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Oct 14, 2019 - 05:10:39 PDT

US Stock Futures Fall on Report China Wants More Talks Before Trade Deal

U.S. stock index futures turned lower after China said it needed to have further discussions before it would sign off on the so-called phase one trade deal President Trump touted on Friday.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 05:06:54 PDT

China, Facing Slowdown, Still Unlikely to Push for More Stimulus: WSJ

China’s economy keeps flashing warning signs that it is losing steam—but, unlike past episodes, Beijing isn’t likely to stoke the fires to boost growth.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 05:04:03 PDT

Is Fed’s Bill-Buying Spree QE? Does It Matter?: El-Erian

After Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell stressed last week that the bank’s plan to buy Treasury bills was in no way quantitative easing, and several of his colleagues followed his lead, economists and market participants began to debate what QE truly means.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 05:02:01 PDT

Trump’s China Handshake Fails to Lift Economic Gloom

The pledges China and the U.S. made to keep prospects alive for a comprehensive trade deal did little to alter the deteriorating growth outlooks for both countries because they were sealed...

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Oct 14, 2019 - 04:57:21 PDT

What the Heck is Happening in the Cayman Islands?

The BIS notes. Yet again, those offshore financial centers feature: almost 20% of banks’ cross-border dollar funding is now supplied by entities based in the Cayman Islands...

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Oct 14, 2019 - 04:54:54 PDT

Russia Exploring Ways to Replace Dollar with Euro, Roubles in Transactions

Russian Economy Minister Maxim Oreshkin said the country is considering alternatives to the US dollar for energy transactions and is exploring currency settlements in euros and roubles for energy exports to minimize US exposure.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 04:49:58 PDT

ECB's Holzmann Calls Current Monetary Policy 'Wrong'

New Austrian National Bank Governor Robert Holzmann sharply criticized the European Central Bank’s ultra-easy monetary policy in an interview on Sunday and said he hoped for a new course under incoming chief Christine Lagarde.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 04:47:24 PDT

QE on the QT? Fed Says No, Economists Say Maybe So

The U.S. Federal Reserve’s quick pivot from shrinking its balance sheet by around $50 billion per month to now expanding by $60 billion monthly, has shown both the difficulty the Fed has faced under a shifting political environment...

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Oct 14, 2019 - 04:44:49 PDT

QE, or Not QE? Impact of Fed Bond Buying Will Depend on Treasury

The Federal Reserve insists its planned hoovering-up of Treasury securities is a “technical” measure that isn’t quantitative easing and won’t meaningfully impact the economy. But that may depend on how the Treasury Department responds to the central bank’s plan.

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Oct 14, 2019 - 04:03:01 PDT

Control: NorthmanTrader

Let’s keep it simple shall we: 2019 remains a battle for control. The forces of intervention want to “extend the business cycle” as Jerome Powell likes to frame it by any means necessary and, as I outlined yesterday (Beginning of the End), they are throwing the kitchen sink at it.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 13:23:11 PDT

Gold Traders’ Report - October11, 2019

Gold Softens Further on Optimism in Both Us-China Trade and Brexit...

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Oct 11, 2019 - 11:59:02 PDT

China's Hidden Capital Flight Surges to Record High in 2019

China's hidden capital flight surged to a record high in the first half of this year, suggesting that residents wanting to move money abroad are using unrecorded transactions to evade tight capital controls.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 11:55:18 PDT

Digital Assets Subject to Money Laundering, Disclosure Laws

Three U.S. financial regulators on Friday issued a warning to firms with registered digital assets that they have an obligation to follow securities laws prohibiting money laundering and requiring disclosure of suspicious activity.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 11:45:23 PDT

The Fed's $4 Trillion Experiment Is Growing

You don't want to have funding shocks add to the worsening outlook. We don't need this problem on top of our other problems."

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Oct 11, 2019 - 11:32:11 PDT

Wall Street Rush to Safety Is Biggest Since Lehman Brothers Collapse

Over the past six months, money market funds attracted $322 billion of inflows, the largest flight to safe assets since the second half of 2008.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 11:16:52 PDT

Can Monetary Or Fiscal Stimulus Turnaround The Next Recession?

(Spoiler Alert: No...)

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Oct 11, 2019 - 10:44:42 PDT

U.S., China Reached Partial Deal, Could Set Up Trade Truce: Bloomberg

The U.S. and China reached a partial agreement Friday that would broker a truce in the trade war and lay the groundwork for a broader deal that Presidents Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could sign later this year...

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Oct 11, 2019 - 10:20:48 PDT

Powell Lied: Quantitative Easing Is Back: Lacalle

The Fed, through its president Jerome Powell, has indicated that it is preparing to increase its balance “organically”. The effort to separate this latest monetary policy change of course from a full-blown new QE (quantitative easing) is, at the very least, amusing. If we look at what is being discussed, it has nothing to do with organic expansion and looks a lot like a new repurchase program.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 10:19:04 PDT

The Hidden Costs of a Universal Basic Income: Mises

The universal basic income (UBI) is gaining popularity as the alternative to the current welfare system. The idea is to give each citizen the same amount of money, no matter if he or she works or not.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 10:15:51 PDT

Profits Expected to Fall as Earnings Season Kicks off in the Week Ahead

When the third-quarter earnings season kicks off in the coming week, it is likely to expose the trade war's impact on corporate bottom lines.

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