Thursday, March 31, 2016

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Payrolls in U.S. Increased 215,000 in March as Wages Picked Up

[Bloomberg] WTI Crude Erases 2016 Gains as Saudis Say Freeze Hinges on Iran

[Bloomberg] Emerging Stocks Retreat After Strong Rally on Mixed China PMIs

[Bloomberg] China Top Underwriter Sees More Defaults as Bond Sales Jump 66%

[Bloomberg] Shanghai Jinlu Financial Advisors Halts Wealth Product Payments

[Reuters] China home prices extend gains in March - surveys

[Reuters] Japan March manufacturing activity contracts most in over three years: PMI

[FT] China hits back at rating agencies in wake of debt downgrades

[Bloomberg] Global Banks Said to Demand Dollar Guarantees on Brazil Loans

[Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Momentum Trade Blows Up With Losses Worst Since 2009

[FT] S&P 500’s record dividend run ends in first quarter

[Bloomberg] Manhattan Apartment Prices Top $2 Million While Condo Glut Looms

[Reuters] World's top banks in U.S. government cross-hairs over dealings with 1MDB

[Reuters] Italy's Renzi under pressure over influence peddling scandal

[Reuters] China steps up criticism of U.S. over possible air defence zone

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Sink With Oil as Dollar Extends Drop Before Payrolls

[Reuters] Market volatility pummels equity deals to lowest in seven years

[Bloomberg] World's Biggest Money Managers Can't Agree on Dollar's Direction

[Bloomberg] Valeant Sinks Deeper Into Junk as Moody's Lowers Rating

[Bloomberg] PBOC Hits Gas With One Foot, Brake With Other as Cities Diverge

[Bloomberg] Rajoy Struggles for Credibility as Spanish Deficit Misses Target

[Bloomberg] Indonesia Will Defend South China Sea Territory With F-16 Fighter Jets

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Dollar Slump Worsens, Treasuries Rise

[Bloomberg] Oil Trades Near 2-Week Low as Rising U.S. Stockpiles Expand Glut

[Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Best Quarterly Rally in 25 Years on Haven Demand

[Bloomberg] China Rating Outlook Cut at S&P on Risk of Slower Rebalancing

[Bloomberg] Meet the Haves and Have-Nots of U.S. Corporate Credit

[WSJ] Investors Pull Cash From Hedge Funds as Returns Lag Market

[Reuters] ECB could give 1,300 euros to bloc’s citizens, Nordea says

[Reuters] Spain registers bigger-than-expected deficit miss in 2015

[FT] What is the Petrobras scandal that is engulfing Brazil?

[Bloomberg] Mexico Risks Rating Downgrade on Pemex Woes, Moody's Says

[Bloomberg] PBOC's Zhou Outlines Plans to Promote IMF Currency Basket Use

[Reuters] China hits property policy jam as regional market gap widens

[Bloomberg] PBOC Discloses Currency Forward Positions Amid Intervention Bets

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Retail Sales Plunge the Most in 17 Years

[Reuters] China says Japan base shows its hypocrisy on South China Sea