Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Tech leads Wall Street higher as tariff delay sparks rally

[Reuters] Peso and bonds down again on fears of Argentina return to populism

[Reuters] Oil soars near 5% as U.S. delays tariffs on some Chinese goods

[Reuters] Going negative? As trade war rages, central banks ponder radical steps

[Reuters] U.S. inflation picking up; Fed rate cut still expected

[Reuters] Past-due student loans, credit card debt could weigh on U.S. growth

[Reuters] Clashes at Hong Kong airport; U.N. urges restraint over protests

[Bloomberg] U.S. Treasuries Shatter Historical Norms With 1% Yield in Reach

[Bloomberg] Liquidity Is Bad Even by August Standards, JPMorgan Shows

[Bloomberg] Carry Bets May Go Awry as Rupee Becomes Asia’s Worst Performer

[WSJ] U.S. Retreats on Chinese Tariff Threats, Stocks Soar

[WSJ] U.S. Mortgage Debt Hits Record, Eclipsing 2008 Peak

[WSJ] U.S. Inflation Picks Up in July as Core Prices Strengthen

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