Thursday, May 4, 2017

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate With Treasuries on Jobs Data: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil spill leaves commodities spinning, safe-havens shine

[Bloomberg] U.S. Job Gains Rebound; Unemployment Falls to Pre-Crisis Low

[Bloomberg] Chinese Shares Tumble as Oil Slump Exacerbates Drop on Crackdown

[Bloomberg] Decision Time for France as Polls Show Macron’s Lead Holding

[Bloomberg] Bad Week for Oil and Iron Ore Gets Worse, Spurring Contagion

[Bloomberg] China's Renewed Drive to Tame Its Debt Pile Starts to Bite

[Reuters] China's insurance regulator bans Anbang Life for three months

[Bloomberg] Senate Moves Obamacare Repeal to Slow Lane

[Bloomberg] OPEC Runs Out of Options as Bid to Boost Oil Price Fizzles

[WSJ] China’s War on Debt Causes Stocks to Drop, Bond Yields to Shoot Up and Defaults to Rise

[WSJ] Screws Tighten on Risky Chinese Insurance

[WSJ] Assessing the Impact of the House GOP Health Bill

[WSJ] The Great Productivity Slowdown

[FT] China commodities rout continues as iron ore, coking coal tumble

[Bloomberg] North Korea Accuses U.S. of Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong Un

[WSJ] U.S. Jet Fighters Flex Muscle Amid Russia Tensions

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] House Passes Obamacare Repeal in Razor-Thin GOP Victory

[CNBC] With House vote, Obamacare replacement heads to more skeptical Senate

[Reuters] Wall Street ends flat as health bill passes; energy slammed

[Bloomberg] Iron Ore Routed as ‘Center of Gravity’ Seen in Constant Decline

[Bloomberg] Oil's OPEC-Driven Gain Wiped Out as Shale Boom Offsets Cuts

[Reuters] Atlanta Fed trims U.S. second-quarter GDP growth view to 4.2 percent

[Reuters] Macron cements bid for French presidency after bitter TV debate