Sunday, May 13, 2018

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] World stocks head higher on hopes of thawing trade tensions

[Reuters] Argentine peso opens 6.22 pct weaker, sets new record low -traders

[Reuters] Fed's Mester reiterates support for gradual U.S. rate increases

[CNBC] US should watch its debt pile before 'things get out of hand,' Fed's Mester says

[CNBC] Italy is poised for an anti-establishment leader

[Reuters] Breakingviews - Italy’s radical government will be an EU headache

[BloombergQ] ECB's Villeroy Sees Rate Hike Quarters, Not Years, After QE

[BloombergQ] Emerging Markets Watch Fed, Not ‘Decoupled’ After All

[Reuters] Rhetoric over U.S. exit from Iran deal rises amid threat of sanctions

[Reuters] Firebrand nationalist cleric Sadr leads Iraq election

[BloombergQ] What the Lira's Plight Says About Turkey's Economy: QuickTake

[WSJ] Fed’s Mester Says Improved Economic Outlook Supports More Rate Rises

[WSJ] Farmers Across High Plains Brace for Hard Times as Drought Bears Down

[WSJ] Wall Street Is Getting In On the House Flipping Game

[FT] Anbang: the downfall of China’s global dealmaker

[FT] Landmark bond sales hit by emerging markets downturn

Sunday Evening Links

[France24] Italian populist parties 'agree on ruling programme'

[CNBC] Bulls have 'hammerlock' on oil market, OPIS' Tom Kloza isn't ruling out $100 a barrel

[Reuters] Chinese insurers turn shadow lenders for higher returns

[Reuters] In concession, Trump will help China's ZTE 'get back into business'

Sunday's News Links

[CNBC] New deadline for NAFTA could make for an interesting week in markets

[CNBC] Iran sanctions will create a ‘disruption’ in the oil price and uncertainty for investments, ENI CEO warns

[BloombergQ] Italy's Populists in Marathon Talks as President Takes a Stand

[Reuters] Italy's nascent government has tough economic circles to square

[FT] Four challenges facing Italy’s new government

[FT] ETF sales hit by return of global market volatility

[FT] Landmark bond sales hit by emerging markets downturn