Monday, June 17, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street higher on hopes of accommodative Fed

[Reuters] 'Super Mario' shock: euro slides, yields hit new lows

[CNBC] Global bond yields are cratering with French bond rates now at zero and the US 10-year back to 2.03%

[CNBC] 10-year yield drops to 2.03% ahead of Fed rate decision, lowest since Sept. 2017

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts fall, but prior months revised up

[Reuters] Draghi's stimulus hints put ECB in Trump's crosshairs

[Reuters] For Fed's Powell, a gap with markets and Trump may need explaining

[Reuters] China's home prices growth fastest in five months, raises policy challenge

[Reuters] Breakingviews - China infrastructure bump comes at steeper cost

[AP] Tensions rise as Iran speeds up enrichment, US sends troops

[Bloomberg] ECB Rate Cut Is Weapon of Choice as Draghi Threatens Action

[Bloomberg] Bond Investors Dust Off Crisis Playbook as Draghi Spurs QE Bets

[Bloomberg] U.S. Colleges Worry Trade War Imperils Flow of Chinese Students

[Bloomberg] China Home Price Growth Quickens as Buyer Demand Still Robust

[Bloomberg] RBA Says Further Rate Cut ‘More Likely Than Not’ in Period Ahead

[Bloomberg] Australia Mortgage Arrears Rise to 2010 Highs, RBA's Kearns Says

[WSJ] Warning Lights Are Flashing In China’s Money Market

[WSJ] Trump Administration Is Split Over Arms Sale to Taiwan

[WSJ] Private-Equity Firms Are Raising Bigger and Bigger Funds. They Often Don’t Deliver.

[WSJ] Real-Estate Stocks Rise To New Highs

[FT] Trade tensions weigh on Fed meeting this week

[FT] Real estate: post-crisis boom draws to a close

[FT] Taiwan stiffens resistance to China after Hong Kong crackdown

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends up slightly as Fed meeting in view

[Reuters] Oil prices fall 1% as economic worries outweigh tanker tensions

[Reuters] China holdings of U.S. Treasuries fall to nearly two-year low -Treasury data

[Reuters] U.S. firms say China tariffs will raise costs, with few sourcing alternatives

[Reuters] U.S. denounces 'nuclear blackmail' as Iran plans to breach uranium limit

[Reuters] U.S. says to send more troops to the Middle East, cites Iran threats

[Bloomberg] Expect a Market Brawl If Fed Doesn't Show It's Ready to Act

[Bloomberg] Amateur Quants Are Suddenly Everywhere in China

[Bloomberg] Top U.S. B-School Students Pile on Debt to Earn MBAs

[WSJ] Chinese Regulators Try to Calm Fears of a Funding Squeeze

[WSJ] Loan Market Splits Between ‘Haves and Have-Nots’