Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] China cuts banks' reserve ratios again, frees up $115 billion to spur economy

[CNBC] Small business pay checks are growing at a fast pace as job gains slow

[Reuters] China's central bank says economic growth resilient despite large pressure

[Reuters] Protesters burn security post at U.S. Embassy in Iraq; Pentagon sending more troops to region

[Reuters] Taiwan leader rejects China's offer to unify under Hong Kong model

[Reuters] Kim says North Korea to show 'new strategic weapon,' leaves room for talks

[Reuters] Twelve dead, several missing as Australia counts the cost of devastating bushfires

[WSJ] China’s Monetary Policy Eases Into the New Year

[FT] As the efficient markets hypothesis turns 50, it is time to bin it

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