Thursday, June 27, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Markets brace for crucial G20 signals

[Reuters] Wall Street higher as investors await Trump-Xi meet

[Reuters] Gold gains on U.S.-China trade jitters; heads for best month in 3 years

[CNBC] US consumer spending rises in May, but inflation remains muted

[Reuters] Trump prepares for 'productive' talks with Xi on trade war

[CNBC] Trump might not need to hear much to strike a truce with China: senior official

[Reuters] Trump talks trade at G20, China's Xi warns against protectionism

[Reuters] Sizing up QE2: How a new round of ECB bond buys might pan out

[Reuters] U.S. dominates second-quarter global M&A as mega deals roll on

[Reuters] Bank of Japan board's debate of more easing at June meet signals possible early action

[Bloomberg] Xi Fires Shots at U.S. Before Trump Meet, Without Mentioning Him

[Bloomberg] Trump Chats With Putin and Xi; MBS All Smiles: G-20 Update

[Bloomberg] China Is Walking a Monetary Tightrope as Trade War Plays Out

[Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Biggest Monthly Gain Since 2016

[Bloomberg] Yuan Traders Look to Trump-Xi Meeting to Seal Currency's Course

[Bloomberg] There’s a Global Market Slump Ahead, Elliott's Paul Singer Says

[WSJ] The U.S. and India Stumble Toward a Trade War

[FT] Vladimir Putin says liberalism has ‘become obsolete’

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 rises on investor optimism ahead of G20 summit

[Reuters] Trump agrees to no preconditions for meeting with China's Xi: Kudlow

[Reuters] Investors pour $6 billion into U.S.-based high-yield, investment-grade bond funds: Lipper

[AP] US to China: Fix tech policies. China’s retort: Drop tariffs

[Bloomberg] A Saturday Meeting Could Decide Yuan's Course for Rest of 2019

[WSJ] China to Insist U.S. Lift Huawei Ban as Part of Trade Truce

[FT] Vladimir Putin: friendship with China, ‘Donald’ and the rise of national populism