Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Tuesday Evening Links

[NYT] 2% Inflation Rate Target Is Questioned as Fed Policy Panel Prepares to Meet

[Reuters] Goldman sees $1 trillion lift in 2015 via U.S. stock buybacks, dividends

[Bloomberg] Americans’ Confidence Ebbs, Catching Up With Spending Slowdown

[NYT] Tsipras Signals Possible Greek Referendum on Credit Deal

[Dow Jones] Greece Remains 'Precarious,' Says Bundesbank's Weidmann

[Bloomberg] ECB Dominates Greece Saga as Dijsselbloem Rejects Tsipras Charge

[Bloomberg] Why You Should Pay Attention to China's New Monetary Policy Tool

[Bloomberg] The Oil Rally Looks Doomed, in Five Charts

[Reuters] Syria accuses Turkey of 'direct aggression' alongside militants

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s March Unemployment Rate Climbs in Blow to Rousseff

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Bundesbank head says euro state insolvency possible without system collapse

[CNN] Iran seizes commercial ship, U.S. forces respond

[Bloomberg] Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Increase at Faster Pace

[Bloomberg] China Said to Consider PBOC Lending Tool for Helping Local Debt

[WSJ] China Readies Fresh Easing to Tackle Specter of Debt

[Reuters] China MOF warns of slowing revenue, urges local govts to speed bond issuance

[Reuters] Tsipras presses for early Greek debt deal but flags referendum

[NYT, Irwin] The James Dean Movie That Explains the Greek Debt Negotiations

[Reuters] Ukraine says separatists step up attacks, Poroshenko warns of 'threat of war'

[Reuters] Japan retail sales fall most in 17 years, keep BOJ pressured

[Bloomberg] China’s Slowdown Puts Asian Central Banks in a Bind as Fed Looms

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Running in Place as Inflation Outpaces Rate Cuts

[Bloomberg] Fed Seen Delaying Liftoff to September to Push Down Unemployment

[Reuters] China 'extremely concerned' by ASEAN statement on disputed sea

[NPR] Report: To Aid Combat, Russia Wages Cyberwar Against Ukraine

[Medium] Russian-Backed Militants Have This City in Their Sights