Thursday, April 6, 2017

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar, Stocks Fluctuate Amid Jobs, Syria Tension: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Payroll Gains Slow While U.S. Jobless Rate at Lowest Since 2007

[Reuters] Gold hits 5-mth peak after Trump launches missile strike on Syria

[Reuters] Nikkei hits 4-mth low as US strike on Syria hurts risk sentiment

[Bloomberg] Second Junk-Rating Blow Sends South African Assets Tumbling

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Is Making It Harder to Buy a Car

[Bloomberg] Here's What Trump's Syria Strike Just Did to Financial Markets

[CNBC] Kremlin says Syria strikes do significant damage to US-Russia ties

[Reuters] Escalating U.S. role in Syria, Trump orders strikes on Assad airbase

[Bloomberg] Traders Are Worried About China Local Government Debt Again

[Reuters] Currency 'misalignment' gains stature in Trump trade plans - official

[WSJ] Are Traders Creating a Bizarre New Feedback Loop... Feedback Loop... Feedback Loop?

[WSJ] Trump Flashes Confidence as China Summit Begins

[WSJ] Tech’s High-Stakes Arms Race: Costly Data Centers

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Trump orders military strikes against Assad airbase in Syria

[NBC] Defense Sec Mattis Briefs President Trump on Military Options in Syria

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set to Nudge Higher Before U.S. Jobs: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Up, Bonds Pare Drop as Caution Rises: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Riding Cohn Momentum, Senators Call for Glass-Steagall Return

[Bloomberg] Kashkari Slams Jamie Dimon's Complaints About Regulatory Burden

[Bloomberg] Watch These Assets for Clues on Trade Policy as Trump Meets Xi

[WSJ] Gary Cohn Backs Breaking Up Big Banks

[WSJ] Not a Dot-Com Bubble, Not 2007, but a Nasty Mix of Both

[FT]  Complacency and self-delusion: the most significant risk to markets — BIS economists

[Bloomberg] Trump says 'something should happen' with Assad as U.S. weighs military options

[Reuters] China fighter plane spotted on South China Sea island: think tank

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Pare Drop, Dollar Rises as Fed Effect Dims: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Jobless Claims Decline to a Five-Week Low of 234,000

[Bloomberg] Cohn Backs Wall Street Split of Lending, Investment Banks

[Reuters] Fed and Trump signals give stocks double trouble

[Bloomberg] Fed's Williams Sees Balance-Sheet Shrinking Taking Five Years

[Bloomberg] Stock Vulnerability Exposed During Biggest Reversal in 14 Months

[Bloomberg] China's Local Debt Nightmare Is Getting a Rerun After Rating Cut

[Reuters] China March services activity expands at weakest pace in six months: Caixin PMI

[Bloomberg] Draghi Struggles to Shut Down ECB Debate Weidmann Wants to Have

[Bloomberg] Draghi Draws Line Under ECB Rate Debate and Warns on Prices

[Bloomberg] German Factory Orders Recover as Economic Momentum Strong

[Bloomberg] India Unexpectedly Tightens, Flags Cash Tools to Curb Prices

[Reuters] Czech central bank scraps currency cap againt euro

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Xi Summit Tests His Promise to Win on Trade, North Korea

[Reuters] U.S., Japan, South Korea discuss North's latest threat before Trump-Xi summit

[WSJ] Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Tested by Syria, North Korea Crises

[WSJ] Global Markets Fall on Uncertainty Over U.S. Policy

[FT] The ECB’s upcoming repo market headache

[FT] ‘Shadow banks’ step into the spotlight