Monday, May 7, 2018

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Apple leads Wall Street higher; energy rally fades

[Reuters] U.S. oil surges past $70, dollar hits fresh 2018 high

[CNBC] Trump says he'll announce Iran nuclear deal decision on Tuesday, sending oil prices lower

[Reuters] White House says China trade talks to resume in Washington next week

[CNBC] Housing confidence hits record high as home prices skyrocket

[SCMP] White House threatens Beijing with ‘consequences’ for ‘militarising South China Sea’ after missiles were reportedly installed on islands

[WSJ] Iran Resists U.S. Demands Before Trump’s Decision on Nuclear Pact

Monday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Dollar Advances With Stocks; Oil Extends Gain: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. oil cracks $70, dollar heads towards 2018 high

[Reuters] NAFTA talks enter critical week with U.S. still pushing hard line

[Reuters] Dollar surge bringing emerging market rate cut cycle to a halt

[Bloomberg] China's trade imbalance with U.S. a long-term problem, says central bank governor: Caixin

[BloombergQ] Libor Refuses to Die, Setting Up $370 Trillion Benchmark Battle

[BloombergQ] Fed's Williams, Dudley Stress Soft Ceiling on Inflation Goal

[BloombergQ] ECB Warns on Trade Tensions as Euro-Zone Economy Falters

[BloombergQ] Central Banks Lack Tools To Boost Inflation, Raghuram Rajan Says

[BloombergQ] China Is Quietly Setting Global Standards

[NYT] As Putin Begins 4th Term, Inauguration Highlights His Vast Power

[WSJ] Unemployment Plunge Raises Stakes in Fed’s Goldilocks Conundrum

[WSJ] State Budgets Get Lift From Economy, Tax Bill

[WSJ] Turkey Faces an Intensifying Storm

[FT] Long lending boom will be a test of ‘shadow’ finance