Sunday, April 30, 2017

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Advance as Treasuries Fall With Gold: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Consumer Spending in U.S. Stalls in March

[Bloomberg] Congress Inks Spending Deal That Jettisons Trump Priorities

[Reuters] U.S. congressional talks yield deal to fund government through September: source

[Reuters] China leverage rising at 'alarming pace': central bank official

[Bloomberg] ETF Issuers Rush to Capitalize on Trump

[Reuters] U.S. small business borrowing stalls in March

[CNBC] Former Fed Chair Bernanke thinks 3% growth 'possible but probably not that likely'

[Bloomberg] Fed's Cut in Huge Bond Holdings May Be Messier Than Yellen Hopes

[Bloomberg] Home Capital’s Next Hitch: Keeping Cash Crunch Under Control

[Reuters] Japan final April PMI shows manufacturing activity accelerating, export orders solid

[Reuters] Italy's Renzi regains party leadership with big primary win

[Reuters] Defiant North Korea hints at nuclear tests to boost force 'to the maximum'

[Reuters] Asian nations pulled into China's orbit as Trump puts America first

[NYT] Anbang, Chinese Company With Global Reach, Faces New Scrutiny

[WSJ] China Looks to Export Auto Overcapacity on Slow-Growth World

[WSJ] Hackers Ran Through Holes in Swift’s Network

[FT] Fed edges gingerly towards talk of shrinking its balance sheet

[FT] Australia record home sale highlights bubble risks

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Advance, Yen Erases Gain on Congress Deal: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Looks at Sanctions, Military Action to Counter North Korea

[Reuters] Trump could target 'carried interest' tax loophole: official

[CNBC] David Stockman: Trump’s tax plan is ‘dead on arrival’ and Wall St. is ‘delusional' for believing it

[WSJ] Fed Officials Expected to Keep Rates Steady

[WSJ] Trump Pushing for Vote on Health Bill, but Stumbling Blocks Remain

[NYT] On Trade, a Politically Feisty Trump Risks Economic Damage

[NYT] As China’s Investors Rush In, Hong Kong Shares Take a Wild Ride

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] China April manufacturing growth slows faster than expected

[Bloomberg] Unraveling Home Capital Has Ex-Investor Mulling Contagion Odds

[Bloomberg] EU Throws Down Brexit Gauntlet to U.K. as Talks Edge Closer

[Bloomberg] Turkey Threatens Further Strikes on U.S.-allied Syrian Kurds

[FT] EU calls Theresa May’s Brexit stance ‘completely unreal’