Thursday, April 12, 2018

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Drop as Investors Turn on Banks, Financials: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Set for Biggest Weekly Gain in 9 Months Amid Supply Risks

[Bloomberg] Aluminum Set for Best Week in Three Decades

[Bloomberg] Americans' Sentiment Falls More Than Forecast on Trade

[CNBC] White House reportedly to increase trade pressure on China through new tariffs, investment barriers

[Reuters] China's first quarter trade surplus with U.S. rises 19.4 percent year on year

[Bloomberg] China's Credit Growth Trails Estimates Amid Debt Cleanup

[Reuters] U.S. will not cede leadership in Latin America to 'authoritarian' states: commerce chief

[Bloomberg] Trading Volumes Are at 2018 Lows as U.S. Investors Wait on Earnings

[Bloomberg] JPMorgan Finds Goldilocks Moment in First-Quarter Volatility

[Reuters] Threat of U.S.-Russia clash hangs over Syria

[Reuters] Russian companies will feel severe effect from U.S. sanctions: Fitch

[NYT] Trump Wants Back Into the TPP. Not So Fast, Say Members.

[Reuters] China's Xi presides over large-scale naval display in South China Sea

[WSJ] China Delays Deal Reviews as U.S. Trade Frictions Build

[WSJ] White House Plans to Escalate Trade Pressure on China

[WSJ] Global Banks Face Chill of Russian Sanctions

[FT] China’s navy to conduct live-fire drills in Taiwan Strait

[FT] There’s still a lesson Jay Powell could learn from Greenspan

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street higher on earnings optimism, Syria worries ebb

[CNBC] President Trump will meet with Defense Secretary Mattis, says decision on Syria strikes coming 'fairly soon'

[Bloomberg] Fed's Core-Inflation Gauge Expected to Round Up to 2% Goal in March

[CNBC] House GOP pushes back plans to vote on making individual tax cuts permanent

[Bloomberg] Japanese Hunger for U.S. CLOs Exposes Market to More Volatility

[CNBC] Subprime mortgages make a comeback—with a new name and soaring demand

[WSJ] What Happened to the Oil Glut?

[FT] Syrian military braces for potential strikes