Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. gains on earnings boost, strong economic data

[Reuters] Oil rises for a third day amid escalating Mideast tensions

[CNBC] US housing starts rose more than expected in April

[Reuters] U.S. blacklists China's Huawei as trade dispute clouds global outlook

[Reuters] China slams U.S. blacklisting of Huawei as trade tensions rise

[CNBC] China’s state mouthpieces are taking an aggressive tone on the trade war

[Reuters] China April home price growth solid, big cities lead in sign of broadening strength

[Reuters] Walmart says higher tariffs on China goods will increase prices for U.S. shoppers

[Reuters] Exclusive: Tanker unloads Iranian fuel oil at China port after near five-month trek - data

[Reuters] U.S. pulls staff from Iraq, says Iran gave 'blessing' for tanker attacks

[SCMP] What Killed U.S.-China Trade Talks: A Tale of Two Texts

[AP] Iran claims right to respond to ‘unacceptable’ US sanctions

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Huawei Threat Is the Nuclear Option to Halt China’s Rise

[Bloomberg] China Has a $3.65 Trillion War Chest to Counter U.S. Tariffs

[Bloomberg] Boom in Dodgy Wall Street Deals Points to Market Trouble Ahead

[Bloomberg] China Trade Worst Case: Growth Slows, Debt Rises, Companies Exit

[Bloomberg] Deadly Pig Disease Sweeping China Is a National Crisis, Says Group

[Bloomberg] China's Wildest Rates Since 2014 Leave Bond Traders Stranded

[Bloomberg] Funding Crisis to Worsen Unless India Pumps In Cash, Kotak Says

[WSJ] U.S. Targets Huawei as It Seeks to Revive China Trade Talks

[WSJ] China Says It Doesn’t Know About U.S. Plans for Beijing Trade Talks

[WSJ] Booming Buybacks Aren’t Likely to Wane Despite Market Volatility

[FT] Turkey’s ‘low’ FX reserves leave country vulnerable, Moody’s warns

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. ends higher as trade worries ease

[Reuters] Treasuries - Weak U.S. data depresses yields, sends two-year to 15-month low

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury secretary plans China visit as trade war clouds world economy

[Reuters] Trump order clears way for barring Huawei from U.S. telecommunications networks

[Reuters] China's holdings of U.S. Treasuries hit near 2-year low -data

[AP] US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making

[Reuters] U.S. orders suspension of flights between the U.S. and Venezuela

[Bloomberg] Trump Moves to Limit Chinese Telecom Sales as Trade War Grows

[Bloomberg] Global ‘Wall of Worry’ Feeds Rush for Treasuries as Risks Mount

[Bloomberg] China Bond-Payment Deals Done in Secret Stoke Default Concerns

[Bloomberg] Millennials Are Helping to Sound the Credit Card Alarm

[WSJ] Trump Telecom Ban Takes Aim at China, Huawei