Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street turns positive as oil powers energy stocks

[BloombergQ] Treasury Yields Hit 3.1%; Customs Talk Roils Pound: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar stands tall as euro plumbs five-month low on Italian political uncertainty

[Reuters] Japan plans retaliatory tariffs against United States: NHK

[Politico] Tensions erupt among Trump trade officials ahead of China talks

[BloombergQ] Fitch Says Emerging Markets Vulnerable as Debt Hits $19 Trillion

[BloombergQ] Emerging Markets Come Under Pressure to Boost Borrowing Costs

[BloombergQ] Investors' Unconditional Love for Emerging Markets Is Fading

[UK Guardian] Populists’ rise to power in Italy sets perilous precedent for EU

[BloombergQ] Italy Populists Seek Banking System Overhaul in Policy Plan

[Reuters] Italy's 5-Star and League put final touches to government deal

[BloombergQ] Hong Kong Spends $1.2 Billion Defending Currency Overnight

[BloombergQ] Morgan Stanley Says a Shipping Revolution Has Oil Headed for $90

[BloombergQ] Why Is The Indian Rupee Looking Nervous?

[Axios] Exclusive: 40% in U.S. can't afford middle-class basics

[BloombergQ] Bolton Emerges as Potential Wrecking Ball for Trump's Kim Summit

[BloombergQ] The U.S.-China Rivalry Is Just Getting Started

[NYT] The Entire Economy Is MoviePass Now. Enjoy It While You Can.

[WSJ] U.S. Farms, Factories Can’t Produce Enough to Meet White House Goal to Cut China Deficit

[WSJ] In Emerging Turmoil, What Links Argentina and Turkey?

[WSJ] U.S. Births Hit Lowest Number Since 1987

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. gains as small-cap Russell 2000 hits record

[CNBC] 10-year Treasury note yield hits 3.1%, highest since 2011

[Reuters] Italy's 5-star, League finish policy programme, pass to leaders

[Reuters] China denounces trade unilateralism, defends free trade

[] Harvard's Reinhart Says Emerging Markets Worse Than '08 Crisis

[BloombergQ] Incoming New York Fed Chief on Yield Curve, Inflation: Excerpts

[BloombergQ] Wages Are Poised to Increase at a Faster Rate

[CNBC] Trump says 'we'll have to see' if summit with Kim Jong Un is still happening

[CNBC] Netanyahu and Erdogan trade insults on Twitter over Gaza violence

[Reuters] Putin, Erdogan express 'serious concern' over casualties in Gaza: Kremlin

[WSJ] Erdogan’s Plan to Drive Turkish Monetary Policy Sows Fear Among Investors

[FT] Italian bond sell-off worsens amid political tension