Monday, April 24, 2017

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Earnings Lift U.S. Stocks, Trade Jolts Currencies: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump’s 15% Corporate Tax Push Sets Stage for Clash With Ryan

[Bloomberg] Trump Slaps Duty on Canada Lumber, Intensifying Trade Fight

[Bloomberg] The Trump Trade Is at a Moment of Truth as the President’s Tax Proposal Looms

[Bloomberg] Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Accelerate for a Fifth Month

[Bloomberg] World’s Biggest Stock Markets Haven’t Been This Split Since 2008

[Reuters] China reviews changes to securities law to fight illegal activity: Xinhua

[WSJ] Trump Willing to Hold Off on Border-Wall Funding

[WSJ] The U.S. Makes It Easy for Parents to Get College Loans—Repaying Them Is Another Story

[Bloomberg] ECB Meeting Comes at a Precarious Time for Markets

[FT] It is time for the ECB to work out an elegant exit from QE

[FT] How Marine Le Pen can steer a narrow path to victory in France

[Reuters] U.S. submarine makes South Korea port call, North remains defiant

[Bloomberg] U.S., North Korea Flex Military Muscles as Tensions Simmer

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set to Extend Global Rally; Yen Steady: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Equity markets, euro rally in wake of French election

[WSJ] Trump Wants Tax Plan to Cut Corporate Rate to 15%

[Reuters] Trump pushes Democrats on border wall as government shutdown looms

[CNBC, Olick] Spring housing: 'Strongest seller's market ever'

[Bloomberg] Retailers Are Going Bankrupt at a Record Pace

[Bloomberg] Fed Model Says `Neutral' Interest Rate Dips Back to Zero: Chart

[Bloomberg] Banks Are Backing Out of $1.7 Trillion in Chinese Investments

[Bloomberg] China's Hidden Debt Stirs Investor Angst as Local Defaults Rise

[Bloomberg] Canadian Housing Optimism Hits Record Amid Curbs on Toronto

[WSJ] Will Emmanuel Macron Be Able to Run France If He Wins the Presidency?

[Reuters] Trump: Time to remove 'blindfolds'; U.N. must ready new North Korea sanctions