Top Economic News

 

China might have 5 to 8 trillion in hidden debt.
Trade spat is costing 3rd qtr. GDP.
Are people giving up on the US and China settling their trade dispute?
Is the fiscally turbo charged US growth coming to an end.
US Secretary of State is in Saudi Arabia.
​The Permian oil boom is being limited by infrastructure.
Investors are turning bearish on global growth.
Iranian security forces were kidnapped on the border with Pakistan.
Up to 3k Honduran migrants are on the march to the US.

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Al Arabia oped warns of economic disaster if US imposes sanctions.
Brexit talks stuck again.
China said it has the tools to counter a trade war.
State elections not going so well for Merkel.
Sears said to file for bankruptcy protection today.
The world's biggest uranium producer is floating an IPO.
North and South Korea agree to reconnect rail lines and roads.
Venezuela's meltdown is creating a nation of desperate capitalists?
Los Angeles weighs bringing its wall street cash home.
Thousand line up for zero down payment subprime mortgages.
Germany is pushing for battery cell production in Europe.
 

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China September exports surge.
New evidence of hacked supermicro hardware.
The IMF says the Yuan is fairly valued.
Five eyes intelligence alliance builds.
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin said if China wants to sell US treasury holdings, there are plenty of buyers.
China cracks open the door to its domestic bond market.
Indonesia warns world finance leaders "winter is coming."
The IEA said world oil markets are adequately supplied.
​UK's Hammond hails change of gear in Brexit negotiations.
Russia presses the EU to break with the US and help rebuild Syria.

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More hedge funds will close shop if this keeps up.
Is commercial real estate moving back toward better valuations?
Metal tariffs haven't cost any job loss.
Saudi Arabia and Libya will add oil to the global market to make up for Iran.
German growth revised lower.
China says it has no intention of interfering in US politics.
China's auto association has asked the government to cut auto taxes in half.
Nasa says a Soyuz rocket had to make an emergency landing after a booster failure.

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Powell bets too good to be true economy isn't.
Is the bond/equity link broken.
China about to sell more dollar bonds.
Mnuchin warns China against weakening the Renminbi.
Chinese finance minister is optimistic on a trade breakthrough.
Big oil should fear Amazon's battery play.
Musk has 143 days before big bills start coming due.
Sears arranges financing for potential bankruptcy.
The IMF issues a new warning to cut exposure to US stocks.

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What some expect from the payroll number.
Will US growth dip or will the rest of the world catch up?
The big hack part 2.
Lockheed's F-35 has a Turkey problem.
Nafta's China clause.
The Pentagon sees a growing risk from China to the US defense industry.
Leveling the playing field for American workers.
India signs a S-400 anti aircraft missile deal with Russia.
India's central bank leaves rates unchanged.

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Chicago Fed President Evans (alternate-voter) sees a hike and December and two more to follow.
Richmond Fed President Barkin (voter) said the economy feels like it has tailwinds not headwinds.  Does not comment on rate hikes.
PHilly Fed President Harker (non-voter) said he could support a rate hike in December and a neutral rate around 3%.
Auto makers stuck in the mud.
Italy turning to negotiation on budget deficit.
Predicting when top central banks will raise rates.
Trade wars are not good for energy security.
BMW said a proposal by the German government for retro-fitting diesel cars does not make sense.
Marathon Oil launced the sale of its British North Sea oil and gas fields.​

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US strengthens negotiation position against China  by striking the USMCA trade dea and talks with Japan.
Chinese navy drives US warship from South China sea reef.
France freezes Iranian assets after attempted terror attack.
Europe has the most to lose from Russia expanding their wheat empire.
Italy accuses the EU of creating terrorism in the markets because of Italy's proposed budget.
Greece prepares to submit its 2019 budget.
Amazon sites should be added to the notorius markets list.
The US continues to gush Permian basin oil.

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The US and Canada reached a deal on trade.
Two thirds of US business economists see recession by end of 2020.
China's manufacturing slows in September.
The UK government is attacking the EU over Brexit.
Will the EU be able to protect its growth from Iran sanctions?
California signs tough net-neutrality bill.
Higher interest rates will be a headwind for housing.

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Nations tightening takeover rules.
Tax reform 2.0 coming up for a vote.
Italians attempt to run a 2.4% budget deficit.
Elon Musk sued by the SEC.
Musk picked weed linked price to impress girlfriend.
Iran accuses Saudi Arabia and the UAE of funding the attack on the military parade in Iran last Saturday.
Iran warns the US that its regional bases would not be secure if it does anything wrong.
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