Friday, March 2, 2018

Friday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate, Bonds Fall as Tariffs Set Tone: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Car Loan Rates Rise to Highest in Eight Years

[Reuters] NAFTA talks soured, hamstrung by Trump steel trade war threats

[Bloomberg] The Yen Emerges as the Currency-Market Winner From Trade Tensions

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Feel Episodic Volatility: ‘You’re Going to Get Hurt’

[Reuters] Italy's 5-Star rallies voters as center-right frets

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Plunge on `Trade War' Talk; Gold Advances: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump Says Trade Wars Are ‘Good, and Easy to Win’

[Bloomberg] Here’s How Trump Could Really Hurt China on Trade

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Tariffs Throw a Wrench in the Global Trading System

[CNBC] Trump's tariffs may anger China and here's how it may retaliate

[CNBC] Europe on Trump tariffs: We will 'react firmly and commensurately to defend our interests'

[Bloomberg] Bank of Japan Will Think About Stimulus Exit Around 2019: Kuroda

[Bloomberg] BOJ's Kuroda Joins Queue of Central Banks Looking Toward Exit

[Reuters] BOJ can communicate exit strategy to markets when right time comes: Kuroda

[Bloomberg] BOE’s Carney Calls for Rules to End Cryptocurrency Anarchy

[Reuters] China warns Taiwan playing with fire over U.S. bill

[FT] What you need to know about the Trump steel tariffs

[FT] China’s super-rich lose political clout

[FT] Italy’s post-poll future will gnaw at the EU core

[WSJ] How the Market Might React to Italy’s Election