Thursday, June 13, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] China data, Gulf tensions see bond yields slip, stocks suffer

[FXStreet] Poor Chinese data sends Gold to 14-month high

[Reuters] Oil set for weekly loss as demand fears outweigh geopolitics

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales rise in May; April revised higher

[MarketWatch] Industrial production climbs 0.4% in May on automotive output rise

[Reuters] China's May industrial output growth cools to 17-year low as trade war escalates

[SCMP] China summons US envoy in protest over Washington’s remarks on Hong Kong extradition bill

[CNBC] As Trump demands major concessions, Beijing wants the world to think that the US will blink first

[Reuters] China raises anti-dumping duties on some U.S., EU steel tubes and pipes

[Reuters] Russian central bank lowers key rate to 7.5%, signals more cuts

[Reuters] Fannie, Freddie government guarantee should be limited: U.S. housing finance chief

[CNBC] Bond king Jeffrey Gundlach: ‘I am certainly long gold’

[Reuters] Iran's Rouhani says Middle East situation calls for closer ties with Russia: RIA

[Reuters] China turns its anger on 'Cold War warrior' Pompeo

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Liquidity Tightens as Markets Fall, Protests Hit City

[Bloomberg] The Market Puts the Fed in a Bad Position

[Bloomberg] Ex-PBOC Head Warns Trade War Could Trigger Competitive Devaluation

[Bloomberg] China's Hard Line in Hong Kong Boosts Beijing Critics in Taiwan

[Bloomberg] Gold Busts Above $1,350 as Iran Tension, Fed Outlook Spur Demand

[WSJ] Tech Players Confront Long List of Challenges in U.S.-China Trade Fight

[WSJ] China’s Economy Shows Fresh Signs of Weakness

[WSJ] Emerging Markets Cut Interest Rates Amid Expectations of Looser Fed Policy

[FT] Corporate debt dangers still lurk even if Fed eases

[FT] Hong Kong mood darkens as hard hats replace yellow umbrellas

[FT] Are markets somehow ‘broken’?

[FT] Turkey seeks jail terms for two Bloomberg reporters

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. climbs as energy stocks advance

[Reuters] Trade war will hurt China more than U.S.: top White House economic advisor

[Reuters] Brexit supporter Johnson far ahead in contest to replace British PM

[Reuters] U.S. blames Iran for tanker attacks in Gulf of Oman, oil prices rise

[Bloomberg] Kudlow Warns of Consequences If China Spurns Trump Summit Invite

[WSJ] How Washington Learned to Love Debt and Deficits

[WSJ] Pompeo Says Iran Is Responsible for Tanker Attacks