Tuesday, January 7, 2020

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Lead Rebound as Iran Jolt Fades: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil, gold prices retreat as worries abate over larger Mideast conflict

[Reuters] U.S. private payrolls accelerate in December

[Reuters] U.S. response awaited after Iran strikes at U.S. troops in Iraq to avenge general's killing

[Yahoo Finance] 5 major themes from this year's largest gathering of economists

[Reuters] Germany's 'misery continues' as industrial orders fall unexpectedly

[Reuters] Australian authorities warn bushfire reprieve will be over soon

[Bloomberg] Indian Official Sees Budget Gap Widening to 3.8%, Above Target

[Bloomberg] Gold Tops $1,600 After Iran Attacks Spark Flight to Havens

[Bloomberg] One Billion Animals Now Feared Dead in Australia’s Wildfires

[Bloomberg] China Steps Up Communist Party Control in State-Owned Firms

[WSJ] Iran Threatens Further Retaliation After Missile Strikes Against U.S.

[FT] India cuts growth forecast to slowest pace in 11 years

[FT] Foreign meddling and west’s impotence fuel Libyan chaos

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