Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street mixed as Boeing offsets weak earnings reports

[Reuters] Brexit confusion weighs on pound, dents risk appetite

[Reuters] NY Fed accepts $49.854 overnight repo bids

[Reuters] U.S. companies facing worker shortage race to automate

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications tank 12% as interest rates jump

[CNBC] Beijing reportedly developing plan to replace Hong Kong’s leader by March

[Bloomberg] Trouble Brews for American Companies That Gorged on Cheap Credit

[Bloomberg] In This Housing Boom, the Worry Is That Prices Are Too High

[Bloomberg] China Is Struggling to Offload Foreign Acquisitions, From Yachts to Pizza

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Ukraine Envoy Emerges as Biggest Impeachment Threat

[NYT] Trump Officials Battle Over Plan to Keep Technology Out of Chinese Hands

[WSJ] Wave of Financial Stress Hits Low-Rated Companies

[FT] Federal Reserve steams back into the US Treasury bill market

[FT] Debt markets split into the ‘haves’ and ‘have nots’

[FT] Mario Draghi prepares for ECB swansong as policy debate rages

[FT] Economic malaise behind Latin America’s year of unrest

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street slips after rejection of Brexit timetable

[Reuters] EU moves towards Brexit delay as PM Johnson seeks election to break impasse

[Reuters] U.S. existing home sales drop more than expected in September

[Reuters] U.S. business borrowing for equipment rises 18% in September: ELFA

[Reuters] Putin, Erdogan strike deal to remove Kurdish YPG from Syria border

[Bloomberg] India’s Shadow Banking Crisis Is Far From Over