Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Advance as Syria Stress Eases: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump Weighs Strike Options on Syria as Allies Rally Over Attack

[Reuters] Beijing says Xi speech wasn't a concession to US, it's ready to hit back at any escalation

[CNBC] Trump economic advisor Larry Kudlow: Tariffs might come before negotiations with China

[Bloomberg] China Says It Has a Detailed Plan to Hit Back at U.S. on Tariffs

[Reuters] Chinese ambassador warns U.S. not to drag Latam into trade dispute

[Bloomberg] China's New Crackdown on Regional Debt May Curb Bond Sales

[Bloomberg] ECB Pushed for Continued Stimulus While Fretting Over Trade

[Bloomberg] BlackRock ETF Flows Fall 46% as Volatility Hits Global Markets

[SCMP] Hong Kong Monetary Authority holds fire as currency slumps to red line for the first time

[Bloomberg] Erdogan Says Those Attempting to Wage ‘Economic Terror’ Will Pay

[Bloomberg] Struggling Asia Dollar Bonds Face Pressure From China Supply

[NYT] Missiles ‘Will Be Coming’ at Syria, Trump Says. Beyond That Lies Uncertainty.

[WSJ] U.S., Russia Trade Threats Over Syria Strikes

[FT] How a volatility virus infected Wall Street

[FT] IMF’s Lagarde warns China on Belt and Road debt

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set for Lower Start; Treasuries Climb: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed as Middle East Tension Upstages Fed: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Crude Hits Three-Year High as Global Tensions Rock Oil Markets

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Dollar Falls to Key Level for First Time Since 2005

[Bloomberg] Fed Leans Toward Faster Pace of Hikes as Trade War Poses Risk

[Reuters] Federal Reserve policymakers all saw strengthening economy, inflation: minutes

[CNBC] Fed: Investors taking market volatility 'in stride'

[Bloomberg] U.S. Budget Gap Hits $600 Billion in First Half of Fiscal Year

[Reuters] U.S. government posts $209 billion deficit in March

[Bloomberg] Once-Surging Crypto Stocks Face Delisting and the End of an Era

[Bloomberg] Aluminum Nears Highest Since 2012 as U.S. Rusal Sanctions Bite

[WSJ] Fed Minutes Signal Greater Confidence in Reaching 2% Inflation

[WSJ] The Fed’s Inflation Target Is Getting Close—Now What?

[FT] Fed minutes discuss possibility of steeper rate rises

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Trump Syria Tweets Shake Stocks, Boost Treasuries: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump Tells Russia to ‘Get Ready’ for Missiles Coming at Syria

[Bloomberg] Ruble Slumps to 16-Month Low After Trump’s Syria Warning

[MarketWatch] Gold advances sharply as Syrian tension sparks flight to safety

[Bloomberg] U.S. Core Inflation Accelerates as Drag From Phone Costs Fades

[Bloomberg] Fed Minutes to Hint at How Trade Spat Could Affect Outlook

[Bloomberg] House Speaker Paul Ryan Won't Seek Re-Election in Blow to GOP

[CNBC] Stocks haven’t seen this much volatility since the financial crisis

[Bloomberg] China’s Factory Inflation Slows as Consumer Price Gains Ease

[Bloomberg] Flood of Junk Issuance Raises Risks in China's Bond Market

[AP] As Russia warns against US strike, Trump threatens missiles

[CNN] Trump's perceived persecution fuels unrest

[Bloomberg] Lira Slide Becomes One-Way Bet as Traders Test Central Bank

[WSJ] Beijing’s Trade Straddle

[WSJ] White House Says Trump Has Power to Fire Mueller

[WSJ] U.S. Presses Allies to Back a Military Strike on Syria

[FT] Moscow urges calm as chill hits from new round of US sanctions