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Bloomberg: Stocks Resume Drop, Asia Currencies Slide on Trade: Markets Wrap
Stocks in Asia resumed a decline as traders remained skeptical about the Trump administration’s less harsh measures on Chinese investments. Treasury yields steadied and emerging-market currencies declined. [more...]
Bloomberg: Hedge Fund Managers See Echo of Past Crashes in Markets
The ranks of hedge fund managers expecting impending market chaos are growing. Greg Coffey, the former star manager at Moore Capital Management who started trading at his own firm this year, is comparing the turmoil in May to the end of dotcom bubble in 2000. [more...]
Bloomberg: U.S. Stocks Slide as Trade Angst Grows; Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap
U.S. stocks fell to the lowest level since May and Treasuries rallied amid renewed concern that the Trump administration will crack down on Chinese investment. Energy producers surged with crude, while the dollar jumped. [more...]
Bloomberg: This Inverted Market Curve Is Already Causing Investors Pain
The one-month implied volatility of the U.S. dollar relative to the yuan now trades at a premium to that of the one-year contract, a shift that’s occurred amid the greenback’s 3 percent advance versus the Chinese currency over the past two weeks. [more...]
Bloomberg: Pound Pundits Say Holding Breath for the EU Summit Is Futile
This week’s European Union summit looks set to be another missed opportunity for pound bulls. The meeting of European heads of state this Thursday and Friday has been flagged for weeks by pound watchers as a key moment for the currency. [more...]
Bloomberg: Emerging Markets on ‘Tenterhooks’ as Chinese Selloff Deepens
The rout in emerging markets deepened as investors sifted through the latest remarks from the Trump administration on protectionist measures, with both currencies and stocks on pace for their worst quarter since September 2015. [more...]
Bloomberg: Indian Rupee Falls to a Record Low Against the Dollar
The Indian rupee slumped to an all-time low as a resurgence in crude prices and the emerging-market selloff took a toll on the currency of the world’s third-biggest oil consumer. [more...]
Bloomberg: Loonie Forecasters Still Buying Theory Trade Turmoil Will Pass
Count foreign exchange analysts among those betting global trade ructions will blow over, at least for the loonie. The Canadian dollar is hovering near a one-year low against its U.S. counterpart as President Donald Trump’s tariff adventures and concerns over Nafta’s potential unraveling cut the odds for interest-rate increases in Canada.  [more...]
Reuters: Asian shares flirt with nine-month low on mounting trade war fears
Asian stocks slumped to nine-month lows on Thursday as investors worried that the Trump administration’s approach to trade is harming global economic growth - even as the White House approach to Chinese investment in U.S. technology companies appeared to be softening. [more...]
Reuters: Automakers warn U.S. tariffs will cost hundreds of thousands of jobs, hike prices
Two major auto trade groups on Wednesday warned the Trump administration that imposing up to 25 percent tariffs on imported vehicles would cost hundreds of thousands of auto jobs, dramatically hike prices on vehicles and threaten industry spending on self-driving cars. [more...]
CNBC: What to expect from a Trump-Putin summit
Expectations about a summit between the leaders of Washington and Moscow are increasing, but just what subjects could be on the table remains a matter of speculation. [more...]
CNBC: Escalating trade threats are deepening the chill felt by Chinese dealmakers seeking US takeovers
The rapidly deteriorating trade and investment relationship between Washington and Beijing is sending a further chill through Chinese deal makers who have already seen the number of Chinese acquisitions of American assets take a big hit. [more...]
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