Sunday, October 6, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks tiptoe higher as U.S. jobs boost offsets weak European data, trade anxiety

[Reuters] Yen rises, offshore yuan dips on caution over Sino-U.S. trade talks

[Reuters] Oil prices up as U.S.-China trade talks loom, supply issues mount

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Gold-Buying Spree Tops 100 Tons During Trade War

[CNBC] GE to freeze pension plans for about 20,000 US employees in a bid to cut debt

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Won’t Stop Turkish Advance Into Syria in Major Policy Shift

[Reuters] German recession looms as industrial orders drop more than expected

[Reuters] Hong Kong faces more protests after night of violence

[Bloomberg] Fed’s George, Rosengren Don’t Think Rate Cut Is Justified Yet

[Bloomberg] Shadow Bank Crisis in India Makes It Hard to Cut Bond Losses

[Bloomberg] Turkish Assets Fall as Erdogan Readies Incursion Into Syria

[WSJ] Wild Swings in Repo Rates Raise Concerns About Bond Market’s Liquidity

[WSJ] Hedge-Fund Performance Goes From Bad to Less Bad

[FT] Fed official cites banks’ taste for reserves in repo glitch

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo] U.S. Futures Drop, Yuan Dips as Trade Talks Loom: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] China is reportedly reluctant to agree to a broad US trade deal with talks set to restart

[CNBC] UAW says GM labor talks ‘have taken a turn for the worse’

[Reuters] Low inflation? Nothing to worry about, Fed's George says

[Reuters] Chinese soldiers in Hong Kong warn protesters as emergency rules fail to quell unrest

[UK Guardian] Hong Kong emergency law 'marks start of authoritarian rule'

[Bloomberg] China Narrows Scope for Trade Deal With U.S. Ahead of Talks

[Bloomberg] Fed’s George Sees No Need to Ease Unless Slowdown Deepens

[WSJ] Fed Confronts Balance-Sheet Decisions to Curb Money-Market Volatility

[WSJ] China’s Riskiest Form of State Borrowing Enjoys a New Boom

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-Capital spending outlook another worry ahead of earnings

[Reuters] As Fed policymakers comb data, few decisive signals on outlook

[Reuters] UK could move on 'mechanism' of Northern Ireland consent

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World's Best-Run Pension Funds Say It's Time to Start Worrying

[Reuters] Petrol bombs and tear gas rock Hong Kong, scores arrested for defying mask ban

[WSJ] Fear Overtakes Greed in IPO Market After WeWork Debacle

[WSJ] Steve Cohen’s Hedge Fund, Point72, Tiger Global Hit in September

[FT] Can Donald Trump force the Federal Reserve to cut rates?