Thursday, July 18, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street opens higher after Microsoft's beat, rate cut euphoria

[Reuters] Fed rate cut bets buoy stocks, dollar steadies

[Reuters] U.S.-China officials discuss trade; Mnuchin eyes possible in-person talks

[Reuters] Trump keeps up pressure on Fed as policy meeting approaches

[CNBC] BlackRock’s Fink: CEOs tell me they’re pulling their supply chains out of China

[Reuters] Italy's Salvini to see Di Maio with government's fate hanging in balance

[Reuters] Japan's core inflation hits two-year low, might push BOJ to ease again soon

[Reuters] From beer to pens, South Koreans boycott Japanese brands as diplomatic row intensifies

[Reuters] Japan summons South Korea envoy in escalating row over wartime forced labor

[Bloomberg] China Minsheng Investment Debt Woes Deepen Amid Repayment Crisis

[Bloomberg] Fed Officials Shake Markets With Rate Cut Comments

[Bloomberg] El-Erian: Why the Fed Should Not Deliver a Big Rate Cut

[Bloomberg] Distressed Debt Traders Have Tons of Cash and Nothing to Buy

[WSJ] Chinese Conglomerate’s Debt Crisis Deepens; Bonds Plunge

[WSJ] July Data Throw Size of First Fed Rate Cut Into Doubt

[WSJ] St. Louis Fed’s James Bullard Sees No Need for Larger Rate Cut

[FT] Market odds of ECB rate cut this month surpass 50%

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street rises as Fed's Williams cements rate-cut expectations

[Reuters] U.S. labor market strong; mid-Atlantic manufacturing rebounds

[Reuters] U.S.-based equity ETFs attract $8.8 bln as bull market roars on

[CNBC] Boeing to take $4.9 billion hit in second quarter on 737 Max grounding

[Reuters] U.S. says Navy ship 'destroyed' Iranian drone in Gulf

[Bloomberg] Top Fed Officials See Prudence of Acting Early to Sustain Growth

[WSJ] Fed's Williams Says Central Bank Must Act Quickly on Signs of Distress

[FT] Fed’s Williams stokes expectations of aggressive rate cuts

[FT] Silicon Valley is being sucked into a political maelstrom

[FT] Turkey’s embrace of Russia leaves US out in cold