Thursday, December 26, 2019

Friday's News Linsk

[Reuters] Wall St. hits another record as investors cheer China data

[Reuters] Oil hits three-month highs as strong U.S. consumer spending underpins growth hopes

[Reuters] Copper touches near 8-month high on China data and trade deal hopes

[Reuters] Fed accepts $25.80 bln at overnight repo operation

[Reuters] China’s corporate borrowing soars and cash flows deteriorate, independent survey shows

[Reuters] Japan's output, retail sales fall, signaling economic strains

[Reuters] ECB's Holzmann: Return to positive interest rates in 2020 unlikely

[Reuters] Deepening negative rates would do more harm than good: ex-BoJ deputy governor Mutoh

[Bloomberg] The ‘Fire and Ice’ Decade That Changed Everything on Wall Street

[Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Best Week Since August After Rally Gathers Pace

[WSJ] Rank-and-File Workers Get Bigger Raises

[FT] Trades to forget: the big market slip-ups of 2019

[FT] Hedge funds record best year since 2013 but still trail market

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Optimism on trade, online shopping pushes Wall Street to records

[MarketWatch] Gold price marks highest finish in more than 8 weeks

[Reuters] Oil up 1% at highest since September on trade pact and crude supplies

[AP] Markets in 2019: record stocks, lower rates, so-so IPOs

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Repo Op Is Undersubscribed, Suggesting Dealers at Capacity

[Bloomberg] China’s Government Is Letting a Wave of Bond Defaults Just Happen

[NYT] Americans Keep Spending: Holiday Sales Grew 3.4%

[WSJ] Fed’s U-Turn on Assets Faces a Year-End Test

[WSJ] U.S. Government Sets Record for Debt Auctions