Thursday, September 5, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks gain after weaker-than-expected jobs report

[Reuters] Job growth sees another weak month in August as payrolls rise just 130,000

[Reuters] China cuts banks' reserve ratios, frees up $126 billion for loans as economy slows

[Reuters] No place like home: Chinese firms stung by trade war build up domestic brands

[Reuters] Farm loan delinquencies surge in U.S. election battleground Wisconsin

[Reuters] Fitch downgrades Hong Kong as city braces for more protests

[AP] China criticizes US opposition to Chinese 5G telecom tech

[CNBC] Growing backlash in China against A.I. and facial recognition

[Reuters] Taiwan warns Solomon Islands of China 'debt trap' in diplomatic switch

[NYT] Markets Soar on News of China Talks, but Hopes for Progress Are Low

[Bloomberg] China Ratchets Up Stimulus, Cutting Reserve Ratio to Lowest Level Since 2007

[Bloomberg] A $150 Billion Global Corporate Bond Binge Is Smashing Records

[Bloomberg] How U.S.-China Trade Progress Is a Mirage Soothing Markets

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Trade War Threatens to Drag in IMF Over China’s Yuan

[WSJ] Trump Administration Aims to Privatize Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac

[WSJ] Precious Metals Enjoy Resurgence in Negative-Yield World

[FT] Fed presidents disagree on key bond market signal

[FT] A recession is already here in US corporate profits

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Stocks rally, Treasury yields rise on easing trade fears

[ForexTV] Treasuries Move Sharply Lower On Trade Talks News, Upbeat Data

[Reuters] Explainer: U.S., China more divided than ever as new trade talks loom

[Reuters] Trade uncertainty to trim $850 billion global output: Fed paper

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury calls for recapitalizing Fannie, Freddie in long-awaited overhaul plan

[Bloomberg] High-Quality Companies Are Selling Bonds at Fastest Pace Ever

[Bloomberg] Biggest Bond Rout in Years Whiplashes Bulls Who Had Been Right

[Bloomberg] Permian Bankruptcies Rise as Wall Street’s Oil Turnaround Plans Fail

[Bloomberg] Asia's Beaches Go Quiet as Chinese Tourists Stay Home

[WSJ] Hedge Fund Loses $1 Billion in One Month on Argentina Bet