Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. gains as small-cap Russell 2000 hits record

[CNBC] 10-year Treasury note yield hits 3.1%, highest since 2011

[Reuters] Italy's 5-star, League finish policy programme, pass to leaders

[Reuters] China denounces trade unilateralism, defends free trade

[Investing.com/Bloomberg] Harvard's Reinhart Says Emerging Markets Worse Than '08 Crisis

[BloombergQ] Incoming New York Fed Chief on Yield Curve, Inflation: Excerpts

[BloombergQ] Wages Are Poised to Increase at a Faster Rate

[CNBC] Trump says 'we'll have to see' if summit with Kim Jong Un is still happening

[CNBC] Netanyahu and Erdogan trade insults on Twitter over Gaza violence

[Reuters] Putin, Erdogan express 'serious concern' over casualties in Gaza: Kremlin

[WSJ] Erdogan’s Plan to Drive Turkish Monetary Policy Sows Fear Among Investors

[FT] Italian bond sell-off worsens amid political tension

Wednesday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Euro Drops, Dollar Strengthens as Stocks Fluctuate: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Italy Bonds Fall as Populist Pact Throws Up Uncertainty

[Reuters] Euro slides below $1.18 on Italy debt concerns and dollar jump

[BloombergQ] U.S. Housing Starts Fall on Retreat in Apartment Building

[Reuters] White House on NAFTA: 'We still want to see something happen'

[Reuters] Italian markets jolted by 5-Star, League coalition proposals

[BloombergQ] U.S. Could `Fatally Undermine' the WTO, China's Ambassador Says

[BloombergQ] Japan’s Two-Year Growth Streak Snapped as Economy Contracts

[CNBC] North Korea says it may blow off Trump meeting, and 'sinister' US won't make it give up nukes

[BloombergQ] Emerging Markets Face Their Moment of Truth

[BloombergQ] Something Is Rotten at the Heart of the Euro

[BloombergQ] President Erdogan Throws Gasoline Onto a Raging Fire

[Reuters] Mexican leftist frontrunner extends lead for presidency: poll

[BloombergQ] U.S. Navy Takes Aim at Russia With a New Fleet

[WSJ] Trump’s Goal for Nafta Rewrite Looks Unattainable in 2018

[WSJ] Why the Credit-Card Boom May Have Just Peaked

[FT] Investors lose their appetite for Turkey after Erdogan lunch