Wednesday, July 31, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. bounces back on tech strength, focus shifts to earnings

[Reuters] Mind your backs, dollar coming through!

[CNBC] Chinese shares decline as data shows July manufacturing activity contracted

[Reuters] Oil drops on Fed outlook, ample supply

[CNBC] ISM manufacturing index hits 51.2 in July; construction spending down 1.3%

[Reuters] U.S., China to keep talking on trade after little progress in Shanghai

[CNBC] Economists who predicted the rate cut are now utterly confused about what the Fed does next

[CNBC] Goldman Sachs: One more rate cut and then the Fed is done

[Reuters] Gold demand leaps to 3-year high as prices surge - WGC

[Reuters] South Korea says remains wide apart over trade dispute with Japan: News1

[Reuters] Factory pain spreads through Asia, Europe; stimulus expected

[Reuters] BOJ's deputy governor signals central bank may allow yields to fall more

[CNBC] Young people are putting off buying homes because of student loans

[Reuters] Pompeo reverts to China criticism after meeting top diplomat

[Reuters] China's army garrison in Hong Kong releases video with 'anti-riot' scenes

[Bloomberg] Negative-Yielding Debt Hits Record $14 Trillion as Fed Cuts

[Bloomberg] Powell Suggests Fed Embarking on 1990s-Style Mini Easing Cycle

[Bloomberg] The ‘Collateral Damage’ of ECB’s QE Worries Top German Judges

[Bloomberg] China Bans Non-Patriotic TV Shows Ahead of 70th Anniversary

[WSJ] Fed’s Conundrum: Can Lower Rates Combat Investment Chill

[WSJ] U.S.-China Investments Continue to Decline

[WSJ] Tapping Homes for Cash to Get Tougher Under New FHA Limits

[FT] Jay Powell’s press conference swerves muddy outlook on US rates

[FT] Central banks make record $15.7bn gold purchases

[FT] Jay Powell fails to bend yield curve to his will

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 posts biggest drop since May after Fed cut, Powell comments

[CNBC] Fed Chief Powell says rate move was a ‘midcycle adjustment,’ hinting more cuts not a guarantee

[Reuters] Fed cuts interest rates, signals it may not need to do more

[CNBC] The two words from Jerome Powell that rocked the financial markets

[CNBC] Trump says Fed Chief Powell ‘let us down’ by not clearly signaling more rate cuts

[AP] Fed cuts key rate in its first reduction in more than decade

[Reuters] Brazil central bank cuts rate sharply to record low 6.00%

[Reuters] A look back at the Fed's past rate-cutting cycles

[NYT] Fed Cuts Interest Rates for First Time Since 2008 Crisis

[WSJ] Fed Cuts Rates by a Quarter Point in Precautionary Move

[FT] Fed cuts rates for first time since financial crisis