Thursday, December 12, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St. higher on trade deal hopes; tariff deadline closes in

[Reuters] Shares and sterling soar as trade and Brexit fog lifts

[Reuters] Euro zone bonds take a beating as trade, Brexit uncertainties clear

[Reuters] Currency markets go risk-on amid trade war, Brexit optimism

[BBC] Election results 2019: PM hails Brexit 'mandate' as Tories set for big win

[AP] Johnson victory means Brexit is coming, tough talks loom

[CNBC] China to hold press briefing Friday on ‘relevant progress’ over trade talks with the US

[Reuters] U.S. sets China trade deal terms, sources say, but Beijing mum

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales rise less than expected in November

[Reuters] Senior China diplomat says U.S. seriously damaged hard-won mutual trust

[Reuters] 'Boneheads' no more? Fed's rate cuts appear to defuse Trump's Twitter rage

[Reuters] Japan business mood gloomiest in nearly seven years as trade war bites

[Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Pare Gain as Trade-Deal Doubts Emerge: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Fed Aims a Half-Trillion Dollar Liquidity Hose at Year-End Risks

[Bloomberg] Trump’s China Deal Flirts With the Curse of a Phase One and Done

[Bloomberg] China’s Decade of Drama for Yuan Sets New Risks for the 2020s

[WSJ] Bond Defaults Reach Once-Safe Corners of Chinese Finance

[WSJ] Trump Agrees to Limited Trade Deal With China

[WSJ] Government Bond Yields Surge After Trump Proclaims Progress on Trade Talks

[WSJ] New York Fed Again Upsizes Liquidity Plans for Turn of the Year

[FT] Paul Volcker: his values and legacy

[FT] Repo and swaps markets point to further volatility

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] Sterling surges 2% as UK exit poll projects a large majority for Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party

[Bloomberg] Trump Approves U.S.-China Trade Deal to Halt Dec. 15 Tariffs

[CNBC] Boris Johnson’s Conservative Party set to win UK election with a clear majority, exit poll shows

[Reuters] China to buy $50 billion in U.S. farm products in return for tariff concessions-U.S. sources

[CNBC] Stocks rebound back toward the highs of the day on report phase one deal is reached

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. long-dated yield climbs to four-week peak on renewed trade optimism

[CNBC] Trump administration offers to cancel next China tariffs, cut some existing duties in half, sources say

[Reuters] U.S. offers China tariff rate cut; announcement 'imminent'

[UK Telegraph] General election 2019 live: Result 'too close to call' as voting continues - latest news

[Reuters] Repo is Wall Street's big year-end worry. Why?

[CNBC] ETF assets to surge tenfold in 10 years to $50 trillion, Bank of America predicts

[Bloomberg] Trump to Meet With Advisers on Possible China Trade Breakthrough

[Bloomberg] U.S. Business Debt Exceeds Households' for First Time Since 1991

[Bloomberg] Beijing Has Built Thousands of Cheap Apartments No One Wants