Monday, July 15, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Tumble on Economic Data; Stocks Drop: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks Flat as JPMorgan results; Goldman Sachs, Wells Fargo eyed

[Reuters] Bleak German mood weighs on Europe, Brexit pummels pound

[Reuters] Oil steadies as U.S. supply concerns ease but Iran tensions loom

[CNBC] US retail sales beat expectations in June

[AP] US industrial production unchanged in June

[AP] Mnuchin says budget deal with Pelosi is ‘very close’

[Reuters] China says Trump 'misleading' people linking trade deal, slowing economy

[CNBC] China’s first-half fiscal spending up 10.7% as Beijing boosts support for economy

[Reuters] Japan trade minister blasts South Korea for 'mistaken' explanation after bilateral meeting

[Reuters] German investor morale darkens on trade disputes, Iran tensions

[Reuters] Australia's central bank ready to cut rates again 'if needed'

[Bloomberg] China’s Debt Ratio Is Growing as Its Economy Loses Steam

[Bloomberg] A Leveraged Loan Collapses and Reveals Key Risk in Credit Market

[Bloomberg] Asia's Export Slump Raises Global Slowdown Fears

[Bloomberg] India Banks Warn of Potential ‘Severe Plunge’ in Recoveries After Ruling

[Bloomberg] Spooked Investors Flee India Debt Funds as Credit Quality Slumps

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Uneasy ECB May Mull Bank-Bond Buying Amid Unappealing Menu

[Bloomberg] Erdogan's Rivals Drag Out Debt Skeletons From Istanbul's Closet

[Reuters] North Korea says nuclear talks at risk if U.S.-South Korea exercises go ahead

[NYT] Japan Cites ‘National Security’ in Free Trade Crackdown. Sound Familiar?

[WSJ] Wall Street’s Answer to Risks in Loan Market: Bundle Lower-Rated Loans

[WSJ] Bad Loans in Europe Tumble, but They Are Never Fully Gone

[WSJ] Blinder: A New Tactic in Trump’s War on the Fed

[FT] China looks to consumer to help economy weather trade war

[FT] Number of mega-funding venture capital rounds hits record

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 closes flat as earnings season starts

[Reuters] Treasury's Mnuchin says deal to raise U.S. debt ceiling getting closer

[Reuters] Trump says has 'better' plan if Congress doesn't pass U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal

[Axios] The global debt binge begins anew

[AP] Trade wars cool market for small businesses

[AP] After years of plenty, auto workers want a bigger slice

[Bloomberg] Global Debt Quickened in First Quarter, Outpacing World Economy

[Bloomberg] China Controls Housing Market by Making Up Rules as It Goes

[WSJ] Putting the Equity Back Into Private Equity

[FT] Debt in developing economies hits all-time high