Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. rallies on stimulus cheer, trade optimism

[Reuters] Senior White House officials eye tax cut to avert slowdown: Washington Post

[Reuters] Trump says Fed should cut interest rates by one percentage point

[Reuters] Fed's Rosengren says cutting rates could worsen next downturn: Bloomberg

[AP] China lashes out at Taiwan over Hong Kong asylum offer

[AP] Wide implications as Germany teeters toward recession

[Bloomberg] Argentina Bonds Eyeing Lows on Flurry of Negative Headlines

[Bloomberg] Apartments in Manhattan’s Financial District Are Languishing

[Bloomberg] Stock Whiplash Spurs Worst Run of ETF Withdrawals in Six Months

[WSJ] Trump Calls for a Big Fed Rate Cut, Again Criticizes Central Bank Chairman

[WSJ] States to Move Forward With Antitrust Probe of Big Tech Firms

[WSJ] ‘We Can’t Waste a Drop.’ India Is Running Out of Water.

[FT] Big global bond rally puts Bank of Japan in a bind

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stimulus optimism boosts stocks, eases pressure on bonds

[Reuters] Argentine CDS jump 300 bps after opposition leader says to re-negotiate IMF loan terms

[Reuters] Oil up after drone attack on Saudi field, but OPEC report caps gains

[Reuters] U.S. grants Huawei another 90 days to buy from American suppliers: Ross

[Reuters] U.S. President Trump does not want to do business with China's Huawei

[Reuters] China's central says new loan benchmark to be based off medium-term liquidity

[Reuters] Explainer: How China's new interest rate reforms will work

[Reuters] Japan's exports slip for eighth month, sales to China drop as recession fears grow

[Reuters] German economy could continue to shrink: Bundesbank

[Reuters] Iran tanker heads to Greece after release, Iran warns U.S against seizure attempt

[Reuters] Hong Kong readies for more mass protests after huge, peaceful rally

[Bloomberg] These Nations Faced Bankruptcy. Now Their Bonds Yield Nothing

[Bloomberg] Operation Twist Is Making Comeback as Option for ECB Stimulus

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Immigration to Taiwan Surges as Protests Grind On

[Bloomberg] China Missiles Could Overwhelm U.S. Military in Asia in ‘Hours’, Says Think Tank

[WSJ] Fed Chief Wedged Between a Slowing Economy and an Angry President

[WSJ] Business Roundtable’s New Philosophy: It’s Not All About Shareholders

[WSJ] Market Tumult Stings the New Bond King

[FT] Surge in forex volatility rouses traders from slumber