Friday, July 12, 2019

Friday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. notches all-time highs on lingering rate-cut optimism

[Reuters] Gold prices tally a gain for the session, end nearly 1% higher for the week

[Reuters] Dollar slides for third day on U.S. rate cut bets

[CNN] US government is running out of money faster than expected, Mnuchin warns

[Reuters] Fed's Evans: 'A couple' of rate cuts needed to boost inflation

[Reuters] Fitch downgrades Turkey after dismissal of central bank governor

[Reuters] Turkey begins receiving Russian missiles in challenge to U.S. and NATO

[Bloomberg] A Stock Market Dying to Know What Powell Knows About the Economy

[Bloomberg] China Warns U.S. It’s ‘Playing With Fire’ on Taiwan Arms Sales

[FT] Has the Federal Reserve fallen victim to bond market bullies?

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