Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Global stocks end 2019 near record highs, dollar slides

[Reuters] U.S. stocks end firm to cap a banner year, decade

[Reuters] Treasuries - Bonds on track to post best year since 2014

[Reuters] Oil posts biggest yearly rise since 2016

[Reuters] Fed sees small take-up of repo, rates fall for year-end

[Reuters] Protesters demonstrate at U.S. embassy in Iraq in new test for Trump

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rally to Cap Best Year Since 2013: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Nasdaq Caps a $7 Trillion Decade With Its Best Rally In 10 Years

[Bloomberg] High-Grade Issuers to Sell $120 Billion of Debt in January Spree

[WSJ] Student Housing Party on Wall Street May Be Over

[FT] Fed curbs repo volatility on final day of 2019

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks end 2019 close to record highs

[Reuters] Oil falls but on track for biggest yearly rise since 2016

[CNBC] Trump says he will sign ‘phase one’ China trade deal on Jan. 15 at the White House

[Reuters] Fed sees small takeup of repo, rates steady for critical year-end

[MarketWatch] Home-price growth accelerated in October on the heels of low mortgage rates

[Reuters] China outbound M&A plummets to 10-year low on trade tensions, economic slowdown

[Reuters] China's factory activity grows as easing trade spat revives demand

[Reuters] China's service sector activity grows at slower pace in December: official PMI

[Reuters] From opioid deaths to student debt: A view of the 2010s economy in charts

[Reuters] Trump blames Iran for 'orchestrating' attack on U.S. embassy in Iraq

[Reuters] Thousands of people trapped in Australian coastal town by huge wildfires

[Bloomberg] U.S. Home Prices Rise Most in Five Months as Markets Strengthen

[Bloomberg] Fed Wins Year-End Repo Battle, But War to Control Rates Drags On

[Bloomberg] Wild Year in China Markets Ends With Record Defaults and Dull Yuan

[FT] US companies power a surge in megadeals in 2019

[FT] End of the party: why Lebanon’s debt crisis has left it vulnerable

[FT] The eurozone’s tectonic plates are shifting