Sunday, October 13, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street lower as trade deal optimism fades

[Reuters] Turkish lira slips but traders doubt Trump's sanctions threat

[CNBC] China wants another round of talks before signing phase one of the trade deal, source says

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury Secretary Mnuchin sees tariffs being imposed Dec. 15 if no China trade deal

[CNBC] Hold the ‘champagne’: What Chinese state media are saying about the trade talks

[Reuters] China September exports, imports in deeper contraction as tariffs bite

[AP] China’s September imports from US fall 20% amid tariff war

[Reuters] China's nine-month exports to U.S. down 10.7% in dollar terms

[Reuters] Brexit hangs in the balance as EU doubts a deal this week

[Reuters] As options narrow on Syria, Trump prepares to drop sanctions hammer on Turkey

[Bloomberg] China Wants More Talks Before Signing Trade Deal With Trump

[Bloomberg] Korea’s Top Hedge Fund Freezes $710 Million As Investors Try to Withdraw

[Bloomberg] El-Erian: Is Fed’s Bill-Buying Spree QE? Does It Matter?

[NYT] Wall Street’s Sky-High Expectations Are About to Collide With Reality

[WSJ] Investors Pull Money Out of Stock Funds, Squeezing Money Managers

[WSJ] America Is Losing the Chinese Shopper

[WSJ] SoftBank Seeking to Take Control of WeWork Through Financing Package

[FT] US Congress examines private equity role in surging healthcare costs

[FT] Chinese censorship is spreading beyond its borders

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia shares cheered by Sino-.U.S. trade progress

[Reuters] Oil prices edge up, supported by Iran ship attack, U.S.-China trade detente

[Reuters] What to watch in third quarter earnings from U.S. companies

[Reuters] Morgan Stanley warns tariff escalation remains a ‘meaningful risk’ despite partial US-China deal

[Bloomberg] Trump’s China Handshake Fails to Lift Economic Gloom

[FT] Kurds strike deal with Russia and Syria to stem Turkish assault

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Countdown to divorce: Meetings that will decide Brexit

[Reuters] ECB's Holzmann calls current monetary policy 'wrong', hopes for new course under Lagarde

[Reuters] Russia looks at alternatives to dollar for energy transactions

[Reuters] China's Xi warns attempts to divide China will end in 'shuttered bones'

[Bloomberg] China Is Cool on Trump Trade ‘Deal’ Its Economy Still Needs

[Bloomberg] Trump’s China Deal Yields Plenty of Questions, and Critics

[NYT] For Both Trump and Xi, Trade Deal Comes Amid Growing Pressures at Home

[WSJ] China Emerges With Wins From U.S. Trade Truce

[WSJ] China, Facing Slowdown, Still Unlikely to Push for More Stimulus

[FT] Americans face huge generational divide on retirement wealth