Sunday, April 15, 2018

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rally, Bonds Fall After Syria: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Aluminum Hits Highest Since 2011 With Rusal Supply Seen at Risk

[Bloomberg] U.S. Retail Sales Rebound in Sign Consumer Weakness Transitory

[Reuters] U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Declined in April for a Fourth Month

[Bloomberg] Fed's Dudley Sees More ‘Gradual’ Hikes Unless Inflation Jumps

[Bloomberg] IMF Says China's Complex Fiscal System Needs ‘Crucial’ Overhaul

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Plows $1.7 Billion Into Defending Currency to Little Effect

[Bloomberg] Japan Scandals Push Abe's Support Near Historical Danger Zone

[Reuters] Former Japan PM Koizumi says embattled Abe may quit in June - magazine

[Reuters] Trump says Russia, China playing 'currency devaluation game'

[Reuters] U.S. bans American companies from selling to China's ZTE

[Reuters] Kremlin says U.S. sanctions amount to asset grab

[WSJ] Homebuilding Isn’t Keeping Up With Growth, Development Group Says

[WSJ] Kashkari Says Fiscal Stimulus Supports Fed’s Rate-Raising Plans

[WSJ] In Syria and Beyond, a Dangerous New Era Dawns

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares up, oil down as Syria fallout seen limited

[Bloomberg] Equity Futures Bounce, Yen Slips as Syria Assessed: Markets Wrap

[AP] US to hit Russia with new sanctions for aiding Syria’s Assad

[Reuters] Putin warns of 'chaos' in international order if Syria gets attacked again

[Reuters] Germany says it has to assume Russia behind recent cyber attack

[UK Sunday Express] Syria attack: Will Russia launch CYBER warfare? Expert says it is Imminent

[NYT] Trump to Impose New Sanctions on Russia Over Support for Syria

[WSJ] U.S.’s Re-Entry in Pacific Trade Deal Would Come at a Price

[WSJ] Trump Bowed to Pentagon Restraint on Syria Strikes

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Oil, gold to gain on Syrian strikes, Russian retaliation in focus

[Bloomberg] U.K. Pushes Back Against More Syria Strikes as U.S. Talks Tough

[Bloomberg] Japan Protesters Call for ‘Liar’ Abe to Resign Over Scandal

[WSJ] US banks open lending taps to corporate America

[WSJ] Sharp Drops in Currencies Hint at Spreading Volatility

[FT] China caught off guard by unpredictable Trump