Thursday, January 16, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] China data boosts Wall Street to new record highs

[Reuters] World shares gain as China data fuels bets on growth

[Reuters] Dollar hits eight-month high on yen, yuan buoyed by China GDP

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts race to 13-year high in December

[Reuters] China posts weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, but ends 2019 on firmer note

[Reuters] China to roll out more support measures as economy faces pressure -stats head

[Reuters] China's 2019 property investment solid, but first sales drop in 5 years dents outlook

[Reuters] Chinese cities get creative in steadying cooling property markets

[Reuters] U.S. warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election

[Bloomberg] Volatility in Currencies Worldwide Slumps to Lowest Level Ever

[Bloomberg] The Debate Over Whether to Call It QE Is Over, and the Fed Lost

[Bloomberg] Deutsche Bank Sees ‘Distressed Debt Cycle’ Beginning in China

[Bloomberg] India’s Banks Face Risk From $13 Billion Telecom Dues, UBS Says

[WSJ] China’s Economic Growth Slows to 6.1% as Trade and Business Confidence Suffer

[WSJ] India’s ‘Ghost Towns’ Saddle Middle Class With Debt—and Broken Dreams

[FT] Eurozone bond auctions enjoy record demand

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 blasts through 3,300 as tech stocks surge

[Reuters] Trump to nominate Shelton, Waller to serve on Fed

[Reuters] China set to post weakest growth in 29 years as trade war bites, investment sputters

[CNBC] Student debt is over $1.6 trillion and hardly anyone is paying down their loans

[MarketWatch] Opinion: Jumbo mortgages are haunting the housing market, and things could get really scary

[Bloomberg] Xi’s Wider Fight With U.S. Is Only Just Beginning After Trade Deal

[NYT] China’s Improving Economic Data Masks Deeper Problems