Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street slides on fears of likely U.S.-China tech cold war

[CNBC] 10-year yield falls to lowest level since 2017 as traders prepare for long trade battle

[Reuters] Trade woes sink shares, Brexit weighs on sterling

[Reuters] Yen gains as trade woes, Brexit concerns shake investor confidence

[CNBC] China says trade talks can’t continue unless US addresses its ‘wrong actions’

[Reuters] China calls out U.S. 'wrong actions' as Huawei ban rattles supply chains

[Axios] For Trump, a China trade war election

[Reuters] U.S. home sales, manufacturing stumble; labor market strong

[The Hill] No agreement on budget caps in sight ahead of Memorial Day recess

[CNBC] Huawei says its own operating system could be ready this year if it can’t use Google or Microsoft

[Reuters] Drop in German business morale points to meager growth

[Reuters] Japan May flash PMI snaps back into contraction as Sino-U.S. trade war escalates

[AP] Deutsche Bank ready for ‘tough cuts’ as share price sags

[Reuters] U.S. Navy sends two ships through strategic Taiwan Strait

[CNBC] As US plays hardball, China watcher Stephen Roach warns that odds of a trade deal are ‘rapidly receding’

[Reuters] Modi promises inclusive India after stunning election win

[Bloomberg] Full-Blown Trade War Is Quickly Shifting From Risk to ‘Baseline’

[Bloomberg] Fears Rise China Could Choke off Supply of Rare Earths in Trade War

[Bloomberg] Chinese Government Expert Sees Trade Tensions Lasting Until 2035

[Bloomberg] The Trade War's Grip on Currency Markets Tightens

[Bloomberg] China Stocks at the Mercy of Foreigners Like Never Before

[Bloomberg] Pig-Killing Virus Now ‘Endemic’ in Two Regions of China, UN Says

[WSJ] Trump’s Point Man on China Trade Is Still Trying to Close the Deal

[WSJ] Trump Walks Out on Pelosi, Schumer

[WSJ] The EU’s New Headache: Skeptics Are Poised to Gain Power From Within

[FT] Trade war sparks fears of China weaponising US Treasuries

Wednesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stocks slide on trade-war concerns, Qualcomm leads tech lower

[AP] US, China appear to brace for long haul in trade dispute

[Reuters] Fed's patience on interest rates to last 'for some time'

[Reuters] Next round of U.S. tariffs on China at least a month away: Mnuchin

[Reuters] Explainer: China's rare earth supplies could be vital bargaining chip in U.S. trade war

[Reuters] Brexit crisis - Minister quits, piling pressure on May

[CNBC] ‘One tweet away from a U-turn on policy’ – Trump’s Twitter feed confounds economic forecasters and investors

[Reuters] Iran youth will witness demise of Israel, 'American civilization': Khamenei

[Reuters] Irate Brazil lawmakers threaten Bolsonaro's cabinet, agenda

[Bloomberg] Fed Pushes Back Against Rate Cuts That Markets Continue to Seek

[Bloomberg] As New Cold War Looms, China Struggles to Grasp Trump's End Game

[Bloomberg] Fed Minutes Signal Patience on Rate Moves for ‘Some Time’

[NYT] How China Uses High-Tech Surveillance to Subdue Minorities

[WSJ] Trump Says He Won’t Work With Democrats Until Probes Are Done

[WSJ] Fed Minutes Show Comfort With Make-No-Moves Interest Rate Stance