Thursday, May 16, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street lower after China's tough talk on trade

[Reuters] Shares swoon as Beijing ramps up war of words

[Reuters] Yen gains as euro and yuan troubled by European vote and trade

[Reuters] U.S. consumer sentiment rises to 15-year high

[Reuters] After Huawei blow, China says U.S. must show sincerity for talks

[CNBC] China accuses the US of ‘bullying behavior’

[Reuters] U.S. trade war will only make us stronger, China's top paper says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] After Weeks of Losses, China Stock Traders Question Beijing Put

[Reuters] Britain's Brexit talks collapse as May's premiership crumbles

[Reuters] In China's heartland, once-flush shoppers turn cautious

[AP] Economic sanctions on Huawei could backfire on US firms

[Reuters] China central bank to reduce costs for small firms amid U.S. trade row

[Reuters] China cancels U.S. pork import order as U.S.-China trade war drags on

[Reuters] Fed may not be able to engineer higher inflation: Kashkari

[Reuters] Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader

[Bloomberg] Offshore Yuan Smashing Support Level Leaves Record Low in Sight

[Bloomberg] U.S. Junk Bond Funds Suffer Biggest Outflow Since December

[Bloomberg] China Downplays Chances for Trade Talks While U.S. Plays 'Little Tricks'

[Bloomberg] Investors Are Downplaying ‘Immense’ U.S.-China Damage, Jefferies Says

[NYT] How Xi’s Last-Minute Switch on U.S.-China Trade Deal Upended It

[WSJ] Fed Officials Reveal More Doubts About Inflation Dynamics, but See Few Solutions

[FT] US telecoms and tech firms fear fallout from Huawei ban

[FT] Emerging market currencies suffer worst week since 2018 lira crisis

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. advances as earnings, economic data beat expectations

[Reuters] Oil prices rise more than 1% as Middle East conflict persists

[Reuters] Treasuries - Strong data, stock rebound push yields higher

[Reuters] Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector

[CNBC] China has plenty of ways to get back at US for treatment of Huawei

[Reuters] Debt bubbles could burst as economies slow, threatening stability, bankers warn

[Reuters] Fed's Brainard: Breakdown in inflation-unemployment relationship poses challenge

[Reuters] Trump says he hopes U.S. not going to war with Iran

[Politico] 'Potentially imminent threat' from Iran grips Washington

[Bloomberg] Bonds Calling the Shots for Stocks as Rate Cuts Outweigh Trade

[Bloomberg] Greece Warned About Widening Spreads and Risk of Missing Targets

[NYT] Fed Officials Sound an Alarm, Worrying Weak Inflation Could Last

[WSJ] Silicon Valley Will Feel Sting of Export Restrictions Against Huawei

[WSJ] Intelligence Suggests U.S., Iran Misread Each Other, Stoking Tensions

[FT] Brainard says Fed can let inflation overshoot target