Sunday, May 19, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stock markets slide as worries about Huawei fallout mount

[Reuters] Oil surges after OPEC indicates it will maintain output cuts

[Reuters] U.S., China bicker over 'extravagant expectations' on trade deal

[CNBC] China in ‘no rush’ to restart trade talks

[Reuters] Trump says tariffs making companies leave China, a deal can't be '50-50'

[Reuters] U.S. intellectual property complaints a 'political tool': China state media

[CNBC] Google cuts ties with Huawei. That may be a ‘kill switch’ for the Chinese firm’s global smartphone ambition

[CNBC] Atlanta Fed President Bostic does not see a rate cut this year like the market is telegraphing

[Reuters] Russian central bank lowers U.S. dollars share in reserves due to possible risks

[SCMP] South China Sea: Beijing urges an end to ‘provocative actions’ as US warship sails near disputed waters

[Reuters] U.S. warship sails in disputed South China Sea amid trade tensions

[Reuters] Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict

[Bloomberg] Xi’s Trip to Rare Earths Plant Stokes Talk of Trade Retaliation

[Bloomberg] Trump Vows China’s Economy Won’t Surpass U.S. on His Watch

[Bloomberg] An Anti-U.S. Trade War Song Is Going Viral in Beijing

[Bloomberg] A $19 Billion Test Is Coming Straight for China's Battered Yuan

[Bloomberg] Why Yuan at Seven Would Risk Further Inflaming Trade Dispute

[Bloomberg] Top U.S. Tech Companies Begin to Cut Off Vital Huawei Supplies

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Huawei Attack Is a Serious Mistake

[FT] Xi Jinping is preparing China for a long trade war

[FT] Markets are showing unwarranted faith in the Federal Reserve

[FT] Credit quality declines at big US business lenders

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares steady after steep losses; Saudi comments lift oil

[CNBC] Trump warns Iran not to threaten the US: ‘That will be the official end of Iran’

[Reuters] Trump threatens Iran in tweet as tension between two countries escalate

[Reuters] China's central bank won't let yuan weaken past 7 to the dollar

[Reuters] Venezuela oil minister says economy, oil industry under U.S. siege

[Reuters] Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court

[Reuters] Japan Q1 GDP grows 2.1 pct annualised - govt

[FT] US spy chiefs warn tech companies on China dangers

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Mideast Stocks - Property pulls down Dubai as most Gulf markets lower

[Reuters] China's central bank says to keep yuan stable, in balanced range

[BBC] Brexit: Theresa May plans 'bold offer' to get support for deal

[Reuters] Saudi Arabia says it seeks to avert war, ball in Iran's court

[Bloomberg] Trade War Sets Tone for Global Outlook: World Economy Week

[WSJ] Big Companies Tightened Spending as Trade Fears Intensified

[WSJ] China Trade Turmoil Makes U.S. Investors Nervous

[WSJ] Meat Prices are Set to Climb as Swine Fever Claims China’s Hogs