Thursday, December 5, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks jump after stronger-than-expected November jobs data

[Reuters] Oil drops as market awaits ratification of OPEC+ supply cut

[CNBC] US added 266,000 jobs in November, vs 187,000 expected

[Reuters] Kudlow says no 'arbitrary deadline' in U.S.-China trade talks

[AP] China waiving tariff hikes on US soybeans, pork

[Reuters] Saudi, Russia win over oil producers to deeper cuts

[Reuters] Fed voters a less-hawkish bunch in 2020, lowering bar for U.S. rate cut

[AP] France on strike: Trains stuck, Versailles shut, unions firm

[Reuters] Fears grow about Sydney after Australia fires merge into giant blaze

[Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Sentiment Hits Seven-Month High Amid Stocks Cheer

[Bloomberg] Mood Shifts in U.S.-China Trade Talks Infect Markets Far and Wide

[Bloomberg] China’s Leadership Vows to Avoid Systemic Financial Risk in 2020

[Bloomberg] Looming China Default Shines Light on New State Asset Managers

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Set to Keep Pumping Out Cash Through 2020

[WSJ] Muni-Bond Ratings Are All Over the Place. Here’s Why.

[FT] Abe’s stimulus brings back ‘bridges to nowhere’ spectre in Japan

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street inches higher as Dec. 15 tariff deadline looms

[Reuters] Trump upbeat on U.S.-China talks as Beijing underscores tariff-cut demands

[CNBC] US and China disagree on the size of agriculture purchases, report says

[Bloomberg] Asian Governments Step Up Stimulus as Economic Growth Stalls

[WSJ] Mnuchin Working Closely With Fed, Bank Regulators on Repo Market Issues

[FT] China’s bailout of private companies fails to halt defaults