Friday, April 29, 2016

Friday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Commodities Overtake Stocks, Bonds With Best Rally Since 2010

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Sink Amid Earnings Reports, Consumer Spending Data

[Bloomberg] Dollar's Retreat Spurs Biggest Commodity Gains Since 2010: Chart

[Bloomberg] U.S. Puts China, Japan on New Watch List for Unfair FX Practices

[Bloomberg] Chipmaker Rout Worsens as Peak Smartphone Fears Punish Suppliers

[Bloomberg] Russia Backs China's Challenges to U.S. Over Asian Flashpoints

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Slump Upends Stocks, Boosts Metals as Treasuries Weaken

[Reuters] Yen's best week since 2008 crisis hits stocks and dollar

[Bloomberg] Dollar in Longest Slump in 2 Years on Signs of Economic Slowing

[Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Raises Yuan Fixing by Most Since July 2005

[Bloomberg] Emerging-Market Shares Fall as U.S. GDP Worsens Global Outlook

[Bloomberg] Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Declined to Seven-Month Low in April

[Reuters] U.S. inflation retreats on soft consumer spending

[NYT] Washington Still Haggling as Puerto Rico Debt Deadline Looms

[WSJ] China’s Banks Face Bad-Loan Pinch

[Reuters] China's banks cut bad debt buffer as profits flatline

[Reuters] Exclusive-China securities regulator orders major commodities exchanges to control futures speculation-sources

[Reuters] Chinese banks’ stealth clean-up fools nobody

[Bloomberg] Brazil Has Worst-Ever First-Quarter Budget Gap as Crisis Deepens

[Bloomberg] Chevron Swings to Loss as Rout Bites Into Oil Majors' Gains

[Bloomberg] Draghi Challenge Highlighted as Inflation Rate Back Below Zero

[WSJ] Portugal’s Financial Independence Hangs by a Thread

[NYT] Why Is Productivity So Weak? Three Theories

[Bloomberg] China Denies U.S. Carrier Hong Kong Visit Amid Maritime Tension