Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street cheers Brexit deal; Netflix, Morgan Stanley results set positive mood

[Reuters] European markets roar approval at new Brexit deal

[Reuters]  Britain clinches Brexit deal, Johnson now faces parliament hurdle

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts fall from 12-year high

[CNBC] ‘Addiction’ to cheap money will do ‘tremendous damage’ to the global economy

[Reuters] U.S. diplomats, Congress take aim at China; Trump expects trade deal signing

[Reuters] Catalan regional chief calls for independence vote after night of violence

[Bloomberg] What’s in the Brexit Deal? Here’s Some of the High Points

[Bloomberg] U.S. Senators Defy China Threat, Press Ahead With Hong Kong Bill

[Bloomberg] Giugliano: How the U.S.-China Trade War Could Wallop the Financial System

[Bloomberg] China Office Vacancies Reach Decade High on Slowing Economy

[Bloomberg] $1 Billion Pulled From Hong Kong Hedge Funds, Most Since 2009

[WSJ] Fed Kicks Off Balance Sheet Expansion Effort With T-Bills Purchases

[WSJ] Negative U.S. Interest Rates? Options Traders Say Yes

[FT] The risks behind foreign banks’ dollar funding

[FT] Why hedge fund managers are happy to let the machines take over

[FT] Chinese local government funds run out of projects to back

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street inches lower as trade concerns linger

[Reuters] Oil rises 1.4% on hopes OPEC will extend supply cuts, weaker U.S. dollar

[CNBC] Fed’s Evans says no more rate cuts are needed through 2020

[CNBC] Homebuilder confidence surges to highest level in nearly two years, thanks to lower mortgage rates

[AP] Fed survey finds US economy being hurt by trade battles

[Reuters] Brexit deal at hand in Brussels, Johnson struggles to win support at home

[Reuters] Trump officials rush to Turkey as Moscow advances to fill Syria void from U.S. retreat

[Bloomberg] Fed Says Many Businesses Temper Outlook for Economic Growth

[Bloomberg] U.S. Economy Flashes Vivid Contradictions With Housing, Retail

[Bloomberg] Muni Sales Set to Surge Most Since 2017, Extending Supply Boom

[Bloomberg] Hedge Fund’s Liquidity Crisis Spurs Contagion Fears in Korea