Monday, December 23, 2019

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street posts records amid trade optimism; Boeing juices Dow

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields rise in line with equities, after tame auction

[Reuters] Argentina's black market peso weakens 4.56% to all-time low -traders

[AP] Boeing ousts its CEO after two deadly 737 Max crashes

[Reuters] South Korea, U.S. commandos practice raiding enemy facility as North Korea tensions rise

[Bloomberg] Defaults in Asia Set to Rise With Hot Spots in China and India

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Year-End Repo Is Underscribed Again, But Outlook Cloudy

[Bloomberg] ‘Blank-Check’ Deals Get New Look After High-Profile IPO Flops

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] S&P 500, Nasdaq hit new records; Boeing lifts Dow

[Reuters] U.S. new home sales rebound in November; October sales revised lower

[Reuters] U.S. business spending on equipment weak; housing regaining footing

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

[Reuters] Leveraged loan market size doubles in ten years, private credit explodes

[Reuters] The Yankees are coming! U.S. firms rush to euro debt markets

[Reuters] China's industrial output to grow around 5.6% year-on-year in 2019: ministry

[Reuters] ECB's Knot says low rate policy risks becoming counterproductive

[Reuters] Abenomics sputters as trade damage spreads, tax revenues undershoot

[Reuters] Explainer: Why India's new citizenship plans are stirring protests

[Reuters] Hong Kong braces for protests over Christmas holidays

[Bloomberg] America’s Utilities Are On a Record Borrowing Spree This Year

[Bloomberg] Here’s What Credit Pros Are Watching as Defaults Rise in China

[Bloomberg] China Vows More Support for Private Sector to Stabilize Growth

[Bloomberg] Stores That Stocked Up on Debt Face a Harsh Holiday Reckoning

[WSJ] Stocks and Bonds Haven’t Rallied Like This Since 1998

[WSJ] China to Cut Tariffs on Range of Goods Amid Push for Trade Deal

[WSJ] The Financial Lesson of 2008-09 That Most Investors Have Forgotten

[WSJ] Distressed-Asset Hedge Funds Run Into Trouble

[FT] The big market moments of 2019

[FT] China’s $1.3tn global spending spree will collapse, says top US official