Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[AP] Stocks mixed ahead of Fed, oil dips on Saudi output recovery

[Reuters] Oil steps back on Saudi supply reassurance, focus shifts to Fed

[Reuters] From oil shocks to funding strains, Fed confronts new complexities

[Reuters] Explainer: The Fed has a repo problem. What's that?

[Reuters] U.S. Fed dusts off old play to soothe money markets

[Reuters] Saudi Arabia promises concrete proof Iran behind oil strikes

[Reuters] Costly Saudi defenses prove no match for drones, cruise missiles

[CNBC] US housing starts race to 12-year high in August

[CNBC] Mortgage demand from buyers jumps, just as interest rates spike

[AP] South Korea downgrades Japan trade status as dispute deepens

[MarketWatch] EU car sales drop in August

[Reuters] Exclusive: Pence rebuffs Solomon Islands PM after nation cuts ties with Taiwan

[Reuters] Streaming War Spurs Classic-TV Arms Race

[Bloomberg] A Divided Fed May Be Reluctant to Forecast More Cuts

[Bloomberg] Fed Injects More Liquidity Into Repo Market Amid Signs of Calm

[Bloomberg] With Repo Market Still on Edge, Fed Preps Second Blast of Cash

[Bloomberg] ‘This Is Crazy!’: Wall Street Scurries to Protect Itself in Repo Surge

[Bloomberg] Here’s One More Theory on What’s Causing the Repo Squeeze

[NYT] The Fed Is Poised to Cut Rates Again. Here’s What to Watch.

[WSJ] Fed Prepares Second Rate Cut to Cushion Against Global Risks

[WSJ] Fed Intervenes to Curb Soaring Short-Term Borrowing Costs

[WSJ] Index Funds Are the New Kings of Wall Street

[FT] US Federal Reserve rate decision: five things to watch

[FT] European banks fear no escape from negative rates

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street rises as oil fears recede, market awaits Fed

[Reuters] Oil falls as supply worries fade; stocks edge higher

[Reuters] Saudi oil attacks came from southwest Iran, U.S. official says, raising tensions

[Yahoo Finance] Fed hits technical difficulty as it tries to regain control of rates

[Reuters] Divided Fed set to cut interest rates this week, but then what?

[Reuters] Battered Saudi oil output to recover in two or three weeks: sources

[Reuters] Trump says China trade deal could come before U.S. election, or not

[Reuters] U.S. manufacturing production rebounds; trend still weak

[Reuters] Germany's Scholz: We cannot accept parallel currencies such as Facebook's Libra

[Reuters] WeWork delays IPO after frosty investor response

[Bloomberg] Fed’s First-in-a-Decade Intervention Will Be Repeated Wednesday

[Bloomberg] Unhinged Money Markets Trigger Fed Action to Alleviate Stress

[Bloomberg] A Crazy Day for Oil Leaves Traders Dazed From Tokyo to Houston

[Bloomberg] Gundlach Says Fed May Expand Balance Sheet After Repo Squeeze

[NYT] Fed Jumps Into Market to Push Down Rates, a First Since the Financial Crisis

[WSJ] Fed’s Repo Rescue Leaves Many Searching for Answers

[WSJ] The Repo Market: What It Is, and Why Everyone Is Talking About It Again

[FT] Fed plans second intervention to ease funding squeeze

[FT] Federal Reserve injects billions of dollars into financial system

[FT] Why is the Federal Reserve pouring money into the financial system?