Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street slumps as visa restrictions stoke U.S.-China worries

[Reuters] Oil eases on concerns over U.S.-China talks, weak demand signals

[CNBC] ‘Full halt’: White House says it will not cooperate with Trump impeachment inquiry

[AP] Constitutional collision: WH vows no cooperation in probe

[Reuters] U.S. imposes visa restrictions on Chinese officials over Muslim treatment

[Reuters] Fed's Powell: Outlook 'favorable', steps to address money market volatility coming 'soon'

[CNBC] Powell says the Fed will start expanding its balance sheet ‘soon’ in response to funding issues

[CNBC] China ‘strongly urges’ US to remove sanctions and stop accusing it of human rights violations

[Reuters] Rising U.S.-China tensions dim hopes for end to trade war

[Reuters] New IMF chief Georgieva warns of 'synchronized slowdown' in global growth

[CNBC] Bidding wars are taking a strange turn in the fall housing market

[Reuters] The end of Libor: the biggest banking challenge you've never heard of

[NYT] Silicon Valley’s Mantra of Spend Big, Grow Fast? It’s Changing

[NYT] China Is a Minefield, and Foreign Firms Keep Hitting New Tripwires

[WSJ] Expanded U.S. Trade Blacklist Hits Beijing’s Artificial-Intelligence Ambitions

[WSJ] Natural-Gas Producers Hard Hit by Tanking Prices

[FT] From Ataturk to Trump: the Kurdish fight for land and identity

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks fall on trade angst; Brexit battle tackles pound

[Reuters] European stocks tumble further as Brexit, trade worries deepen

[CNBC] US producer prices post the biggest decline in eight months in September

[Reuters] White House eyes ways to limit capital flows to China: Bloomberg

[The Hill] Federal deficit estimated at $984B, highest in seven years

[Reuters] China services sector growth falls to seven-month low: Caixin PMI'

[Reuters] China Vice Premier Liu will travel to U.S. for trade talks on Oct.10-11

[AP] US seeks to blacklist Chinese artificial intelligence firms

[Reuters] China's Hikvision resolutely opposes U.S. blacklisting: state media

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Johnson Tells Merkel Deal ‘Essentially Impossible’: Brexit Update

[AP] Fed’s odd dilemma: Low unemployment but pressure to do more

[Reuters] A Repeat of 2018’s Rout Is Likely Coming, Veteran Investor Says

[Reuters] EU tells British PM Johnson to stop playing 'stupid' Brexit blame game

[Reuters] Index funds invest trillions but rarely challenge management

[Bloomberg] White House Zeroes In on Limit to Chinese Stocks in Pension Fund

[Bloomberg] U.S. Small-Business Optimism Drops to Near Lowest of Trump Era

[Bloomberg] U.S. Blacklists Eight Chinese Tech Companies on Rights Violations

[Bloomberg] China Signals It Will Hit Back Over U.S. Tech Blacklist

[Yahoo/FT] Investors are addicted to the QE placebo

[Bloomberg] China’s Diplomatic Squeeze on Taiwan Risks Backfiring on Xi

[FT] Weak auction shakes Japan’s bond market from its slumber