Thursday, November 14, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. 'getting close' to trade deal with China: White house economic adviser

[CNBC] Dow falls, S&P 500 slips from record as Cisco shares drop

[CNBC] Nancy Pelosi says a USMCA trade deal breakthrough could be ‘imminent’

[Reuters] Strong healthcare costs help to lift U.S. producer inflation

[AP] Powell urges Congress to tackle growing budget deficit

[Reuters] Bullard: Fed's framework review unlikely to produce 'large' change

[AP] California faces fraught path out of wildfire, power crisis

[CBS] 70% of Americans say they are struggling financially

[Bloomberg] Global Debt Surges Above $250 Trillion as U.S., China Lead Way

[Bloomberg] Powell Faces Doubt That Fed Really Has Repo Market Under Control

[Bloomberg] Banks on the Frontline of Lebanon’s Crisis Get Downgraded by S&P

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] World stocks sink as China slowdown deepens, German economy weak

[Reuters] Oil rises after OPEC's Barkindo says U.S. shale growth may slow in 2020

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices increase by the most in six months

[CNBC] China’s Commerce Ministry says trade war should be ended by removing tariffs

[AP] China presses Washington for tariff cut in trade deal

[Reuters] China says holding 'in-depth' talks with U.S. on interim trade deal

[Reuters] China's economy grinds lower as October indicators miss forecasts

[Reuters] Jobs at risk as China's services sector feels heat of trade war

[AP] California crisis of fires, blackouts decades in the making

[Reuters] Citywide protests disrupt Hong Kong as students barricade campuses

[Reuters] Iraq's young protesters: 'We're not leaving, even if this lasts 40 years'

[Bloomberg] Trade Talks Hit Bump as China Resists U.S. Demands on Agricultural Purchases

[Bloomberg] How Trump’s Trade War Went From Method to Madness

[Bloomberg] Global Economy on Thin Ice With Frail Trio From China to Germany

[Bloomberg] China’s Investment Growth Slows to a Record Low

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Money Markets Show Investor Calm Is Cracking

[Bloomberg] ECB’s Villeroy Says It’s Reasonable to Assume Rates Near Bottom

[Bloomberg] Scandal at Largest Korea Hedge Fund Triggers Worst Outflows Ever

[Bloomberg] Biggest Drop in Power Demand Adds to Indian Banks’ Bad Debt Woes

[FT] China fall in fixed-asset investment growth sparks stimulus doubt

[WSJ] No More Easy Profits as China’s Venture-Capital Boom Fizzles

[WSJ] Auto Borrowing Rises Amid Low Interest Rates, Solid Economy