Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street ticks higher, but chip stocks tumble

[AP] Uncertainties escalate for Fed as it weighs another rate cut

[Reuters] ECB's Draghi denied grand finale as economy weakens and dissent grows

[Reuters] EU keeps UK waiting on Brexit delay, Johnson gears for an election

[Reuters] Chile central bank cuts benchmark rate to 1.75% amid protests

[Bloomberg] U.S. Fears Mass Boycott as Chinese Turn to Homegrown Brands

[Bloomberg] New York Fed Boosts Repo Operations to Quell Month-End Pressures

[Bloomberg] Americans Are Unhappy at Work After Years of Economic Gains

[Bloomberg] China’s Information War on Taiwan Ramps Up as Election Nears

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