Thursday, September 19, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street opens slightly stronger amid stimulus hopes, easing trade tensions

[Reuters] Oil heading for 7% weekly gain after Saudi attacks

[Reuters] Gold edges higher on soft dollar, heads for first weekly gain in four

[Reuters] U.S. repo rate rises ahead of Fed repo operation

[Reuters] China cuts new loan rate for second month but struggling economy likely needs more

[Reuters] China's new one-year lending benchmark rate cut marginally

[AP] Fed rushes to plug cash shortage in short-term loan market

[CNBC] ‘The era of economic surrender is over,’ says Mike Pence on trade with China

[Bloomberg] Fed Injects Cash for Fourth Day as Funding Markets Stabilize

[Bloomberg] Repo Squeeze Has Upset Funding Markets. It’s About to Get Worse

[Bloomberg] China’s Plan for the Yuan Could Backfire in Any Crisis, Strategist Says

[Bloomberg] Oil's Rising Again as Iran's Warning of War Ratchets Up Tensions

[Bloomberg] Japan Inflation Hits 2-Year Low as BOJ Calls for Price Review

[Bloomberg] One of the World’s Top Investors Just Rang the Alarm, Again

[Bloomberg] BOJ Makes Sweeping Cuts to Bond Purchases to Steepen Curve

[Bloomberg] Free Money for Everyone Won’t Solve Our Problems

[WSJ] Fed Will Weigh Resuming Balance Sheet Growth at October Meeting

[FT] Quant funds lick wounds after rout in bonds and hot stocks

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Shares edge up after Fed rate cut, oil prices gain

[Reuters] U.S., Chinese trade deputies face off in Washington amid deep differences

[Reuters] U.S. building coalition after Saudi oil attack, Iran warns against war

[Bloomberg] The Repo Market’s a Mess. (What’s the Repo Market?)

[Bloomberg] The Fed Is Trapped in the Twilight Zone

[Bloomberg] Fed to Inject Cash for Fourth Day to Quell Funding Market Stress

[Bloomberg] Poor T-Bill Auctions Point to Investor Skepticism on Repo Market Calm

[FT] The story of China’s great corporate sell-off

[FT] Federal Reserve intervenes for third day to ease market strains