Monday, October 28, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks cling to gains on trade hopes, mixed earnings weigh on Europe

[Reuters] China lifts yuan midpoint to strongest level in over 2 months

[Reuters] Three-peat? Fed copies 1990s playbook in bid to avert a downturn

[Reuters] Brexit election nears as UK opposition backs early poll

[AP] China accuses US of ‘economic bullying’ over equipment ban

[CNBC] US considers extending some tariff exclusions on Chinese imports as trade talks continue

[Reuters] Iraqi security forces open fire on protesters, kill 14

[Bloomberg] Fed Wants a Break From Rate Cuts. Will Bond Traders Allow It?

[Bloomberg] China’s Monetary Policy Is Being Hamstrung By Inflation Surge

[Bloomberg] America’s Middle Class Is Addicted to a New Kind of Credit

[Bloomberg] Mini-Loans Have Spurred a Business—And Debt—Boom in China

[Bloomberg] Largest China Convertible Bond Draws $1.1 Trillion in Bids

[Bloomberg] Another Credit Bubble Grows: the $5 Billion Crypto-Loan Market

[WSJ] Powell Faces Tightrope Act Framing Potential Pause on Fed Rate Cuts

[WSJ] Fannie, Freddie Told to Prepare for Return to Private Sector

[FT] US Federal Reserve rate decision: 4 things to watch

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Trade optimism, Fed rate-cut expectation sends S&P 500 to record

[Reuters] Treasuries - Yields higher on expected Fed cut, Brexit developments

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade deal hopes drive European shares to 21-month high

[BBC] Brexit: PM to try again for 12 December election after MPs reject plan

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury expects to borrow $352 billion in fourth quarter

[Reuters] UK PM Johnson's Conservatives looking at alternative election routes, dates: spokesman

[Bloomberg] Treasury Prepares Another Debt Deluge as Fed Wades Into Market

[Bloomberg] Draghi Signs Off From ECB With One Last Cry for Fiscal Action

[Bloomberg] Consumer Cracks Emerge as Banks Say Everything Looks Fine

[Bloomberg] Global Foreign-Direct-Investment Flows Decline 20%

[Bloomberg] KKR Raises More Than $2 Billion to Buy Fast-Growing Tech Firms

[WSJ] Why the Fed Is Losing Potency

[WSJ] Warsh: The Fed Needs Trust, Not Tactics

[FT] Investors anxious over new Argentine president’s next move

[FT] Global investment plunges as trade disputes take toll