Sea

[Bloomberg] U.S. Readies New Tariffs as Trump Says He’ll Meet China’s Xi

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Tariffs Start to Look Like Goal and Not Tool for Talks

[WSJ] Escalating Tariffs Test Investors’ Faith in U.S. Growth

[FT] China hits back at US claim it reneged on trade talks

[FT] Trump’s China trade policies create split among Republicans

[FT] Currency crisis redux?