Monday, June 3, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. higher on rate cut hopes

[Reuters] Oil falls to lowest since January on economic slowdown

[Reuters] U.S. firms fret as China's FedEx probe, planned hit-list heightens trade frictions

[Reuters] China issues travel alerts, slams US ‘interference’

[Reuters] China urges dialogue, negotiation to solve trade row with U.S.

[Reuters] U.S. moving toward major antitrust probe of tech giants

[Reuters] USTR, Treasury say China pursuing 'blame game' on trade talks breakdown

[Reuters] Mexico draws red line on asylum as Trump tariff risk rises

[Reuters] China expresses 'strong dissatisfaction' with U.S. statement on Tiananmen anniversary

[Reuters] On Tiananmen anniversary, Taiwan says China continues to cover up crackdown

[CNBC] Beijing vows to defend ‘islands and rocks’ in the South China Sea

[Reuters] Kremlin dismisses Trump tweet on alleged Venezuela withdrawal

[Bloomberg] A Near Default in China Gives Bond Hedging Sellers Jitters

[Bloomberg] Trump's Next Trade War Target: Chinese Students at Elite Schools

[Bloomberg] China Moves to Stop a Crash in Booming Electric-Car Industry

[NYT] Mexico Cracks Down on Migrants, After Pressure From Trump to Act

[WSJ] Trade Risks Prompt Predictions for Fed Rate Cuts

[FT] Rare earths: Beijing threatens a new front in the trade war

[FT] News of China’s ‘unreliables list’ spooks foreign business

[FT] US farmers’ borrowing boom is built on shaky land values

[FT] Why Taiwan poses a threat to the US bond market

[FT] China warns of growing difficulties facing students in US

[FT] El-Erian: Political instability is no longer confined to emerging markets

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. edges higher, boosted by healthcare; Alphabet, Amazon pressure Nasdaq

[CNBC] Apple drops on report that Justice Department has jurisdiction over potential antitrust probe

[Reuters] Gold hits 10-week peak as trade fears spur safe-haven buying

[Reuters] U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016

[Reuters] Fed's Bullard: Trade, other risks, mean rate cut may be 'warranted soon'

[Reuters] Major automakers post U.S. May sales increases

[CNBC] As mortgage rates plunge, millions more homeowners can benefit from refinancing

[Reuters] Italy PM threatens to quit, tells warring coalition to end feud

[Reuters] Pompeo urges China to release human rights prisoners to mark Tiananmen crackdown

[WSJ] House Committee to Investigate Tech Giants Over Competition

[WSJ] FTC Gets Jurisdiction for Possible Facebook Antitrust Probe

[WSJ] Nasdaq Slides as Investors Weigh Tech Probes

[WSJ] Mexico Warns of Retaliation for U.S. Tariffs

[FT] Two-year Treasury yields stage biggest five-day drop since 2008