[Reuters] IMF pessimism + trade tensions = sickly stocks

[Reuters] China, HK stocks retreat as investors brace for tough quarter

[Reuters] Oil drops nearly 2 percent as China slowdown bites

[Reuters] Yuan’s drop aligns it with China’s cooling economy, easier policy

[Reuters] U.S. to formally seek extradition of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou: Globe And Mail

[Reuters] China’s growth slowed by service, farm sectors, despite construction rebound

[Bloomberg/Yahoo] China’s Xi Warns Party of ‘Serious Dangers’ as Risks Mount

[Reuters] IMF, CEOs sound warnings as leaders gather in Davos

[NYT] China’s Economy, by the Numbers, Is Worse Than It Looks

[WSJ] Senate to Weigh Trump’s Proposal to End Shutdown, With Passage Unlikely

[WSJ] Silicon Valley’s Unbridled Optimism Gets Fresh Reality Check

[FT] Algorithms are an easy scapegoat for volatile markets

[FT] Investors in debt-laden companies face messy workouts

[FT] Dovish Fed sparks EM bond sale rush in early 2019

[FT] Italian lenders increasingly cautious, quarterly ECB survey shows