Thursday, July 11, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Shares flat as investors digest economic data, dollar dips for third day

[Reuters] Gold gains on U.S.-China trade jitters, rate cut hopes

[Reuters] Oil near six-week highs amid Gulf of Mexico storm, Middle East tensions

[CNBC] US producer prices rose slightly in June, while the cost of goods declined

[AP] China imports from US plunge 31% in June amid tariff war

[Reuters] China's June exports, imports fall as trade war takes heavier toll''

[Reuters] China June new loans rise to three-month, still below forecasts

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade talks in 'quiet period' -White House adviser Navarro

[CNA] China to impose sanctions on US firms in Taiwan arms sale

[CNBC] About half of China’s loans to developing countries are ‘hidden,’ study finds

[Reuters] June imports fall at top U.S. hub for China ocean trade

[Reuters] As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug

[CNBC] Singapore’s GDP badly misses forecasts, shrinking 3.4% from the prior quarter

[Reuters] Taiwan president in U.S. after warning of threat from 'overseas forces'

[Bloomberg] Beyond the Trade War, China’s Economy Is Struggling to Stabilize

[Bloomberg] Warning Shot to World Economy as Singapore Slumps, China Exports Drop

[Bloomberg] Jerome Powell Is Becoming Central Banker to the World

[Bloomberg] Panic Sales Rekindle Debate Over ETF Liquidity in Next Crisis

[Bloomberg] Trump Team Grows Wary of Fannie-Freddie Fix Before 2020 Election

[WSJ] U.S. Budget Gap Widened 23% in First Nine Months of Fiscal Year

[WSJ] As Recession Fears Rise, Skittish Investors Sell Riskiest Junk Bonds

[FT] H2O is an omen — a liquidity crisis lurks around the corner

[FT] Junk bond funds garner $11bn in inflows in past five weeks

Thursday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] Yields jump on stronger-than-expected inflation data, weak Treasury auction

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury denies Mnuchin urged firms to seek Huawei blacklist exemptions

[CNBC] A giant manufacturer just gave a glimpse into this earnings season as it tanks on tariff costs

[Reuters] Bostic: Fed's focus is its mandates not market pricing for rate cuts

[Reuters] Fed's Williams says U.S. economy is in a good place, but picture is complex

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Quants Are Netting Record Gains in Treasury Rally. It Can’t Last

[Reuters] U.S. government posts $8 billion deficit in June

[Reuters] Middle market loan issuance stabilizes in 2Q, strong 2H expected

[Reuters] Merkel's shaking episodes fuel debate about German power handover

[Bloomberg] Powell Says Fed Has Room to Cut, May Have Kept Policy Too Tight

[Bloomberg] Sub-Zero Bond Yields Force Investors Out of Their Safety Zones

[Bloomberg] How Germany Would Find a Leader If Merkel Steps Down Early

[WSJ] ECB Follows Fed in Signaling Fresh Stimulus