Tuesday, July 9, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia cautious as everything rides on dovish Powell

[Reuters] S&P 500 ekes out gain though profit worries weigh

[CNBC] Fed chief faces tough task in Congressional testimony: ‘Walking a tightrope over Niagara Falls’

[CNBC] Lighthizer, Mnuchin spoke with Chinese Vice Premier Liu He on Tuesday

[Reuters] In blow to Mexican president, finance minister quits over economic 'extremism'

[Reuters] PM hopefuls battle over Brexit in bad-tempered debate

[Reuters] Iran Guards commander says U.S. bases are in range of its missiles: Tasnim

[Bloomberg] Traders Are Certain the Fed Will Cut in July, But Unsure What’s Next

[Bloomberg] AMLO Hits Turbulence as Finance Chief’s Exit Sends Shock Waves

[Bloomberg] The Bond Rally Is So Wild Investors Are Piling Into Italy’s 50-Year Debt

[Bloomberg] Trade War Threatens Chinese Factories’ Existence, Supplier Says

[Bloomberg] China Wants Its Own Goldman Sachs. It Has a Big Headache Instead

[FT] Fears rise of escalation in US and EU trade dispute

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. lower on concerns over trade war fallout

[Reuters] Global stocks drop for third day, BASF warning stings Europe

[Reuters] Oil rises towards $65 as supply concerns outweigh trade disputes

[Reuters] U.S., China to relaunch talks with little changed since deal fell apart

[CNBC] Fed Chair Powell’s job is safe ‘at the present time,’ Larry Kudlow says

[The Hill] Debt ceiling deadline could hit in early September: study

[CNBC] Tension between Japan and South Korea is rising, and it looks set to drag down trade

[Reuters] Japan pushes back against Seoul's calls to scrap export curbs

[Reuters] U.S. State Department approves possible $2.2 billion arms sale to Taiwan

[CNBC] Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam: Extradition bill ‘is dead’

[NYT] Global Recession Risks Are Up, and Central Banks Aren’t Ready

[NYT] Turkey’s Long, Painful Economic Crisis Grinds On

[Bloomberg] Powell Heads to Congress With Rate Cut in Play, Risk on His Mind

[Bloomberg] Chinese Wealth Manager Claims $490 Million Fraud Behind Missed Repayments

[Bloomberg] ECB Seen Readying the Pumps for Return to Massive Bond Buying

[WSJ] Fed Chairman Jerome Powell’s Approach to Interest-Rate Policy Wins Bipartisan Backing

[WSJ] Markets Are Calm, Then Suddenly Go Crazy. Some Investors Think They Know Why.

[WSJ] The Myth of Monetary Stimulus Is Unraveling

[WSJ] Big Tech’s Buyback Spree Nears Its Limits

[WSJ] Heavy Debt Humbles China’s Business Champions, Including the Jewelry Queen

[WSJ] Fed Expectations Trigger Record Run of Outflows in Leveraged Loans

[FT] Turkey’s latest stumble shows dangers of betting on risky markets