Thursday, April 5, 2018

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] Trump asks US trade representative to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on Chinese products

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Tumble as Trump Signals More China Tariffs

[Bloomberg] Stocks to Drop, Yen Rises on New Trump China Move: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Stocks Rise a Third Day as Trump Team Eases Stance: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Bond Bears Renewing Attack on 3% May Find Ammo in Jobs Report

[Bloomberg] China's State Media Warns of Pain for Trump in Trade Battle

[Global Times] Trade counterstrikes give US painful lessons to learn

[CNBC] China's $1.2 trillion weapon that could be used in a trade war with the US

[Bloomberg] EU, Japan Join U.S. WTO Complaint Over China Tech: Trade Update

[Bloomberg] Share of U.S. Small Businesses Raising Pay Hits 17-Year High

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Bostic Sees Inflation Hitting the Central Bank’s Goal in the Next Quarter or Two

[CNBC] Home buying market so brutal, some home buyers make offer sight unseen

[CNBC] Bill Ackman's hedge fund empire crumbles in less than 3 years from public wrong-way bets on Herbalife, Chipotle

[NYT] Why China Is Confident It Can Beat Trump in a Trade War

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Rebound as Trade Fears Recede; Bonds Slide: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Trade Gap Widens for Sixth Month Ahead of Trump Tariffs

[Bloomberg] China's Rapid Response to Tariffs Raises Treasuries Risk, for Some

[CNBC] Fear of 'disastrous situation' in farm economy as China targets huge US soybean business

[Reuters] China says it never backs down in the face of threats after trade salvos with U.S.

[Reuters] China, holding Treasuries, keeps 'nuclear option' in U.S. trade war

[CNBC] JP Morgan's Dimon says the market may be underestimating the chance that Fed will have to act more quickly

[Bloomberg] A Wild Ride Is the New Normal for U.S. Stocks

[Bloomberg] Libor Is Hurting Japan's Appetite for Foreign Assets

[Bloomberg] Rate Hike in Japan Is Likely Within a Year: Former BOJ Executive

[WSJ] The Big Risk of a Trade War: Inflation

[WSJ] Tariff Showdown Shifts to Intense Negotiation Period

[WSJ] Rising Interest Rates Squeeze Homeowners’ Budgets

[FT] Mixed message from White House on China trade thaw

[FT] The looming US-China trade war