Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Wednesday's News LInks

[Reuters] Global stocks nearing record highs on trade hopes

[Reuters] Dollar boosted by trade deal optimism, Swedish crown hits 4-month high

[CNBC] US GDP rose 2.1% in the third quarter, vs 1.9% reading expected

[CNBC] US durable goods orders rebound in October, rising 0.6%

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage refinance applications surge over 300% from a year ago, but there’s a catch

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Faces Biggest State Firm Offshore Debt Failure in 20 Years

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Risk Binge Gives Central Bankers Cause to Shudder

[Reuters] China's industrial profits post steepest fall in eight months

[Reuters] China front-loads $142 billion in 2020 local government bonds to spur growth

[FOX] How Trump just upped the ante with China over trade deal: expert panel

[Bloomberg] Global Risk-Taking Binge Is Worrying Central Banks

[Bloomberg] Can the Fed Slowly Deflate the Credit Bubble?

[Bloomberg] David Solomon, Stephen Schwarzman Prepare for Biggest 2020 Risks

[Bloomberg] Never in the History of the Euro Has Volatility Been This Low

[WSJ] UBS Trader Hits Pay Dirt With Chinese Junk Debt

[FT] China’s bank funding under pressure as financial confidence drops

Tuesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stocks eke out another record as Best Buy leads retailers higher

[Reuters] Trump says near deal with China, but U.S. also has eye on Hong Kong

[Reuters] U.S. banking sector profits dip 7.3 percent to $57.4 billion in third-quarter 2019: FDIC

[Bloomberg] U.S. New-Home Sales Post Two Best Months in More Than 12 Years

[NYT] ‘Bleak’ U.N. Report Finds World Heading to Climate Catastrophes

[Bloomberg] Fed's Brainard Sees Solid Economy, Backs Big Strategy Change

[Bloomberg] China’s Economy Slows for Seventh Month, Early Indicators Show

[Bloomberg] China’s $40 Trillion Man Has the Toughest Job in Global Finance