Wednesday, January 1, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] New year cheer for stocks as rally rumbles on

[MarketWatch] Gold edges higher after logging biggest yearly gain since 2010

[Reuters] Oil climbs on U.S.-China trade optimism, Middle East tensions

[Reuters] China Dec factory activity expands more slowly but confidence jumps-Caixin PMI

[Reuters] UK manufacturing output slides at fastest rate since 2012: PMI

[CNS] Decade of Debt: Federal Debt Up More Than $10 Trillion in 2010s

[Reuters] U.S. shale producers to tap brakes in 2020 after years of rapid growth

[Reuters] Iran not heading to war but not afraid of conflict: military commander

[Reuters] Hundreds arrested in Hong Kong in New Year's Day protests: police

[Reuters] Erdogan says up to 250,000 Syrians flee toward Turkey as crisis worsens

[Reuters] Australian authorities steer mass evacuation as wildfires raze holiday towns

[Bloomberg] Why China’s Debt Defaults Are Picking Up Yet Again

[Bloomberg] Even $8.7 Trillion Bond Rollover Can’t Solve Safe-Asset Drought

[Bloomberg] The Dollar’s Losses May Just Be Getting Started

[Bloomberg] Tracking the Escalating Conflict Between the U.S. and Iran

[WSJ] Energy Producers’ New Year’s Resolution: Pay the Tab for the Shale Drilling Bonanza

[WSJ] Asia’s Factory Output Stabilizes as Europe’s Slump Deepens

[FT] Grim repo: how the Fed plans to return crucial market to normal

[FT] Beijing’s delicate balancing act relies on job creation