Monday, August 12, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[CNBC] Dow jumps 500 points led by Apple as US delays China tariffs on cellphones, clothing

[Reuters] Argentine peso opens 4.36% weaker at 55.94 per U.S. dollar

[CNBC] China fixes its yuan midpoint at 7.0326 per dollar

[Reuters] Gold hits over 6-year peak on risk-off sentiment

[Reuters] Fresh rise in Argentina CDS prices probability of default at over 72%

[Reuters] Yen near seven-month high versus dollar; Hong Kong, Argentina woes fuel risk aversion

[Reuters] Oil drops on demand concerns, rising U.S. shale output

[CNBC] US delaying China tariffs for some items including cellphones, removing other products from list

[Reuters] U.S. consumer prices increase broadly in July

[AP] China’s Xi gets tougher on Trump after new tariff threat

[CNBC] China media says Hong Kong protesters are ‘asking for self-destruction’ as military assembles nearby

[Reuters] Hong Kong airport suspends check-in as leader bemoans 'panic and chaos'

[NYPost] Bankruptcy filings rising across the country and it could get worse

[Bloomberg] Xi’s Dilemma: Send Forces Into Hong Kong, or Wait Out Protesters

[Bloomberg] China 10-Year Sovereign Yield Falls to 3% First Time Since 2016

[Bloomberg] Authers: Bonds Meet the Four Criteria for Defining a Bubble

[FT] Germany grapples with growing risk of economic slowdown

[FT] US yield curve at flattest level since 2007 as sovereign bonds rally

[FT] Sub zero: grappling with the topsy turvy world of negative yields

[FT] Indian car sales fall 31% as sector faces prolonged decline

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St sells off amid geopolitical worries

[Reuters] Argentine peso collapses as Macri's re-election chances drop

[Reuters] Yen, gold gain on trade war angst; Argentine peso sinks

[Reuters] U.S. yields tumble on trade worries, political tension

[Reuters] Hong Kong airport grinds to halt; China likens protests to terrorism

[Reuters] U.S. budget deficit widens; spending up on health, military

[CNBC] Wall Street sees even more Fed rate cuts ahead with Morgan Stanley predicting a return to zero

[AP] South Korea to remove Japan from preferred trade list

[Bloomberg] Argentina's 48% Stock Rout Second-Biggest in Past 70 Years

[Bloomberg] U.S. Long-Bond Yield Nears All-Time Low as Global Alarm Grows

[Bloomberg] Markets Signal Argentina May Be Headed to Another Debt Crisis

[Bloomberg] Argentina Default Risk Jumps After Macri's Landslide Loss: Chart

[Bloomberg] U.S. Budget Deficit Already Exceeds Last Year’s Total Figure

[WSJ] 10% Tariffs Were Manageable. At 25%, Businesses Are Squirming.