Thursday, April 4, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow advance with trade talks in focus

[Reuters] Trump says China trade talks going well, will only accept 'great' deal

[CNBC] Trump is reportedly set to nominate Herman Cain to the Fed

[Reuters] U.S. income inequality a 'national emergency': billionaire Ray Dalio

[CNBC] Home prices hit a new record, as higher-end listings dominate this spring’s market

[Reuters] Fed's Mester sees scope for U.S. rates to move 'a bit higher'

[FT] Tett: Weird things keep happening in the markets

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks stall on trade jitters, German economy angst

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims lowest since 1969

[Reuters] Japan policymakers shun 'Modern Monetary Theory' as dangerous

[AP] German economy forecast to slow sharply

[Bloomberg] There's Hated Stocks, Then There's Really Hated Stocks. And They're Killing It

[Bloomberg] Trump's Bet on China's Mythical Reformers Risks Another Letdown

[Bloomberg] China Preps More Stimulus Measures to Aid Consumption Recovery

[Bloomberg] Risky Company Debt Is Getting Riskier

[Bloomberg] Dimon Sees Recent Volatility as Harbinger of Things to Come

[Bloomberg] Pettis: Don’t Breathe Easy About China Yet

[Bloomberg] Bankruptcy Run in Wealthy China Province Spooks Creditors

[Reuters] Venezuelan deputy minister says more Russian troops could arrive: Interfax

[WSJ] U.S.-China Trade Talks in ‘End Game’ but No Final Deal Yet, Chamber Leader Says

[WSJ] Irrational Exuberance Endangers China’s Nasdaq

[FT] Has the yield curve predicted the next US downturn?

[FT] Draghi’s ECB tackles negatives of contentious interest rate policy

[FT] China state banks pull back from risky overseas projects

[FT] Hedge funds take profits from doom-laden bond market