Tuesday, September 10, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[AP] Global stocks rise on signs of easing trade tensions

[Reuters] Investors unwind bearish bets as optimism grows on trade and stimulus

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields rise after producer prices data

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices unexpectedly rise in August

[CNBC] Trump says Fed ‘boneheads’ should cut interest rates to zero ‘or less,’ US should refinance debt

[Reuters] Trump urges zero or negative interest rates to tackle U.S. debt

[Reuters] White House adviser plays down expectations for U.S.-China talks

[Reuters] China bank loans up in August, more stimulus expected

[Reuters] Brexit in chaos after court rules PM's suspension of parliament was unlawful

[AP] ECB faces key stimulus decision as Draghi era nears end

[Reuters] U.S. corporate bond, IPO markets heat up as recession fears persist

[Reuters] In a fracturing world, central banks still stuck together

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications rise as buyer’s market takes hold

[Reuters] Canada again sails warship through sensitive Taiwan Strait

[Bloomberg] Morgan Stanley’s Gorman Warns Against Cutting Rates ‘Too Easily’

[Bloomberg] The ECB Is Preparing to Inflict More Pain on Banks

[Bloomberg] India’s Auto Boom Goes Bust

[NYT] China’s Pork Prices Soar, Adding to Beijing’s Troubles

[WSJ] Trump Says Fed Should Reduce Rates to ‘Zero, or Less’

[WSJ] Global Drop in Currencies Bruises Investors

[WSJ] Hong Kong Is the Lung Through Which Chinese Banks Breathe

[WSJ] Median U.S. Household Income Showed No Growth in 2018

[WSJ] American Businesses Say China’s Slowdown Is a Greater Threat Than the Trade War

[FT] Negative yields leave EM investors with nowhere to hide

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Jump Late to Close Positive; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street ends flat as energy jumps, tech slips

[Reuters] More Americans went without health insurance in 2018; income growth stalled

[Reuters] Overhaul Fannie and Freddie or we will act, Trump administration tells Congress

[Reuters] Germany sticking to balanced budget goal, Merkel says

[Bloomberg] Tumbling Treasuries Drive Yields to Highest Levels in a Month

[Bloomberg] Everything That Worked in Global Markets in 2019 Suddenly Doesn't

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Left Dizzy by Mnuchin’s Fannie-Freddie Musings

[WSJ] A Giant Bet Against Natural Gas Is Blowing Up

[FT] Trump officials defend Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac reform plans