Thursday, May 24, 2018

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street lower as oil prices slump

[MarketWatch] Treasurys extend weeklong rally on Italy fears

[CNBC] Oil prices are tanking as Russia and Saudi Arabia rethink output caps

[BloombergQ] Sentiment in U.S. Eases on Less-Favorable Buying Conditions

[CNBC] White House official: Trump could take a harder line on trade with China now that the Kim Jong Un summit is off

[Reuters] Fed's Powell: central banks must strive to enhance transparency on supervision

[BloombergQ] Italian Banks a Worry Again as Populist Parties Rethink Fixes

[Reuters] ECB resolve to end bond buys this year remains firm: sources

[Reuters] Collapse of Trump-Kim summit threatens to deepen U.S.-China rift

[Reuters] 'Trump formula'? North Korea says still open to talks after summit canceled

[Bloomberg] As Europe's Risks Flare, Everyone Piles Back Into German Bunds

[BloombergQ] Fed Hiking Cycles Always Create a `Meaningful Crisis Somewhere'

[Reuters] Spain's Rajoy says will not call snap election

[Reuters] Taiwan air force scrambles as Chinese bombers fly round island

[Weekly Standard] Italy’s deplorables unite against Europe’s elites

[WSJ] In Auto Tariffs, a High-Stakes Game of Chicken

[WSJ] Mike Meru Has $1 Million in Student Loans. How Did That Happen?

[WSJ] Bull Market in Tech-Company Convertible Debt Rages On

[FT] New York property jitters herald declines elsewhere

[FT] Spanish and Italian bond yields rise sharply

[FT] Spanish opposition demands Rajoy confidence vote

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street dips after Trump cancels North Korea summit, targets car imports

[Reuters] European autos tumble as U.S. tariff threat rattles Germans

[BloombergQ] Trump Threatens Allies With New Tariffs, Sowing Global Confusion

[BloombergQ] U.S. Sales of Existing Homes Fall as Inventory Woes Continue

[CNBC] Fed could end tightening cycle in 2019: Harker on CNBC

[BloombergQ] Trucker Strike Strangles Brazil for Fourth Day on Fuel Cost

[BloombergQ] Spain's Rajoy Under Pressure After Ex-Party Treasurer Convicted