Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tactical Short Q4 Recap Conference Call Today

Please join Doug Noland and David McAlvany Thursday, January 23rd, at 4:00PM Eastern/ 2:00pm Mountain time for the Tactical Short Q4 recap conference call, "Surviving an Equities Melt Up” Click here to register.

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks stay near record highs; focus turns to central banks, earnings

[Reuters] Gold gains on heightened safe-haven interest; palladium soars

[Reuters] Oil jumps to highest in more than a week after Libyan shutdowns

[Reuters] IMF cuts global growth forecasts as India falters, says bottom may be near

[Reuters] China forecasts vehicle sales at flat or falling in 2020

[Reuters] World's richest 2,000 people hold more than poorest 4.6 billion combined: Oxfam

[CNBC] Tenuous US-China trade deal comes as Beijing and Washington remain on a permanent collision course

[Reuters] Moody's cuts Hong Kong's rating to 'Aa3' as protests continue

[Reuters] Central banks can't save the world from climate change, BIS says

[Reuters] Virus spreads to more Chinese cities, President Xi says containment is priority

[Bloomberg] JPMorgan Says Analysts Are ‘Unusually’ Pessimistic on Earnings

[Bloomberg] The End of Libor Is a $12 Trillion Headache for Loan Bankers

[Bloomberg] Hedge-Fund Titans Hohn, Mandel Lead $178 Billion Year of Profits

[Bloomberg] Lebanon's Bond Yields Surpass 200% as Default Risk Rises: Chart

[WSJ] Global Banks Rush Back Into Repo Markets

[WSJ] Europe’s Cheap Debt Draws Record Borrowing by U.S. Companies

[FT] QE or not QE? Why the Fed is struggling with its message

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Mexican official eyes stronger ties with China after U.S. trade deal

[Reuters] Lebanese security forces, protesters clash for second night

[WSJ] Capitalism Draws Fire, Despite Strong Global Economy

[FT] Boom in emerging market corporate debt stirs fears

[FT] China’s falling birth rate creates timebomb for economy

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] China will increase imports from U.S. according to 'market principles': official

[Reuters] China to step up countermeasures as virus outbreak grows

[Reuters] Libya peace summit struggles to draw eastern commander Haftar back into diplomacy

[Bloomberg] America Is Awash With Natural Gas and It’s About to Get Worse

[Bloomberg] Libya’s Biggest Oil Field Starts to Shut as Peace Talks Loom