Thursday, April 11, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] The S&P 500 ends flat as investors await bank earnings

[CNBC] Shadow banking is now a $52 trillion industry, posing a big risk to the financial system

[AP] Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

[Politico] Kudlow: Fed may not hike interest rates 'in my lifetime'

[Reuters] White House's Kudlow says Jerome Powell can turn into good Fed chairman

[Reuters] Big turnout for India's giant election, where Modi has an edge

[Reuters] Germany halves 2019 economic growth forecast to 0.5 percent: Spiegel

[WSJ] Arab Spring Aftershocks Echo in North African Upheaval

[FT] Tett: Corporate America is failing to invest

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street flat as growth worries persist; banks gain ahead of earnings

[AP] World markets mixed on growth, Brexit doubts

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices post biggest rise in five months

[Reuters] U.S. labor market tightening; inflation pressures moderate

[Reuters] Pelosi says infrastructure bill should be $1 trillion-$2 trillion

[CNBC] China’s consumer inflation driven to 5-month high as pork prices rise

[Reuters] China producer inflation picks up for first time in 9 months, eases deflation worries

[Reuters] EU gives May till October for Brexit, seeking clarity

[Bloomberg] China's Property Market Is Feeling the Stimulus Effect

[Bloomberg] China Consumer Inflation Surge Seen as Unlikely to Shift PBOC

[Bloomberg] Kuroda Foe Says Japan Will Prove Modern Monetary Theory a Mistake

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Fed Pick Stephen Moore Says He Will Challenge ‘Growth Phobiacs’

[Reuters] N.Korea's Kim says must deliver 'blow' to those imposing sanctions: KCNA

[AP] China’s spreading influence in Eastern Europe worries West

[FT] IMF warns recent volatility spikes could be ‘tip of the iceberg’

[FT] Turkey’s foreign currency reserves fall by almost $2bn