Monday, August 5, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks rebound after Wall Street's worst day of 2019

[Reuters] Rout eases as China keeps yuan on a leash

[AP] Global stocks rebound as China eases up on currency

[Reuters] China's yuan steadies, but stocks slump as trade war engulfs currency

[Reuters] China says U.S. currency manipulator labeling could cause chaos in financial markets

[Reuters] U.S. 'destroying international order', China media says, after currency-manipulator branding

[Reuters] With China a 'manipulator,' heightened pressure on Fed to ease

[Reuters] Goldman Sachs sees no trade deal before 2020 U.S. election, now expects three rate cuts

[Reuters] No turning point for German industry after strong June orders - ministry

[Reuters] 'We will make them pay': North Korea launches missiles, condemns U.S.-South Korea drills

[Reuters] China warns Hong Kong protesters not to 'play with fire'

[Reuters] China warns of countermeasures if U.S. puts missiles on its 'doorstep'

[Reuters] Trump freezes all Venezuelan government assets in bid to pressure Maduro

[Reuters] Bolton warns China, Russia not to double down on support of Maduro

[Bloomberg] U.S., China Slide Into Policy Vortex With No Easy Escape

[Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Tells Foreign Firms Yuan Won’t Keep Falling

[Bloomberg] China Acts to Limit Yuan Plunge After Being Labeled Manipulator

[Bloomberg] Former Fed Chiefs Unite in Call on Trump to End Powell Threats

[Bloomberg] Negative-Yielding Debt Hits Record $15 Trillion on Trade Woes

[Bloomberg] China’s Treasuries Hoard Seen as Next Line in the Sand After Yuan’s Drop

[WSJ] China Braces for Protracted Trade Dispute With the U.S.

[WSJ] China Deals ‘Body Blow’ to Struggling U.S. Farm Belt

[WSJ] America Needs an Independent Fed

[WSJ] America’s Pension Funds Fell Short in 2019

[FT] The threat of a US-China currency war'

[FT] Junk bond spreads widen by most in three years

[FT] Why Beijing’s ‘managed float’ of renminbi has drawn US ire

[FT] Relying on liquidity risks leaving investors in hot water

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. sinks as yuan slide inflames U.S.-China trade dispute

[Reuters] Gold soars 2% as trade worries trigger flight to safety

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields fall more as stock losses grow

[Reuters] Oil falls 2% as trade war concerns hit demand outlook

[CNBC] US declares China a currency manipulator, says it’s using yuan to gain ‘unfair advantage’ in trade

[CNBC] Rating China’s retaliation in the trade war: ‘On a scale of 1-10, it’s an 11’

[CNBC] China’s central bank denies it’s devaluing country’s currency to counter tariffs

[Reuters] China stops buying U.S. farm products - commerce ministry

[Reuters] U.S. Fed's Brainard, George monitoring stock market rout

[Reuters] Emerging debt, stocks suffer biggest daily outflows of 2019 on Friday: IIF

[Reuters] Banks tighten standards on commercial real estate, credit card loans

[AP] Trump accuses China of manipulating currency as yuan weakens

[Bloomberg] Fears of China Capital Flight Hang Over a Newly Sliding Yuan

[Bloomberg] A U.S.-China Currency War Would Do Some Serious Damage

[FT] China tells companies to stop buying US agricultural goods