Thursday, November 21, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street muted on doubts over progress in U.S.-China trade deal

[Reuters] U.S. existing home sales rise more than expected in October

[CNN] Senate passes short-term funding bill to avert shutdown as deadline looms

[Reuters] Fitch downgrades Bolivia amid political instability

[Bloomberg] U.S. States Boost Spending at Fastest Pace Since Recession

[Bloomberg] Helicopter Money Isn’t the Solution to Sluggish Growth, BIS Says

[Bloomberg] The World May Have a Bigger Problem Than a Potential Recession

[Bloomberg] India Lenders Brace for Possible $5 Billion Shadow Bank Writeoff

[FT] China’s skyscraper boom comes down to earth

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