Thursday, September 26, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Shares rise as trade optimism muffles impeachment noise

[CNBC] Oil prices head for big weekly loss as supply fears wane

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending slows in August; incomes rise

[AP] US durable goods orders edge up slight 0.2% in August

[Reuters] China's August industrial profits fall as headwinds hit firms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The ECB Is Moving Closer to All-Out War

[Reuters] Hong Kong braces for weekend protests ahead of major Chinese anniversary

[Reuters] Japan promotes China as bigger threat than nuclear-armed North Korea

[Bloomberg] U.S. Economy Cools as Consumer Spending Misses Forecasts

[Bloomberg] European Confidence Drops to Four-Year Low as Economy Stumbles

[Bloomberg] Deadly Virus Has Slashed China’s Pig Herd by Half, Rabobank Says

[NYT] Wall Street Skeptics Poke at Start-Up Bubble

[FT] Banks’ demand for short-term cash wanes in Fed’s latest repo operation

[FT] German scepticism of the ECB reveals a eurozone paradox

[FT] Repo turmoil is a symptom of a much bigger problem

[FT] Federal Reserve standing repo facility is coming into view

[FT] Thomas Cook’s collapse shows perils of debt derivatives

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street dips as whistleblower report adds to investor caution

[Reuters] China's top diplomat says Beijing willing to buy more U.S. products

[AP] Census: Inequality grew, including in heartland states

[Reuters] Mexico central bank cuts rate, more reductions on the horizon

[Bloomberg] Repo Meltdown Shows Budget Deficit Has Limits

[FT] The repo crisis is a warning signal in the financial system

[WSJ] IPO Market Takes a Punch as Peloton Slides, Endeavor Cuts Range