Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks grind higher as investors cling to trade truce hopes

[Reuters] Oil rises on signs of easing U.S.-China tensions

[CNBC] China ready to discuss a partial trade deal and will increase US agricultural purchases, reports say

[Reuters] China plans to restrict visas for U.S. visitors with 'anti-China' links

[AP] China demands US lift tech curbs, will ‘safeguard’ interests

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage refinances jump 10% as rates drop to the lowest level since August

[Reuters] Chinese state media slam U.S. basketball's NBA in free speech row

[CNBC] China’s heavy-handed reaction to the NBA is just the wake-up call the world needed

[Reuters] Venture capital investments in U.S. set for another bonanza year

[Yahoo/FT] Why central banks are edging away from the dollar

[Reuters] Turkish and Syrian rebel forces to start Syria offensive 'shortly': Erdogan's aide

[Bloomberg] China Open to Partial Trade Deal If Trump Removes Tariff Threats

[Bloomberg] Trouble Is Brewing in the Darkest Corner of China’s Shadow Banking

[Bloomberg] Former Draghi Lieutenant Appeals for Calm in ECB Stimulus Row

[Bloomberg] The Repo Market Is More Than Mere Plumbing

[Bloomberg] GE’s Gaping Pension Deficit Is Just a Tiny Part of Companies’ $269 Billion Gap

[NYT] Fed Chair Powell Signals Balance Sheet Will Grow Soon After Recent Market Turmoil

[WSJ] Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Internal Debate Over Rates

[WSJ] Fed to Increase Supply of Bank Reserves

[FT] Fed restarts debt purchases — just don’t call it QE

[FT] Central bank easing soars to a decade high

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