Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Thursday's News LInks

[Reuters] S&P, Dow rise as U.S. retail sales data counters recession fears

[Reuters] Global stocks hurt by China's trade threats, falling bond yields

[Reuters] Oil prices fall on concerns over recession, inventories

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales surge in July in boost to economy

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending strong; manufacturing struggling

[MarketWatch] U.S. productivity increases 2.3% in second quarter

[Reuters] China says it must take counter-measures to latest U.S. tariffs

[Reuters] Fed's Bullard says only 'sustained' bond inversion would be bearish signal

[Reuters] China's new home prices firm but momentum slows in some parts

[SCMP] 'Trade War Could Last a Decade': Why Chinese Firms are Preparing for Long Haul

[Reuters] As Hong Kong braces for protests, Chinese paramilitary holds drills across border

[Reuters] Taiwan sharply boosts defense budget amid China tension

[Bloomberg] China Home Price Growth Slowest in Five Months as Curbs Bite

[Bloomberg] Negative-Yielding Debt Hits Record $16 Trillion on Curve Fright

[Bloomberg] Europe’s Sinking Bond Yields Pass Ominous Milestone for Traders

[Bloomberg] China Says ‘Foreign Forces’ Must Stop Interfering in Hong Kong

[WSJ] Earnings Outlook for S&P 500 Companies Looks Bleak

[WSJ] Warning Signs Point to a Global Slowdown

[WSJ] Trump Ties Trade Deal to China Action in Hong Kong, Suggests Meeting With Xi

[FT] Hong Kong regulator probes Chinese corporate borrowing

Wednesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow plunges 700 points after bond market flashes a recession warning, Citigroup tanks 5%

[Reuters] Gold rises as global recession fears lift safe-haven appeal

[Reuters] Oil tumbles 5% on weak global economic data, U.S. crude build

[Reuters] Argentina announces economic relief plan but peso still flailing

[Reuters] Trump sees Fed rather than trade war as source of market turmoil

[Reuters] No concessions from China as Trump postpones some tariffs: U.S. officials

[Reuters] U.S. yield curve inverts for first time in 12 years, flags recession

[Politico] Wilbur Ross: No date for next round of U.S.-China talks

[Reuters] Exclusive: China curbs gold imports as trade war heats up

[Asia Times] Auerback: It was more like a couple of Asian decades

[Reuters] With 78 days to Brexit, British parliament ready to take on PM

[Reuters] Trump says any Fed action is 'very, very late'

[WSJ] China’s Economy Weakens on Several Fronts as Trade War Rages

[WSJ] Italy’s Rival Parties Look to Block Salvini’s Bid for Power

[FT] Italian government on the brink — what happens next?