Monday, December 16, 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[AP] Global stock markets more subdued after US hits records

[Reuters] Aussie dollar falls, pound tanks on renewed fears over trade

[Reuters] Oil poised near three-month highs on U.S.-China trade hopes, supply cuts

[CNBC] US housing starts rise more than expected, with permits at a 12-1/2-year high

[Reuters] Exclusive: U.S. finalizing rules to limit sensitive tech exports to China, others

[Reuters] Lighthizer: Details on China trade purchases to be written out

[AP] $1.4T spending package crammed with unrelated provisions

[Reuters] Boeing's 737 crisis deepens as production stops for first time in two decades

[CNBC] Boeing will still burn $1 billion a month on 737 Max even with production halt, JP Morgan says

[MarketWatch] More borrowers are getting rejected for auto loans

[Yahoo/Worth] El-Erian: The Global Economy’s Luck May Run Out

[Bloomberg] A Host of Known Unknowns Clouds the U.S.-China Trade Deal

[Bloomberg] Stricken Local Banks in Japan Buying Riskier Debt to Survive

[NYT] Mortgage Rates Below 1% Put Europe on Alert for Housing Bubble

[WSJ] Good Year for Corporate Bonds Gets Better as Threats Fade

[WSJ] Global Economy Shows Signs of Regained Footing

[FT] Investors pull record amounts out of US stock funds

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. touches fresh highs on China data, trade deal boost

[Reuters] Kudlow: U.S.-China deal 'absolutely' done, U.S. exports to China will double

[CNBC] Homebuilder confidence jumps to highest level in 20 years

[Reuters] U.S. consumers show greater demand for credit, rejection rates drop: NY Fed survey

[Reuters] India citizenship law protests spread across campuses

[Bloomberg] Defaults in One of China’s Richest Provinces Spook Investors

[FT] Fed averts another bout of repo turmoil despite cash squeeze

[FT] Corporate default hotspot tests Beijing’s appetite for bailouts