Wednesday, October 16, 2019

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

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks slip on renewed U.S.-China trade war concerns

[Reuters] Sterling falters as Brexit approaches its endgame

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales post first decline in seven months

[AP] Brexit talks don’t get breakthrough, continue on summit eve

[CNBC] There are doubts about China’s promise to purchase more US farm products

[Reuters] U.S. House takes hard line on China over Hong Kong, Huawei

[CNBC] China threatens countermeasures in response to US bill supporting Hong Kong protesters

[Reuters] U.S. 'deeply concerned' about untrackable China ships carrying Iran oil: officials

[Reuters] Uncertainty seen persisting, along with Fed's divide

[Reuters] IMF heightens warnings on corporate debt following central bank cuts

[Reuters] India cannot sacrifice economic strength to comply with U.S. sanctions: Finance Minister

[Reuters] 'Defiant message' as North Korea's Kim rides white horse on sacred mountain

[Bloomberg] China Unexpectedly Injects $28 Billion of Cash as Growth Slows

[Bloomberg] Turkey Bans Short-Selling in Top Banks as U.S. Indicts Halkbank

[NYT] What’s Really in the Trade Deal Trump Announced With China

[WSJ] The Fed Is Buying Bonds Again. Just Don’t Call It Quantitative Easing.

[WSJ] Uncertainty Hovers Over China’s Commitment to U.S. Farm Purchases

[WSJ] U.S. to Try Diplomacy in Turkey as Russian Forces Swoop Into Syria

[FT] China’s cash injection highlights policymaker concerns

[FT] Fed ‘repo’ plan could face fund manager resistance