Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Euro Drops, Dollar Strengthens as Stocks Fluctuate: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Italy Bonds Fall as Populist Pact Throws Up Uncertainty

[Reuters] Euro slides below $1.18 on Italy debt concerns and dollar jump

[BloombergQ] U.S. Housing Starts Fall on Retreat in Apartment Building

[Reuters] White House on NAFTA: 'We still want to see something happen'

[Reuters] Italian markets jolted by 5-Star, League coalition proposals

[BloombergQ] U.S. Could `Fatally Undermine' the WTO, China's Ambassador Says

[BloombergQ] Japan’s Two-Year Growth Streak Snapped as Economy Contracts

[CNBC] North Korea says it may blow off Trump meeting, and 'sinister' US won't make it give up nukes

[BloombergQ] Emerging Markets Face Their Moment of Truth

[BloombergQ] Something Is Rotten at the Heart of the Euro

[BloombergQ] President Erdogan Throws Gasoline Onto a Raging Fire

[Reuters] Mexican leftist frontrunner extends lead for presidency: poll

[BloombergQ] U.S. Navy Takes Aim at Russia With a New Fleet

[WSJ] Trump’s Goal for Nafta Rewrite Looks Unattainable in 2018

[WSJ] Why the Credit-Card Boom May Have Just Peaked

[FT] Investors lose their appetite for Turkey after Erdogan lunch

Tuesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Retreat as Treasuries Plunge, Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] U.S. 10-Year Yield Reaches Highest Since 2011 as Rout Deepens

[BloombergQ] Turkish Assets Hammered by Erdogan's Vision as Crisis Deepens

[Reuters] At top of Fed, a dispute on policy picks up steam

[CNBC] Many forces are in place that could keep pushing rates even higher

[CNBC] Mortgage rates are surging to the highest level in 7 years

[CNBC] The US may be on the cusp of a 'hot, high-priced gasoline summer'

[Reuters] Trump Fed nominee signals skepticism on quantitative easing

[CNBC] Two of the supposedly safest stock market strategies are losing badly this year

[CNBC] Art Cashin: If the S&P 500 gets too much lower then I'll really start to worry

[Reuters] North Korea casts doubt on Trump summit, suspends talks with South

[WSJ] U.S. Bond Yields Jump to Fresh Highs on Retail Sales

[FT] EM currency index poised for worst day in a year