Thursday, August 8, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks slip after Wall Street's best day in two months

[Reuters] Europe rattled by Italy stress, safe havens keep gaining

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields turn lower after U.S. July PPI data

[Reuters] Yen gains on trade jitters; euro unfazed by Italy's political row

[Reuters] Italy's bond yields rise after Salvini calls time on government

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices rise; underlying inflation muted

[Reuters] China lowers yuan mid-point to fresh 11-year low, but higher than forecasts

[CNBC] China’s food prices jump 9.1% in July as the country battles African swine fever

[Reuters] China's producer prices fall for first time in three years, add to deflation worries

[AP] US-China trade war weakening demand for oil

[Reuters] Italy's League seeks to trigger elections, files censure motion

[AP] UK economy shrinks for first time since 2012 as Brexit bites

[Reuters] Huawei unveils Harmony operating system, but won't ditch Android for smartphones

[AP] Trump calls on Fed to make ‘substantial’ rate cuts

[Reuters] U.S. Midwest farm economy hit hard by record floods: Fed banks

[Reuters] Economic downturn to hit Hong Kong like a 'tsunami', city's leader warns

[Bloomberg] U.S. Calls China a ‘Thuggish Regime’ as Hong Kong Feud Escalates

[FT] Chinese sovereign fund plans to take stake in troubled bank

[FT] Turkey sidelines at least nine senior central bank officials

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 posts biggest daily gain in two months as rebound continues

[BNN/Bloomberg] U.S. holds off on Huawei licences as China halts crop-buying

[Reuters] U.S.-based high-yield junk bond funds post largest weekly outflow since October

[Reuters] UK must leave EU on Oct. 31, PM Johnson says when asked about prospect of resigning

[Reuters] Italy's Salvini says government is finished, wants elections

[Reuters] Pakistan halts train service to India, bans films over Kashmir change

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Fall as Trade Frictions Return: Markets Wrap