Thursday, May 10, 2018

Thursday Afternoon Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Jump as Dollar Tumbles on Tame Inflation: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Mexico says time running out for quick NAFTA deal, Canada upbeat

[BloombergQ] That Big Hedge-Fund Short Squeeze in Treasuries Is No Sure Thing

[BloombergQ] U.S. Posts Record Monthly Budget Surplus as Economy Picks Up

[CNBC] Iran-Israel strikes show risk of Middle East war is growing after US exit from nuclear deal

[WSJ] Ignore Headline Inflation at Your Peril

[WSJ] Why Americans Aren’t Feeling Wage Gains

[WSJ] U.S. Raises Pressure on Iran With Sanctions on Currency Exchange

Thursday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Dollar Drops as Treasuries Rise; Pound Hit by BOE: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil heads for biggest weekly rise in a month as Iran sanctions loom

[Reuters] U.S. consumer prices rebound modestly in April

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims hover near 48-year low

[BloombergQ] Carney Says Modest BOE Rate Hikes Needed Even as Inflation Cools

[CNBC] Commerce Secretary Ross: We're trying to get China to buy more US goods, 'considerable gap' remains

[CNBC] This is the best day — and time — to list your home for sale

[Reuters] Italy's League and 5-Star make 'significant steps' towards government deal

[Reuters] China April producer inflation picks up for first time in seven months

[BloombergQ] Dollar-Plagued World Now Has Another Currency to Worry About

[France24] Trump’s Iran deal exit forces EU to confront US ‘economic policeman of the world’

[Bloomberg/JapanTimes] Europe can no longer count on U.S. military umbrella: Merkel

[CNBC] Trump Iran sanctions just gave Saudi Arabia and Russia more clout in the oil market, so watch for higher prices

[BloombergQ] Malaysia, Turkey and the U.S. Underline Political Risk

[CNBC] After shocking election result, Malaysia may be headed for market volatility, economic change

[Reuters] Iran targets Israeli positions across Syrian frontier, Israel pounds Syria

[WSJ] Company Costs Are Rising, but Getting Shoppers to Pay More Is Hard

[WSJ] Record Buybacks Help Steady Wobbly Market

[FT] Argentina’s plea for IMF help is a reminder of global fragility

[FT] US turns economic might on its allies over Iran

[FT] Fitch sounds warning on HK banking system’s integration with China