Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street edges lower after conflicting signals on trade

[Reuters] Dollar dips as spotlight remains firmly on U.S./China trade

[Reuters] China says it will strive to reach 'phase one' trade deal with U.S

[AP] China bats away rumors, says trade talks with US continue

[CNBC] Trump signing pro-Hong Kong rights bill into law will worsen US-China relationship, former US ambassador to China says

[SCMP] US, China on ‘doorstep’ of trade war deal, but ‘phase one’ tariff removal holding up talks, sources say

[Reuters] China needs to ensure policies boost economy - Premier Li

[Reuters] Louis Bacon to close New York-based Moore Capital hedge fund - FT

[CNBC] A digital bank that raised $110 million from investors including Leonardo DiCaprio has run into trouble

[Reuters] Protesters stay holed up on Hong Kong campus, surrounded by riot police

[Bloomberg] China’s Top Negotiator ‘Cautiously Optimistic’ About Reaching Trade Deal

[Bloomberg] Trump Expected to Sign Hong Kong Bill Despite China Threats

[Bloomberg] Two China Firms’ Dollar Bonds Sink in Shandong as Woes Grow

[Bloomberg] Authers: The Unnerving Mystery of a $6.6 Trillion Dead Calm

[Bloomberg] CLOs Cracked Like No Other Credit Market. So Now What?

[Bloomberg] Kissinger Says U.S. and China in ‘Foothills of a Cold War’

[NYT] Henry Paulson Sounds Alarm: U.S.-China Relations May Only Get Worse

[WSJ] How the Discount Window Became a Pain in the Repo Market

[WSJ] Facing Real Estate Slowdown, Jeff Greene Regrets Building His Megamansion

[FT] Money pours into US corporate debt despite warnings

[FT] BoJ’s stock-buying programme starts to sputter

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street falls on concerns of U.S.-China trade deal delay

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields tumble on continued U.S.-China trade tension

[CNBC] Congress passes Hong Kong rights bill as Trump tries to strike China trade deal

[Reuters] 'Phase One' U.S.-China trade deal may not be completed this year: trade sources

[Reuters] Trump says he doesn't think China is 'stepping up' in trade talks

[Reuters] Fed minutes show rates on hold, little hurry to change course

[CNBC] The Fed is looking at a ‘standing repo’ operation to handle overnight funding issues

[Bloomberg] Fed Fretted About Economic Risk While Shifting From Cuts to Hold

[Bloomberg] House Plans Vote Backing Hong Kong, Defying China’s Warnings

[NYT] Frozen in Place: Americans Are Moving at the Lowest Rate on Record

[WSJ] Trump Blames Beijing for Lagging Trade Talks

[WSJ] Fed Officials Cut Rates Last Month Amid Worries on Trade, Global Growth

[FT] India’s central bank takes over troubled lender