Wednesday, September 4, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street rises on strong Chinese data, Hong Kong and Brexit news

[Reuters] Oil prices rise over 4% on positive economic data from China

[Reuters] UK lawmakers approve Brexit delay law, defeating PM Johnson

[Reuters] British lawmakers back bid to block no-deal Brexit amid election haggling

[Reuters] In subtle differences, hints of robust Fed rate-cut debate

[Reuters] U.S. money fund assets hit highest since Oct 2009 -iMoneyNet

[Reuters] Explainer: How important is Hong Kong to the rest of China?

[Reuters] Rouhani says Iran to develop nuclear centrifuges

[Reuters] Erdogan says it's unacceptable that Turkey can't have nuclear weapons

[Bloomberg] Fed Says Most Businesses Are Optimistic, Consumer Spending ‘Mixed’

[Bloomberg] The Big Short’s Michael Burry Explains Why Index Funds Are Like Subprime CDOs

[Bloomberg] Fed Officials Warn Consumer Is Alone in Carrying U.S. Economy

[WSJ] Apple Leads Corporate Bond Bonanza

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks higher as robust Chinese data eases growth worries

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit narrows slightly as exports rise

[Reuters] Weekly mortgage refinances fall further, despite lower interest rates

[Reuters] China service sector activity rises to three-month high-Caixin PMI

[Reuters] British PM Johnson demands October 15 election after defeat over Brexit

[Reuters] China will cut bank reserve requirement in 'timely manner': state media

[Reuters] Australia's economy slows to decade low, government spurns stimulus

[Reuters] To cut or not? Dueling Fed views boost pressure on Powell

[Reuters] Fed's balance sheet could end up higher than $4 trillion: projections

[Reuters] Hong Kong leader withdraws extradition bill, but some say too little too late

[Bloomberg] China Cabinet Calls for ‘Timely’ Moves to Support Economy

[Bloomberg] Hungry Leveraged Loan Buyers Pin Hopes on Busy M&A Pipeline

[Bloomberg] El-Erian: Fed and ECB Bend to Markets Ahead of Economy

[Bloomberg] HNA Cash Drops 20 Times Faster Than Debt as Asset Sales Drag On

[FT] Lagarde calls on European governments to launch fiscal stimulus

[WSJ] How U.S. Banks Took Over the World

[WSJ] China Finds It Can Live Without the U.S.

[FT] Argentina’s political uncertainty is stoking financial fears