Thursday, April 27, 2017

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Trim Monthly Gain Before GDP; Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rebounds from one-month low on hopes for output cut extension

[Bloomberg] U.S. Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in Three Years

[Bloomberg] Compensation in U.S. Rises at Fastest Pace Since End of 2007

[Reuters] Exclusive: 'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown,' Trump says

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Tax Plan Hits Its First Land Mine: Blue-State Republicans

[Bloomberg] Bond Vigilantes Lie In Wait for Trump's Debt-Swelling Tax Plan

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Inflation Picks Up as ECB Takes Baby Step Toward Exit

[Bloomberg] Euro Area's Inflation Surge Won't Help Draghi Hold the ECB Line

[Bloomberg] China Crackdown to Be Intensified After Xi Meeting, Nomura Says

[Bloomberg] Japan Data Deluge Points to Economic Growth, Weak Inflation

[Bloomberg] China's Enrichment Spawns Mature Problem -- Middle Class Angst

[Bloomberg] Brazilian Labor Unions Stage Nationwide Strike Against Temer’s Agenda

[Politico] The new reality on health care: Some Republicans don't want Obamacare repealed

[WSJ] Rent or Buy? More Young People Are Choosing Homeownership

[Reuters] Exclusive: Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

[WSJ] On Foreign Policy, Trump’s Tone Signals New Approach

[WSJ] Trump Challenges North Korea in High-Stakes Game of Risk

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Mixed on Earnings; Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] How China's Capital Controls Make Bond Market Fragile

[Bloomberg] ETFs Are ‘Weapons of Mass Destruction,’ FPA Capital Managers Say

[NYT] Economists Fear Trump’s Tax Plan Only Heightens a ‘Mountain of Debt’

[FT] Vix ‘fear gauge’ closes at 3-year low

[WSJ] ‘Trump Trade’ Waned in First 100 Days