Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. higher on Apple bounce; Fed decision awaited

[Reuters] Oil rises as market awaits U.S. Fed rate cut

[Reuters] Trade tensions drag on stocks as markets await Fed verdict

[Reuters] Oil gains a fifth day after U.S. stockpile drop amid rate optimism

[Reuters] With Fed sure to cut rates, Powell on hook to flag next steps

[Reuters] U.S., China meet for trade talks as Trump talks tough

[Reuters] Is Trump the reason the Fed is about to cut rates?

[TheStreet.com] U.S. Private Employers Added 156,000 Jobs in July, More Than Expected, ADP Says

[Reuters] U.S. second-quarter labor costs gain smallest in 1-1/2 years

[CNBC] Mortgage applications fall for third straight week, despite lower interest rates

[AP] China factory activity falls in July for 3rd straight month

[Reuters] Trade war keeps China's factories in reverse gear for third month

[Reuters] China's service sector activity grows at slower pace in July: official PMI

[CNBC] ‘Hidden’ debtors may be signaling trouble in the global economy

[Reuters] China probes small bank shareholdings as risk worries persist

[Reuters] North Korea fires short-range ballistic missiles: South Korean military

[Reuters] China warns outsiders not to 'sow distrust' in South China Sea

[Reuters] New protest erupts as Hong Kong charges 44 activists with rioting

[Reuters] China to halt individual tourism permits for Taiwan amid rising tension

[Bloomberg] UBS Analyst Who Predicted China Bank Woes Sees $349 Billion Hole

[Bloomberg] Fed Day Has Bond Traders Feeling Giddy

[Bloomberg] White House Eyeing Chinese Forces Gathered on Hong Kong Border

[WSJ] Fed Readies First Interest-Rate Cut Since 2008

[WSJ] Slow Progress in Trade Talks Is Partly a Result of China’s New Tactic to Wait

[FT] Beijing hits back at Trump after brief round of trade talks

[FT] China accounting scandal threatens corporate fundraising

[FT] A squeezed Bank of Japan is delivering diminishing returns

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Tech pulls Wall Street lower on Trump trade warning

[Reuters] Oil rises on expectations of Fed rate cut, another U.S crude drawdown

[Reuters] Pence says clock ticking on USMCA, but Democrats won't be rushed

[CNBC] Seven cities see home prices heating up again, but Seattle sinks, according to S&P Case-Shiller

[CNBC] Gold is set to surge no matter what the Fed does, traders say

[Reuters] U.S. money market strains will remain even with Fed rate cut -DoubleLine's Campbell

[NYT] Where Floods of ‘Biblical Proportion’ Drowned Towns and Farms

[Bloomberg] Trump Lashes Out at China ‘Rip Off’ Just as Trade Talks Resume

[Bloomberg] China's Profit Warnings Signal More Gloom for the Economy

[WSJ] U.S.-China Trade Talks Resume With No Breakthroughs in Sight

[FT] US-China trade talks resume amid barrage of mutual criticism

[FT] Trump unsettles markets by taking aim at Fed and China