Friday, November 15, 2019

Friday Evening Links

[Reuters] Trade deal hopes, surging health stocks power Wall Street to highs

[Reuters] Fed says U.S. financial system resilient; flags low rates, 'stablecoin' as risks

[Reuters] S&P downgrades Lebanon's credit rating amidst ongoing protests

[Reuters] Climate change, human activity rub salt into Venice's wounds

[Reuters] Millions of acres of Canadian canola freeze, compounding 'harvest from hell'

[Bloomberg] Fed Warns Prolonged Low Interest Rates Could Spark Instability

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade hopes revive stocks, protests leave scars

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales rebound, but big-ticket purchases drop

[MarketWatch] Industrial output falls by most in 17 months in October

[Reuters] U.S., China trade talks to continue Friday: U.S. commerce chief

[Reuters] China central bank injects 200 billion yuan to boost liquidity, keeps rate unchanged

[Reuters] China's Oct home prices rise 0.5% from previous month

[Reuters] Fewer Chinese cities report home price gains in Oct

[Reuters] Global debt to top record $255 trillion by year's end

[Reuters] Hong Kong condemns attack on justice secretary as protests paralyze city

[Reuters] Highlights: Hong Kong paralyzed for fifth day, students guard campuses

[Bloomberg] China Injects Cash Into Banking System as Growth Slows

[Bloomberg] Home-Price Growth in China Is the Weakest Since March 2018

[Bloomberg] Severe $15.8 Trillion Pension Crisis Looms Worldwide, G-30 Says

[Bloomberg] Indian Consumer Spending Falls First Time in Four Decades: BS

[Bloomberg] Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio Warns of Capital War Between U.S., China

[WSJ] U.S.-China Trade Deal Near, but Trump Not Ready to Sign Off, Kudlow Says

[FT] Fiscal rethink poses risk to market foundations

[FT] Fingers point at hedge funds after Japan bond sell-off