Thursday, January 2, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street falls after U.S. kills top Iranian commander

[Reuters] Oil, safe havens surge as U.S. strikes kill Iranian commander

[Reuters] Brent jumps nearly $3 after U.S. air strike kills Iran, Iraq officials

[Reuters] Dollar stumbles to nine-week low against safe-haven yen as Mideast tensions flare

[Reuters] Iran vows to avenge U.S. killing of top commander Soleimani

[Reuters] Reactions to the killing of Iranian general in a U.S. air strike

[CNBC] ‘Dangerous escalation’ and ‘severe revenge’: The world responds to the US killing of Iran’s top general

[Military Times] Fears of new conflict rise after US kills Qasem Soleimani, a top Iranian general, in strike on Baghdad airport

[Reuters] U.S. farmers see another bleak year despite Phase 1 trade deal

[Bloomberg] Gold Climbs as Middle East Tensions Rise After U.S. Airstrike

[Bloomberg] Chinese Developer Offers Discounts for Apartments Over Chinese New Year

[WSJ] U.S. Strike Ordered by Trump Kills Key Iranian Military Leader in Baghdad

[WSJ] U.S. Killing of Iranian Military Leader Threatens Its Ties With Key Ally Iraq

[FT] US-China financial war is just beginning to take shape

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. says it kills top Iranian commander Soleimani in air strike

[Reuters] Wall Street starts 2020 with new records on China stimulus, trade hopes

[Reuters] Oil edges up on Mideast tensions, trade optimism

[CNBC] Competition for housing is so high, the spring market is starting now

[Reuters] U.S. oil deals hit five-year high in 2019 on Occidental's blockbuster Anadarko buy

[Reuters] U.S. sees signs Iran or proxies may be planning more attacks: Pentagon chief

[Reuters] Australian navy races to rescue thousands as new fire threat looms

[Bloomberg] S&P Takes Most Bearish Stance on U.S. Corporate Debt Since 2009

[WSJ] Drug Prices Climb by 5.8% on Average, Less Than Last Year

[WSJ] Check Your Optimism—China’s Slowdown Isn’t Over