Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Tuesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow futures fall more than 400 points following attack on airbase in Iraq

[Reuters] Stocks tumble, gold and crude soar after Iran strike on U.S. forces

[CNBC] Oil prices surge 4% following attack on Iraq airbase

[AFR] ASX turns lower on Iraq attacks, gold tops $US1600

[CNBC] Trump responds to Iranian attacks: ‘All is well!’

[Fox] Iran launches 'more than a dozen' missiles into Iraq targeting US, coalition forces, Pentagon says

[Reuters] Attacks underway on multiple locations in Iraq: U.S. official

[Daily Mail] Iran fires TENS of ballistic missiles at US bases in Iraq in operation 'Martyr Soleimani'

[CNN] Iranians take credit for rocket attack on base housing US troops

[AP] Iran warns US not retaliate over missile attack in Iraq

[Bloomberg] Stocks Plunge on Iran Escalation; Gold, Oil Surge: Markets Wrap



[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow dip as Middle East concerns persist; chips rally

[Reuters] Treasuries - Yields flat on mixed data; 10-year TIPS turn positive

[CNBC] December’s ISM non-manufacturing index signals better-than-expected expansion

[CNBC] Mortgage rates fall further, as buyers rush into the first open houses of 2020

[Reuters] 'We're going to war, bro': Fort Bragg's 82nd Airborne deploys to the Middle East

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Is Gaming Out All the Possible U.S.-Iran Scenarios

[Bloomberg] Bond ETFs Come of Age After $150 Billion Year Heralds New Order

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds See 9% Gain in 2019 After Previous Year’s Losses

[Bloomberg] Ray Dalio’s Pure Alpha II Funds Loses Money for First Time Since 2000

[Bloomberg] Odey Hedge Fund Slips to Fourth Annual Loss in Five Years

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks flat, oil cools as anxiety over Mideast recedes

[CNBC] US trade deficit falls more than expected to hit lowest level in three years

[CNBC] How the world’s most important oil chokepoint could factor into escalating US-Iran tensions

[Global Times] China, US could possibly sign phase one trade deal next week: sources

[Reuters] Japan December services sector shrinks at fastest pace in over three years: PMI

[CNBC] China keeps grain import quotas steady despite promise to buy more American, report says

[AP] Eurozone inflation hits 6-month high before oil price spike

[Reuters] Saudi deputy defence minister met Esper, discussed ongoing military cooperation - tweet

[Reuters] Australia readies as renewed bushfire threat looms, economic costs soar

[Bloomberg] China’s Inflation May Hit 5% in January on Oil Spike, Citi Says

[Bloomberg] China’s Next Crisis Brews in Taiwan’s Upcoming Election

[Bloomberg] Risks Loom for Indian State Banks Binging on Sovereign Bonds

[FT] Why top-tier bonds are not as safe as they might seem

[FT] Economists fear US is approaching limit of monetary policy