Thursday, October 3, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street higher on modest job growth in September

[Reuters] Oil edges higher but on track for big weekly loss

[CNBC] US created 136,000 jobs in September, vs 145,000 expected

[CNBC] Trade gap widens more than expected to $54.9 billion

[Reuters] 'Sahm Rule' enters Fed lexicon as fast, real-time recession flag

[Reuters] UK PM Johnson will ask for Brexit extension if no deal by Oct. 19 - court documents

[AP] India’s central bank cuts interest rate, downgrades outlook

[AP] German machinery orders plummet, adding to recession fears

[Reuters] Hong Kong brings back colonial-era emergency powers to quell violence

[Bloomberg] U.S. Trade Gap With China Narrows as Exports Hit Five-Month High

[Bloomberg] Bond Markets’ Tea Leaves Send Sobering Signal: Trouble Is Ahead

[Bloomberg] Clarida Says Economy in Good Place, Fed to Talk Balance Sheet

[Bloomberg] Hawkish Former ECB Officials Lambast Draghi’s Monetary Policy

[Bloomberg] Shale Jobs Are Drying Up in the Permian Basin

[WSJ] Fed’s Richard Clarida Says Officials Will Do What It Takes to Sustain Growth

[FT] Former central bankers attack ECB’s monetary policy

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street gains as dour services data raises rate-cut expectations

[Reuters] Fed's Mester: Running a 'hot' economy risks faster automation

[Reuters] New York sues big U.S. student loan servicer for abusing borrowers

[Reuters] Death toll climbs, unrest spreads in Iraq in days of protests

[Bloomberg] Bets on Two More Fed Cuts in 2019 Return as Economic Woe Spreads