Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Slide as Geopolitics Swamps Risk-On Mood: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Tariff fears hit car shares, lira back on the rack

[Reuters] Trump calls off meeting with North Korea's Kim

[Reuters] Nikkei drops to over 2-week lows as U.S probe hits automakers

[Reuters] Trump urges a new 'structure' for U.S.-China trade deal

[BloombergQ] Trump's Auto Tariffs Threat Targets Heart of German Economy

[BloombergQ] U.S. Home Values Are Rising at Their Fastest Pace in 12 Years

[Reuters] Merkel woos China as Trump poses new trade challenge

[Reuters] Any systemic risk from Italy could push euro down '5 big figures' - Goldman

[BloombergQ] A Big Chill Silences Turkey's Market Analysts Amid Lira's Plunge

[CNBC] Take ‘trade tensions very seriously,' Stephen Roach warns a painful US-China trade war could still hit stocks

[DailyBeast] Trump Adviser Peter Navarro Slams Steve Mnuchin as ‘Neville Chamberlain’

[NYT] Trump Initiates Trade Inquiry That Could Lead to Tariffs on Foreign Cars

[WSJ] Trump Tariff Threat Vexes Allies and Global Auto Makers

[WSJ] From Housing to Stocks, Rising U.S. Bond Yields Are Being Felt

[WSJ] Swamped by Growth, Silicon Valley Weighs Taxing Big Employers

[WSJ] Turkey’s Currency Meltdown

[WSJ] Taxpayers Are on the Hook in Banks’ Financial Engineering

[FT] Trump car tariff threat prompts global condemnation

[FT] ECB to maintain ‘steady hand’ in face of eurozone growth slowdown

[FT] ECB warns indebted countries on risk of flight from bonds

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. ends up as Fed seen keeping gradual approach to rate hikes

[CNBC] Fed indicates it will let inflation run above 2 percent goal for 'temporary period'

[Reuters] Most Fed policymakers say rate hike likely needed 'soon,' minutes show

[Reuters] Turkish central bank raises rates sharply to put floor under lira

[BloombergQ] Trump Backs Away From China Deal Under Pressure by Trade Hawks

[Reuters] Trump mulling probe of auto imports on national security grounds

[Reuters] Trump blasts Mexico, Canada over NAFTA talks

[CNBC] Trump administration reportedly considering new tariffs on imported vehicles; Toyota shares fall

[Reuters] Tumbling lira casts shadow over Erdogan's June election

[BloombergQ] Turkey's Rate Hike a Relief, But More Needed: Analyst Roundup

[BloombergQ] North Korea Blasts Pence, Renews Threat to Cancel Trump Summit

[NYT] Emerging Markets Are Worrying Investors, Again

[NYT] Italy’s Populists Get a Green Light to Govern, in New Threat to Europe

[WSJ] Fed Minutes Signal Rate Increase in June

[WSJ] Little-Known Law Professor Gets Nod to Form Italy’s New Government

[FT] Erdogan’s siege mentality pushes Turkish lira to the brink