Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Retail sector weighs on Wall Street; Dow and S&P end lower

[Reuters] Oversupply angst drags oil lower, stocks drift near highs

[Reuters] U.S. Senate unanimously passes Hong Kong rights bill

[CNBC] Trump threatens higher tariffs if China doesn’t make a trade deal

[Reuters] Without a China trade deal, the U.S. will hike tariffs: Trump

[Reuters] U.S. services data suggests upward revision to third-quarter GDP

[CNBC] Renting a single-family house just got more expensive

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Many Americans Over 65 Face Economic Insecurity, Even If They’re Healthy

[Reuters] Besieged Hong Kong campus protesters seek escape routes

[Bloomberg] Inside the PBOC’s Struggle to Balance China’s Growth and Debt

[Bloomberg] The $15 Billion Reason Why Asia Bond Defaults Could Rise

[Bloomberg] U.S., China to Tie Tariff Relief to Failed Deal From May

[Bloomberg] Pence Warns Trade Deal ‘Very Hard’ If Hong Kong Uses Violence

[WSJ] Stalled U.S.-China Trade Talks Raise Threat of Another Impasse

[WSJ] Foreign Holdings of U.S. Government Debt Fall by Most Since 2017

[WSJ] Retailer Results Send Mixed Signals on Consumer Spending

[WSJ] Why Cheap Money Hasn’t Led to a Corporate Spending Boom

[FT] Easy money is papering over big cracks in India

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