Thursday, April 13, 2017

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Yen Gains as Geopolitical Angst Grows: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales, inflation data highlight weak first quarter growth

[Bloomberg] Consumer Prices in U.S. Fall 0.3%, First Decline in a Year

[Bloomberg] Retail Sales in U.S. Declined for a Second Month in March

[Reuters] Trump and Yellen may not be an odd couple after all

[Reuters] China's shadow banking rebounds in March, household loans surge despite curbs

[Reuters] Macron - Banking whizz-kid is anti-establishment presidential favourite

[Bloomberg] Turkey Central Bank's Net Reserves Drop Below $30 Billion: Chart

[Bloomberg] China Warns of War Risk as Trump Rattles Saber at North Korea

[CNBC] U.S. may launch strike if North Korea reaches for nuclear trigger

[Bloomberg] North Korean Official: Situation in a 'Vicious Cycle'

[Bloomberg] Russia Says Evidence Growing Syria Chemical Attack Was Staged

[NYT] North Korea Says Nuclear War Could Break Out ‘At Any Moment’

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Decline Amid Mounting Geopolitical Unease: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Loan growth stalls despite profit, trading gains at some big banks

[CNBC] Homes this spring are selling faster than ever

[WSJ] Loan Growth Slowdown Hurts Some Banks More than Others

[WSJ] China’s Gamble: How a Crusade to Prop Up the Yuan Imperils Other Pressing Mandates

[FT] Rise of private debt creates fears of a bubble

[Bloomberg, Lake] Trump Said No to Troops in Syria. His Aides Aren't So Sure.