Thursday, April 18, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street closes slightly higher, industrials lead

[Reuters] Stock ETFs, corporate bonds, junk debt enjoy another week of inflows

[Reuters] Potential Fed nominee Cain says not withdrawing from consideration

[Reuters] Mortar bombs land on Tripoli suburb as two-week battle rages on

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Poor PMIs wipe week's gains off global shares

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales post biggest gain in one-and-a-half years in March

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims lowest since 1969; unemployment rolls shrink

[ShareCast] Eurozone PMI Data Disappoint

[Reuters] Fed may need to buy more bonds than before crisis to manage U.S. rates: official

[Reuters] Major automakers fear Trump 'grenade' - imposing U.S. auto tariffs

[Reuters] State media says new tactical weapons test overseen by North Korean leader

[Bloomberg] China's King of Debt Has a $35 Billion Fortune, Lots of Doubters

[Reuters] U.S. says China steps up campaign to influence Taiwan, including vote

[Bloomberg] Factory Slump Deals Euro-Area Economy Weak Second-Quarter Start

[Bloomberg] The World's Most Miserable Economy Has Seven-Figure Inflation

[WSJ] The Student-Debt Crisis Hits Hardest at Historically Black Colleges

[FT] Bondholders take on forex risk as hedging costs soar

[FT] CLO prices languish behind recovery in debt markets