Thursday, March 8, 2018

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Gain, Treasuries Fall After U.S. Jobs Data: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Added 313,000 Jobs in February; Wage Gains Cool to 2.6%

[Bloomberg] China Warns of ‘Strong’ Measures to Counter Trump Trade Tariffs

[Bloomberg] China Factory Inflation Eases as Consumer Prices Jump on Holiday

[Reuters] China to rely less on economic stimulus as it battles risks: central bank governor

[Bloomberg] BOJ Keeps Stimulus Unchanged Ahead of New Term for Kuroda

[Bloomberg] First China Local Default Could Come in 2018, Aberdeen Says

[Bloomberg] Bond Trading Tumbles in India as Banks Stare at $3 Billion Loss

[Bloomberg] Toys ‘R’ Us Is Prepping to Liquidate Its U.S. Operations

[Reuters] Trump says plans to meet North Korea's Kim after promise to give up nuclear weapons

[FT] China credit growth cools after January spike

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks, Bonds Rise as Trump Signs Off on Tariffs: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump Signs Tariff Order on Metals With Wiggle Room for Allies

[Reuters] Trump sticks to tariff level pledge even as he offers possible exemptions

[Bloomberg] U.S. Household Debt Rose Last Quarter at Fastest Rate Since 2007

[Bloomberg] Americans' Stock Holdings Rose Most in Four Years Ahead of Drop

[WSJ] Trump Signs Metals Tariffs Sparing Some Allies

[WSJ] U.S. Household Net Worth Pushes Further Into Record Territory

[WSJ] Mortgage Rates at a Four-Year High Threaten to Roil Housing

[WSJ] U.S. Asks China for Plan to Reduce Trade Deficit by $100 Billion

[WSJ] Draghi Criticizes Proposed U.S. Tariffs as ECB Signals Tighter Policy

[WSJ] Meet Peter Navarro—the Man Behind Trump’s Embrace of Tariffs

[FT] Anti-establishment parties upend Italian politics

[FT] Mohammed bin Salman, strongman in the making