Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Rate cut bets buoy U.S. stocks despite rise in trade tensions

[Reuters] Yen gains on U.S.-Mexico trade woes; ECB awaited

[Reuters] Trump threatens China with tariffs on further $300 billion of goods

[AP] China says list of ‘unreliable’ foreign firms coming soon

[Reuters] ECB pushes back rate hike again as outlook darkens

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit narrows; gap with China widens

[Reuters] China central bank injects 500 billion yuan via one-year MLF, rates unchanged: statement

[Reuters] China rare earth prices soar on their potential role in trade war

[Reuters] Exclusive: Pentagon eyes rare earth supplies in Africa in push away from China

[Reuters] China says seriously concerned about U.S. arms sales to Taiwan

[CNBC] Auto loans hit record high, sending borrowers with the best credit to the used market

[AP] India’s central bank cuts lending rate to 5.75%

[Reuters] On Italy, Germany says stability pact must be strictly applied

[Bloomberg] China Calms Markets With Second-Largest Cash Injection on Record

[Bloomberg] The Trade War Could Pop Hong Kong's Property Bubble

[Bloomberg] African Swine Fever Is Spreading Fast and Eliminating It Will Take Decades

[Bloomberg] U.S.-China Trade War Raises Risks of a Real One

[WSJ] U.S. Crude Oil Enters Bear Market Due to Global-Growth Fears

[FT] Australian growth concerns rise as shoppers curb spending

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Trump says 'not enough' progress made in high-stakes U.S.-Mexico talks

[Reuters] Fitch downgrades Mexico and Moody's lowers outlook, hammering peso

[Reuters] Wall St. climbs as weak private jobs data boost rate cut hopes

[CNBC] Oil sinks 3.4% to $51.68, lowest close since January

[Politico] U.S.-Mexico tariff talks spill into Thursday as deadline looms

[Reuters] Hope grows for deal to ward off Trump's tariffs on Mexican imports

[Reuters] Fed says contacts worry about trade war; economy growing modestly

[Reuters] Explainer: U.S.-China trade war - the levers they can pull

[Reuters] Exclusive: U.S. preparing to sell over $2 billion in weapons to Taiwan, testing China - sources

[Reuters] China's panda diplomacy puts a smile on 'best friend' Putin's face

[RT] Dollar dump? Russia & China agree to bilateral trade in national currencies during Putin-Xi meeting

[Bloomberg] Steepening Yield Curve Shows Market Isn't Waiting for Fed to Act

[Bloomberg] Tillerson Is Concerned China Will Give Up on Trade Talks

[FT] Debt and populism test Italy’s bedraggled polity