Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Turn Lower, Dollar Steady on Retail Report: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Rising services costs lift U.S. producer prices in February

[Bloomberg] U.S. Retail Sales Unexpectedly Fall for Third Straight Month

[CNBC] Mortgage refinances fall to decade low

[Bloomberg] Subprime Auto Bonds Caught in Vise of Rising Costs, Bad Loans

[Bloomberg] China’s Factory Output, Investment Rise on Robust Global Demand

[Bloomberg] China Economy's Strong Start Faces Risks at Home and Abroad

[Bloomberg] Draghi Promises to Avoid Surprises as ECB Tiptoes to QE End

[Bloomberg] Why Merkel May Give Up Germany's Shot to Lead the ECB

[Reuters] BOJ Kuroda signals confidence on smooth exit from easy policy

[Bloomberg] Tension Is Running High in U.S. Stocks

[Reuters] British PM May says Russia is culpable for spy poisoning

[Reuters] Turkey's Erdogan says hopes Syria's Afrin town to be captured by Wednesday evening

[FT] Draghi advocates measured pace of ECB interest rate rises

[FT] Russian ambassador says UK engaging in ‘very serious provocation’

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set to Drop as Trump Shuffles Cabinet: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Stocks Decline as Trump Cabinet Turmoil Deepens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Trump seeking tariffs on up to $60 billion Chinese goods; targets tech, telecoms

[CNBC] Trump considers indefinite tariffs, investment restrictions against China: Source

[Politico] Trump demands aides pump up anti-China tariffs

[Bloomberg] U.S. CEO Optimism Hits Record as Tax Cuts Boost Spending Plans

[Bloomberg] Higher U.S. Rates Now Threaten a Post-Crisis Refuge for Yield

[Bloomberg] BlackRock's Lowest-Cost ETFs Devour Almost Half of U.S. Flows

[Reuters] U.S. junk bonds exhibit stress, investors want stronger terms

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Seek Fixes to Credit Default Swaps After Being Stung by Loopholes

[Bloomberg] A $31 Billion Trading Halt Has Left HNA Investors Trapped

[Reuters] Russia says U.S. plans to strike Damascus, pledges military response

[WSJ] Ten Years After the Bear Stearns Bailout, Nobody Thinks It Would Happen Again

[WSJ] Pompeo Nomination for Secretary of State Signals Shift on Foreign Policy