[Reuters] Stocks stall on trade jitters, German economy angst

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims lowest since 1969

[Reuters] Japan policymakers shun ‘Modern Monetary Theory’ as dangerous

[AP] German economy forecast to slow sharply

[Bloomberg] There’s Hated Stocks, Then There’s Really Hated Stocks. And They’re Killing It

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Bet on China’s Mythical Reformers Risks Another Letdown

[Bloomberg] China Preps More Stimulus Measures to Aid Consumption Recovery

[Bloomberg] Pettis: Don’t Breathe Easy About China Yet

[Bloomberg] Bankruptcy Run in Wealthy China Province Spooks Creditors

[Reuters] Venezuelan deputy minister says more Russian troops could arrive: Interfax

[WSJ] U.S.-China Trade Talks in ‘End Game’ but No Final Deal Yet, Chamber Leader Says

[WSJ] Irrational Exuberance Endangers China’s Nasdaq

[FT] Has the yield curve predicted the next US downturn?

[FT] Draghi’s ECB tackles negatives of contentious interest rate policy

[FT] China state banks pull back from risky overseas projects

[FT] Hedge funds take profits from doom-laden bond market