TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 01/07 – 01/13

Friday 01/11

Business Live – guardian

Starbucks will be next US brand to warn of China trouble after Apple, Goldman Sachs says – CNBC
Italy: Flirting with technical recession – ing

The downturn in Australia’s residential construction sector has gone from bad to much, much worse – businessinsider

This May Be the Year Japan’s Yen Finally Reclaims 100 Per Dollar – Bloomberg
China to set lower GDP growth target of 6-6.5 percent in 2019 – sources – Reuters
China welcomes foreign investment in auto industry: spokesperson – CHINADAILY
Peter Thiel-backed digital bank N26 is now Europe’s most valuable fintech – businessinsider

China’s Liu Said to Visit U.S. on Jan. 30 to 31 for Trade Talks – Bloomberg


Thursday 01/10

Business Live – guardian

China’s top trade official expected to visit U.S. for trade talks, Mnuchin says – Marketwatch
Dow and S&P 500 escape correction territory after 5-day stock-market surge – Marketwatch
Economists See U.S. Recession Risk Rising – wsj
Is Germany – and the eurozone – on the brink of recession? – telegraph
Macy’s stock plunges after profit and sales outlook slashed – Marketwatch

ECB minutes confirm driving manually (again) – ING
BlackRock to cut 3 percent of its workforce in coming weeks: memo – Reuters
Malaysia hits back at Nomura’s equity market downgrade – asianikkei

Russia Dumps $101 Billion From Dollar Reserves in Pivot to China – Bloomberg
Exclusive: VW, China spearhead $300 billion global drive to electrify cars – Reuters
Europe’s Economy Takes Another Hit From French Production – Bloomberg
At China port, tariff drop a salve for hard-hit traders of American cars – Reuters 
Thiel-Backed Fintech N26 Valued at $2.7 Billion to Take on U.S. – Bloomberg

Asian markets mixed as China inflation data offsets trade-talk hopes – Marketwatch
China’s rekindled deflation fears add to global growth concerns – bt
China: government will push for automobile stimulus on low PPI inflation – ing
China’s sluggish prices raise deflation fears – Marketwatch
Analysts see ‘several signs of modest progress’ in latest US-China trade talks – cnbc




Wednesday 01/09

Markets push higher as US-China trade talks wrap up – business live – guardian

Fed chatter confirms interest rates on hold until May at earliest – Marketwatch
Dow posts 4-day winning streak as Fed meeting minutes confirm patience on rate hikes – cnbc

One of the largest homebuilders said it can’t give a forecast because the market is so ‘uncertain’ – cnbc
Earnings 2019: Investors take sides in debate on profit growth this year – cnbc
2019 Returns May Live or Die on This Relief Rally: a Chart Guide – Bloomberg
China plans slightly larger 2019 fiscal deficit target of 2.8 percent – Bloomberg
Exports From World’s Second-Biggest Copper Mine Seen Sliding – Bloomberg
Fitch sends U.S. triple-A rating warning – Reuters
Beijing Trade Talks Conclude: China, US To Release “Message” Thursday – Zerohedge
U.S.-China trade talks conclude as hopes of a deal build – Reuters
China’s Car Sales Just Fell for First Time in Over 20 Years – Bloomberg
Sony to reconsider China production if tariffs rise – asianikkei
Carige could be nationalized-cabinet secretary – ANSA
Carige decree gives guarantees up to 3bn – ANSA
German exports drop, underlining slowdown fears – Marketwatch
Asian markets rally on optimism over U.S.-China trade talks – Marketwatch



Tuesday 01/08

German recession fears grow after industrial output shrinks – business live – guardian

Global growth to lose momentum in 2019: World Bank – Marketwatch
Fitch Ratings: Italian Credit Ratings’ Sovereign Links Vary by Sector – fitch
Chip Wars 2019: What Nvidia, AMD, Intel and Qualcomm Announced At CES – fortune
Barclays becomes latest on Wall Street to slash 2019 stock forecast on fear of an earnings slowdown – cnbc
Italy government support for Carige is temporary: PM – investing

China’s Smartphone Market Had a Truly Terrible 2018 – fortune

Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: JWN, PPG, UNP & more – cnbc

UK’s Brexit vote planned for January 15, no plans to delay EU exit – Reuters

Germany’s Industry Shock Raises Specter of Economic Recession – Bloomberg

China’s next stimulus step could be direct share purchases by its central bank – businessinsider
Samsung Q4 guidance shocks: profit 18% less than the market expected – cnbc
‘Big Short’ investor Steve Eisman just joined those sounding the alarm on rising corporate debt – businessinsider
Australia’s trade surplus narrows – businessinsider




Monday 01/07

Business Live – guardian

$1 trillion is leaving Britain because of Brexit – cnn
Goldman Sounds the China Alarm and Cuts Metals Outlook – Bloomberg
“The Rolling Bear Market Is Now Complete”: Most Bearish Analyst Turns Bullish… But There’s A Catch – Zerohedge

US Services Economy Plummets In December – Zerohedge
Wall Street Firms Plan New Exchange to Challenge NYSE, Nasdaq – wsj
Slowing Tech Cycle Will Hurt Asia’s Exporters, Goldman Says – Bloomberg
Euro zone investor morale hits new four-year low in January – Reuters
China’s gold reserves rise for 1st time in over two years in Dec – Reuters
Key Events In The Coming Extremely Busy Week: Trade, Fed, And Much More – Zerohedge
China’s FX Reserves Rose Again in December Amid Yuan Rally – Bloomberg
Trump is asking for a recession if ‘he doesn’t resolve China,’ strategist says – cnbc
BlackRock Heaps Praise on Gold’s Role as a Tough Year Opens – Bloomberg
Yuan Shrugs Off Policy Easing to Head for Biggest Gain in Month – Bloomberg
Industrial orders fall in latest – Reuters
Chart of the Day: Major Banks’ Reserve Requirement to Drop to 11-Year Low – CAIXINGLOBAL
Will Today’s Trade Talks Be Successful: Here Are The Seven Things To Watch – Zerohedge
US-China trade war: Beijing says both sides have expressed a desire to hammer out a deal – cnbc
China Has a Dangerous Dollar Debt Addiction – Bloomberg