Sunday, January 12, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks pinned near record highs ahead of U.S.-China trade deal

[Reuters] China's yuan rallies, yen slides ahead of U.S. trade deal

[Reuters] Oil steady on easing U.S.-Iran tensions, eyes on China trade deal

[CNBC] US tensions with Iran could overshadow Washington’s trade fight with China

[Reuters] WeWork debacle has unicorn investors seeking cover

[CNBC] China is the ‘most serious threat’ to the United States, says former security advisor to Obama

[Reuters] Separatists will 'stink for 10,000 years', China says after Taiwan vote

[Reuters] Instant View: India's December retail inflation accelerates to 7.35% year-on-year

[Bloomberg] China State Firm’s $6 Billion Loss Is Among Nation’s Worst Ever

[WSJ] Investors Are Counting on Earnings to Rebound in 2020

[WSJ] Manufacturers Increase Perks to Get New Hires to Move

[WSJ] Corporations Outside of Tech Ramp Up Venture Investing

[WSJ] Beijing Dismisses Taiwan Voters’ Rebuke Over Its Claims to Island

[FT] ECB’s new faces give investors pause for thought over policy shifts

[FT] Billionaires feel the sting of a populist backlash

[FT] Italian politics: Matteo Salvini’s comeback bid

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia shares flatline, wait for U.S. and China to seal trade deal

[Reuters] Dollar firms as Sino-U.S. trade deal day draws near

[Reuters] China's U.S. trade deal commitments not changed in translation: Mnuchin

[Reuters] China disposes of $289 bln of bad loans in 2019 -regulator

[Bloomberg] Trump Trade Deal Raises Issue of Trusting China to Deliver

[FT] Taiwan election result is a challenge for China

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Gulf markets gain after no escalation in U.S.-Iran tensions

[Reuters] China says will not change position on Taiwan after landslide election

[Reuters] Bank of England's Woods warns financial sector of crackdown: Telegraph

[Reuters] Protesters demand Iran's leaders quit after military admits it hit plane

[Bloomberg] Lebanon Wants Voluntary Swap of March Eurobonds Into Longer Debt

[Bloomberg] Tsai’s Record Victory Moves Taiwan Further From Xi’s Grasp

[WSJ] Trade War With China Took Toll on U.S., but Not Big One

[WSJ] Federal Reserve Sent Lower Remittances to U.S. Treasury in 2019