Sunday, March 25, 2018

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Advance, Bonds Fall as Trade Fears Subside: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] China's premier pledges to open markets in a bid to avert a trade war with the US

[Bloomberg] Bond Traders Face Gut-Check in Record $300 Billion U.S. Auctions

[Bloomberg] ‘Vulnerable’ Stocks and Record U.S. Debt Sales Dominate the Week

[Bloomberg] FTC Confirms Facebook Probe Over Privacy Practices

[Bloomberg] In Xi's China Even the PBOC Governor Can't Get Around the Party

[Bloomberg] Chinese Oil Contract to Rival U.S. WTI and U.K.'s Brent Is Born

[CNBC] US-China trade deficit is set to keep on rising, Yale's Stephen Roach says

[Reuters] China's outstanding NCDs hit record high despite clampdown

[Bloomberg] Quants' Footprint in Tech Hit Record Just as Selloff Accelerated

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Bankers' Average Bonus Jumps to Highest Since 2006

[CNBC] Trump administration orders 60 Russian officers out of the US over UK poisoning incident

[WSJ] Auto Dealers Worry New Vehicle Prices May Be Getting Too High

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Signal More Losses Amid Trade Tensions: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Mnuchin: Trump not afraid of a trade war with China - Fox News

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin ‘Hopeful’ Truce Can Be Reached With China on Trade

[Bloomberg] Reports of Williams Heading to New York Fed Spur Backlash

[Bloomberg] China Is About to Shake Up the Oil Futures Market

[WSJ] U.S., China Quietly Seek Trade Solutions After Days of Loud Threats

[WSJ] New York Fed Eyes John Williams as Its Next Leader

[WSJ] How $9 Trillion Bond Market Adds Up to Zero for Japanese Traders

[FT] Market pressure gauge flashes a red alert

[NYT] America First’ Bears a New Threat: Military Force

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Take Five: World markets themes for the week ahead

[Reuters] China's new finance minister says some tax changes coming

[The Hill] Five things to know about new Trump adviser John Bolton

[Reuters] China air force drills again in South China Sea, Western Pacific

[Financial Times] China warns of strong response to US tariffs

[WSJ] For U.S. Farmers, China Tariffs’ Timing Is Harsh

[WSJ] Split Over Keeping Bankers Out of Trouble

[WSJ] Health-Insurance Premiums Loom as Election Issue

[FT] China asserts Communist party control over PBoC

[FT] Financial markets fail to reflect the eurozone time-bomb in Italy