Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street lower on fresh trade fears

[Reuters] Investors run for safety amid threat of broader U.S.-China spat

[Reuters] Prepare for difficult times, China's Xi urges as trade war simmers

[CNBC] Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says there are no plans to go to Beijing for trade talks yet

[Reuters] U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war

[CNBC] Chinese social media users are rallying behind Huawei. Some say they’re switching from Apple

[Reuters] China: U.S. resembles "Don Quixote" in seeing other powers as threats

[CNBC] Mortgage refinances surge 8%, as rates fall to the lowest level since January 2018

[Reuters] U.S. budget negotiations advance but no deal yet

[Reuters] Japan exports fall again as Trump's trade policy threatens economic outlook

[Reuters] Reflationist-minded BOJ policymaker calls for more stimulus 'without delay'

[Reuters] U.S. fighter jets again intercept Russian bombers off Alaska

[Reuters] Yemen’s Houthis launch drone attack on Saudi's Najran airport: Al Masirah TV

[Bloomberg] U.S. Weighs Blacklisting Up to Five Chinese Surveillance Firms

[Bloomberg] Carriers Begin Dropping Huawei Handsets as U.S. Crackdown Bites

[Bloomberg] Turkey Burns Bridges With Markets as Costs of Lira Defense Mount

[Bloomberg] El-Erian: U.S.-China Trade Clash Has Now Gone Global

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Urged to Join Together to Raise Inflation Targets

[WSJ] On China, Trump Leads a Coalition of the Unwilling

[FT] German hawks push Jens Weidmann for ECB presidency job

[FT] Emerging markets suffer collateral damage from US-China trade war

Tuesday Evening Links

[NYT] Trump Administration Could Blacklist Chinese Surveillance Technology Firm

[Reuters] Tech stocks pull Wall Street higher as U.S. eases Huawei restrictions

[Reuters] China ready for further U.S. trade talks, ambassador says

[CNBC] American businesses in China: Tariffs are hurting us

[Reuters] Britain's May offers 'new deal' to try to break Brexit deadlock

[Reuters] Fed officials see past inflation misses as trouble for any new framework

[Reuters] Shortage of cheaper houses stifles U.S. homes sales

[Reuters] U.S. states cheer April income tax deluge but analysts urge caution

[Reuters] Hobbling Huawei: Inside the U.S. war on China’s tech giant

[Reuters] North Korea warns U.S. over seized ship at rare U.N. news conference

[Reuters] Risk of nuclear war now highest since WW2, U.N. arms research chief says