Thursday, March 22, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Bonds Rally as Trade Tensions Rise: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump to Announce $50 Billion in China Tariffs, Sources Say

[CNBC] US vows to defend farmers from possible China trade action against soybeans

[Reuters] China blames U.S. for staggering trade surplus as tariffs loom

[Bloomberg] Congress Rushes Toward Spending Vote to Prevent Shutdown

[CNBC] Congress just released its massive spending bill: Here's what's in it

[Bloomberg] Americans' Economic Expectations Match Highest Level Since 2002

[CNBC] Rents are rising at the fastest pace in almost two years

[Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Raises Borrowing Costs After Fed Hikes

[Bloomberg] Cracks Are Starting to Appear in the Global Economy's Momentum

[Reuters] Chinese paper says China should prepare for military action over Taiwan

[NYT] Trump Plans to Slap Stiff Tariffs and Investment Restrictions on China

[WSJ] U.S. to Apply Tariffs on Up to $50 Billion of Chinese Imports

[WSJ] U.S., China Sharpen Trade Swords

[WSJ] Biggest Three Banks Gobble Up $2.4 Trillion in New Deposits Since Crisis

[WSJ] Sorry, But The Fed Will Be Safe Not Sorry

[FT] Fed chair Powell sets tone with first policymaking meeting

[FT] Jay Powell fails to sway investors following the ‘dot plot’

[FT] Fed’s rate signals belie benign financial conditions

[FT] Triple B risks lurking in the US credit market

[FT] IMF warns of mounting debt crisis risk in poor countries