Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. declines on weak earnings reports; ECB disappoints

[Reuters] ECB prepares some sub-zero relief for wilting Europe

[Reuters] Euro zone yields hit record lows, euro wilts after ECB flags easing

[Reuters] Oil advances as markets eye MidEast worries, but weak demand outlook caps gains

[Reuters] ECB opens door to rate cuts, more bond buys

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit surges to five-month high as imports soar

[Reuters] U.S. core capital goods orders surge; shipments rise

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to three-month low

[Reuters] Australia's central bank government says 'reasonable' to expect lower rates for longer

[Reuters] U.S. warship sails through Taiwan Strait, stirs tensions with China

[Reuters] North Korea fires missiles into sea, fresh nuclear talks in doubt

[Bloomberg] ECB Signals Rate Cut, QE as Global Stimulus Push Picks Up

[Bloomberg] Central Bankers Are Playing a Dangerous Game With Asset Prices

[Bloomberg] China Trade Minister Steps Out of the Shadows for the First Time in U.S. Talks

[Bloomberg] The Great Purge: Boris Johnson Culls Cabinet to Make His Brexit Mark

[Bloomberg] New Turkey Central Banker Pivots With Biggest Rate Cut on Record

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong’s Despair Runs Deeper Than Protests

[NYT] Facebook Antitrust Inquiry Shows Big Tech’s Freewheeling Era Is Past

[WSJ] An Old Feud Between American Allies Rattles Tech Giants’ Supply Chains

[WSJ] Investors Pour Money Into Bond Funds at a Record Pace

[WSJ] Investors Wonder if the ECB Can Do Enough to Make a Difference

[FT] ECB paves way for fresh stimulus package

[FT] ECB faces key decision over launch of fresh stimulus

[FT] Why markets are fixated on Mario Draghi’s next frontier

[FT] German manufacturing reports industry ‘in freefall’

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Surging chip stocks propel S&P 500 and Nasdaq to records

[Reuters] U.S. housing, manufacturing sectors mired in weakness

[CNBC] Ford shares plunge after earnings fall short, guidance disappoints

[Reuters] British Prime Minister Johnson promises a bold new Brexit deal

[Reuters] Top Khamenei aide says no talks with U.S. under any circumstances

[Reuters] Turkey has 'no patience left' with U.S. on Syria safe zone

[Bloomberg] Deutsche Bank’s Long Trading Slump Deepened in Run-Up to Revamp

[Bloomberg] S&P 500’s Earnings Miracle Is Failing to Take Hold in the Second Half

[Bloomberg] VIX Call Buying Explodes in Wave Evoking Memories of `50 Cent'

[Bloomberg] India Has Been Accused of Overstating Its Growth Statistics

[WSJ] Europe Gets Caught in the U.S.-China Crossfire

[WSJ] Silver Prices Rally as Investors Seek Cheaper Precious Metals