Monday, November 18, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow retreat from record levels as Home Depot, Kohl's weigh

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts rebound; permits highest in over 12 years

[Reuters] Trump says he told Fed's Powell U.S. interest rates are too high

[Reuters] Kuroda denies ever saying BOJ has unlimited tools to ease policy

[Reuters] Return of short-selling bans: market protection or 'war against truth'?

[Bloomberg] Protests to Continue as Hundreds Hospitalized: Hong Kong Update

[Bloomberg] Chinese Electronics Firm Misses Repayment of Local Bonds

[Bloomberg] PBOC’s Yi Calls for More Credit to Keep Economic Growth on Track

[Bloomberg] A Health Check of India Shadow Banks Points to Prolonged Trouble

[Bloomberg] Goldman Says Hedge Funds Are Staging a Comeback

[NYT] Trump’s Made-for-TV Trade War Keeps World Guessing

[WSJ] Technology Stocks Head Toward Best Year Since 2009

[FT] The absence of fear is a little scary in itself

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares soft as trade doubts creep back in

[Reuters] Trump, Powell met Monday at White House to discuss economy

[Reuters] Lawmakers urge U.S. government to tighten export controls to China on security fears

[CNBC] Gary Cohn: Trump knows he’ll lose ‘credibility’ with China if he blinks on tariff deadline

[Reuters] At Hong Kong university, a daring escape but fears of bloodshed

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Rosengren Says Pursuing 2% Inflation Could Distort Markets

[Bloomberg] China's Local Governments Now Guarantee $842 Billion of Credit

[FT] China issues warning over Hong Kong court decision to overturn mask ban