Friday, April 14, 2017

Friday Evening Links

[Reuters] French presidential race tightens further as vote looms

[Bloomberg] U.S. Urges China to Open Trade After Sparing It Manipulator Tag

[NBC] Panetta: Trump Is Risking Nuclear War With North Korea

[WSJ] Confidence Is High but Economic Gains Are Elusive

[WSJ] For Inflation, It’s All About Oil

[WSJ] Chinese Aluminum Giant Faces Credit Crunch

[FT] Beijing warns a ‘storm is about to break’ as tensions mount over N Korea

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’