Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Bonds Rally as Trade Tensions Rise: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump to Announce $50 Billion in China Tariffs, Sources Say

[CNBC] US vows to defend farmers from possible China trade action against soybeans

[Reuters] China blames U.S. for staggering trade surplus as tariffs loom

[Bloomberg] Congress Rushes Toward Spending Vote to Prevent Shutdown

[CNBC] Congress just released its massive spending bill: Here's what's in it

[Bloomberg] Americans' Economic Expectations Match Highest Level Since 2002

[CNBC] Rents are rising at the fastest pace in almost two years

[Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Raises Borrowing Costs After Fed Hikes

[Bloomberg] Cracks Are Starting to Appear in the Global Economy's Momentum

[Reuters] Chinese paper says China should prepare for military action over Taiwan

[NYT] Trump Plans to Slap Stiff Tariffs and Investment Restrictions on China

[WSJ] U.S. to Apply Tariffs on Up to $50 Billion of Chinese Imports

[WSJ] U.S., China Sharpen Trade Swords

[WSJ] Biggest Three Banks Gobble Up $2.4 Trillion in New Deposits Since Crisis

[WSJ] Sorry, But The Fed Will Be Safe Not Sorry

[FT] Fed chair Powell sets tone with first policymaking meeting

[FT] Jay Powell fails to sway investors following the ‘dot plot’

[FT] Fed’s rate signals belie benign financial conditions

[FT] Triple B risks lurking in the US credit market

[FT] IMF warns of mounting debt crisis risk in poor countries

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Face Mixed Start; Dollar Sinks on Fed: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Stocks Whipsaw Investors After Powell Rate Hike: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Fed Lifts Rates, Steepens Path Through 2020 For More Hikes

[Bloomberg] Powell’s Fed Debut Shows Shift Away From Theory, Models

[Reuters] Fed lifts rates, signals tougher stance as economy strengthens

[CNBC] Fed hikes rates and raises GDP forecast again

[Bloomberg] Oil Rallies to Six-Week High After Surprise U.S. Storage Slump

[Reuters] Treasury's Mnuchin says has prepared investment restrictions on China

[CNBC] White House will announce tariffs cracking down on Chinese theft of intellectual property: Sources

[Bloomberg] Rising Libor Is The Story Of The Year, Not Fed, Morgan Stanley Says

[Bloomberg] China Default Risks Flare on Scrutiny of Public Works Accounting

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Are Raising Rates at Fastest Pace Since 2011, Deutsche Bank Says

[Bloomberg] Volatile Volatility Leaves Europe's Investment Banks Whipsawed

[Bloomberg] Jim Rogers Says Trade War Is Making His Bearish View Even Darker

[Bloomberg] Tesla Investors Approve $2.6 Billion Award for Musk

[WSJ] Fed Raises Rates and Signals Faster Pace in Coming Years

[WSJ] Trump Administration Tells Lawmakers China Trade Actions Are Needed

[WSJ] Could ETFs Fall Into a Liquidity Jam?

[WSJ] Don’t Mistake Last Week’s Record ETF Inflows For Bullish Sentiment

[WSJ] Median CEO Pay Hit Record of Nearly $12 Million in 2017, Juiced by Markets

[FT] Fed signals extra rate rises as growth accelerates