Sunday, November 24, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] World shares climb on trade hopes

[Reuters] Dollar boosted by trade progress signs, Brexit promise lifts sterling

[Reuters] Oil kicks off week with gains on fresh hopes for U.S.-China trade talks

[Reuters] Trump says administration to take 'good look' at Hong Kong rights bill

[Reuters] China central bank warns high financial risks amid rising economic headwinds

[Reuters] Fresh headache for China after Hong Kong democrats rout pro-Beijing candidates

[Reuters] Britain is a dangerous mess, former PM Blair says

[Reuters] Special report: ‘Time to take out our swords' - Inside Iran’s plot to attack Saudi Arabia

[Reuters] Taiwan ruling party says China 'enemy of democracy' after meddling allegations

[Reuters] Greenhouse gases accelerate to new peak in 2018, U.N. says

[Bloomberg] A Booming Corner of Private Credit Has Some Investors on Edge

[Bloomberg] China’s Tewoo Seeks Debt Haircut of Up to 64% on Dollar Bonds

[Bloomberg] Pro-Democracy Forces in Hong Kong Bolstered by Huge Election Win

[FT] Beware the dawn of the corporate dead

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia shares bounce, hope for best on U.S.-China trade

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Rise as Trade News Considered: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] No 'phase two' U.S.-China deal on the horizon, officials say

[Reuters] Hong Kong democrats cheer landslide victory in local elections amid political crisis

[Bloomberg] China State Media Steps Up U.S. Criticism for Hong Kong Meddling

[WSJ] Utilities Targeted in Cyberattacks Identified

[FT] European banks slash $280bn from main US businesses

Sunday's News Links

[CNBC] US wants China trade deal but won’t turn blind eye to Hong Kong, Trump national security advisor says

[Reuters] Still hope for U.S.-China deal this year: U.S. official

[CNBC] Hong Kong vote hits record amid calls for democracy

[MarketWatch] Why are markets ignoring escalating conflict in Hong Kong?

[Reuters] China meddling allegations roil Taiwan election campaign

[Bloomberg] China to Raise Penalties on IP Theft in Trade War Compromise

[Bloomberg] Negative Rates Can Do a Lot More Damage Yet: a Nordic Warning

[WSJ] Stocks Run Gantlet of Bad News to Record Highs

[WSJ] U.S. Firms Pull Back on Investment

[WSJ] Firms Warn of Risks in Plan to Take Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac Private