Sunday, July 28, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street falls as tech drags; Fed meeting eyed

[Yahoo] Pound keeps sliding as UK government ramps up no-deal Brexit plans

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields fall as markets await Fed decision

[Reuters] Oil loses ground on pessimism over U.S.-China trade talks

[Reuters] A Fed interest rate cut is in the bag. What then?

[Reuters] Trump blasts Fed ahead of meeting, says likely to 'do very little'

[Reuters] That bad? How the U.S. economy stacks up to past rate cut cycles

[Reuters] UK plays Brexit hardball with 'stubborn' EU, pound falls to a two-year low

[AP] Japan-Korea trade spat to intensify with new export limits

[CNBC] Former Fed Chair Janet Yellen says she’s in favor of an interest rate cut

[Reuters] After weekend of violent clashes, Beijing to address Hong Kong unrest

[Reuters] China to conduct military drills in waters near Taiwan

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Debt Binge Puts Treasury Auctions on Path to New Highs

[Bloomberg] China's Economy Weakened Further in July, Early Indicators Show

[Bloomberg] China's Yuan Suddenly Retreats the Most in Three Weeks

[Bloomberg] Why China Has Chickened Out of Another Bank Seizure

[Bloomberg] China Warns Hong Kong Unrest Goes ‘Far Beyond’ Peaceful Protest

[WSJ] Why the Fed Is Cutting Rates When the Economy Looks Good

[WSJ] A Key Reason the Fed Struggles to Hit 2% Inflation: Uncooperative Prices

[FT] Investors huddle in defensive corners of US market

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares guarded as investors count down to Fed

[Reuters] U.S., China move trade talks to Shanghai amid deal pessimism

[Reuters] EU must move faster to prepare for no-deal Brexit risk - CBI

[Reuters] Protesters clash in Hong Kong as cycle of violence intensifies

[Project Syndicate] Central Banks Should Forget About 2% Inflation

[Reuters] Trump's ambitious Fannie, Freddie overhaul faces hurdles

[Bloomberg] Fed Chair Jerome Powell Likes the Economy Hot

[Bloomberg] The Home of Ultra-Low Rates Has a Warning for the World

[Bloomberg] Consumer Boom and Producer Woes Show U.S. Economic Growth Divide

[FT] Shrinking Chinese car market sparks fears over foreign groups’ future

Sunday's News LInks

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead- RPT-Even if Fed cut is a given, Powell seen as wild card for stock market

[Reuters] Assuming EU will not budge, Britain ramps up preparations for no-deal Brexit

[Reuters] China will pursue forex reserves diversification in prudent way

[Reuters] Protesters mass in Hong Kong amid fears of growing cycle of violence

[Bloomberg] Get Ready for the World Economy’s Biggest Week of 2019

[Bloomberg] U.S.-China Talks Set to Resume as Neither Seems Eager for a Deal

[WSJ] U.S.-China Trade Talks Resume With Modest Expectations

[WSJ] With Stocks at Fresh Highs, Investors’ Portfolios Look Alike

[FT] Powell prepares to launch pivotal interest rate cut

[FT] Will the Fed go large with its interest rate cut?

[FT] ICBC becomes troubled Chinese bank’s top shareholder