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Bloomberg: Stocks Recover After Trade List Angst; Yen Falls: Markets Wrap
Asian stocks rose Thursday after a bruising selloff the previous day, despite lingering concerns around the U.S. and Chinese trade war that show little sign of abating. The yen declined and crude oil steadied after its biggest plunge in two years. [more...]
Bloomberg: Trade War Kills Currency Volatility, Leaves Analysts Flummoxed
While the U.S. and China have been exchanging blows over tariffs in recent weeks, swings in major developed-market currencies have remained muted, and opinion is divided about what might constitute a haven if tensions escalate.  [more...]
Bloomberg: Stocks Quants Are Reeling From the Worst Run in 8 Years
The dog days of summer have arrived for quants. Systematic traders who tie their fortunes to the ebbs and flows of stock markets are experiencing some of their worst returns in eight years relative to a key benchmark, according to one Wall Street estimate. [more...]
Bloomberg: China, U.S. Hint at Chance for Talks After Trump's Tariff Threat
Chinese and U.S. officials have raised the prospect of resuming talks over trade between the two nations after President Donald Trump ratcheted up the pressure by announcing a huge new round of potential tariffs. [more...]
Bloomberg: Mobius Says Trade War Is Just a Warm-Up Act for Financial Crisis
For Mark Mobius, there may be worse to come even after the U.S. fired new shots in its trade war with China: a further 10 percent drop in emerging-market stocks and a global financial crisis. [more...]
Reuters: Stocks, commodities recover after latest trade war jolt
Stocks and commodities recovered slightly on Thursday as markets tried to consolidate from the previous session’s steep losses when fears of an escalation in the U.S.-China trade war jolted investor sentiment. [more...]
Reuters: Goodbye inverted yield curve? Fed looks for alternative signals to guide policy
Federal Reserve officials are scouring new niches of the financial markets to find signals accurate enough to warn the central bank when it is time to stop hiking interest rates before they risk tipping the economy into a recession. [more...]
Reuters: China vows to hit back over U.S. proposal for fresh tariffs
China accused the United States of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese goods in a move that rattled global markets. [more...]

CNBC: 'The US is on track to lose this trade war,' economist Stephen Roach says
The U.S. and China are aged in the early innings of a trade war, and prominent economist Stephen Roach says it's the United States that's on track to lose. [more...]

CNBC: China slams 'US extortion tricks,' digs in heels as it vows to aid businesses hurt by tariffs
Even as Beijing vows more retaliation in the trade war against Washington, there are measures being taken by the communist government to help cushion the blow from earlier tariffs amid signs China is willing to dig in its heels further. [more...]

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