Thursday, May 31, 2018

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks rise, bond yields fall as political tensions ebb

[BloombergQ] Treasuries Fall, Dollar Rises as Jobs Data Beats: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Borrowing costs drop for Italy and Spain as political concerns ease

[BloombergQ] U.S. Payrolls Rise 223,000 as Jobless Rate Matches Historic Low

[Reuters] Moment of truth arrives for EU after U.S. tariffs strike

[Reuters] Sanchez takes charge in Spain as tarnished Rajoy departs

[BloombergQ] Worst Month Ever in Italian Bonds Leaves Confidence in Tatters

[Reuters] Japan wants to work with the US to stop China's 'market-distorting' practices

[BloombergQ] Rajoy Falls, Paying Price for Generation of Corruption in Spain

[BloombergQ] BOJ Unexpectedly Cuts Bond Buying in Test of Yen Speculators

[Reuters] Deutsche Bank gets ECB, key investor support as S&P questions strategy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Opens Criminal Probe Into Trading in Fannie, Freddie Bonds

[CNBC] Beijing is upping the pressure on Taiwan: 'Expectation of reunification is certainly increasing'

[WSJ] U.S., China Trade Negotiators Haggling Over Purchases of American Goods

[FT] Italian market rout points to strains in market structure

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow drops more than 200 points as Trump tariffs reignite trade-war fears

[CNBC] US allies quickly fire back at Trump's tariffs – escalating an already-tense trade battle

[Reuters] U.S. hits allies with tariffs as trade war fears rise

[CNBC] 'Protectionism, pure and simple:' Europe promises WTO action over US tariffs

[Reuters] Italy's League, 5-Star clinch deal on coalition government: sources

[BloombergQ] Italy Populists Surge to Power in Challenge to Europe

[Reuters] Loan repricings lead to market fatigue as deals pulled

[BloombergQ] What Spain's Socialists Want in Pushing Out Rajoy: QuickTake

[WSJ] U.S. Tariffs Prompt Anger, Retaliation From Trade Allies

[FT] Spain’s opposition secures votes to oust Mariano Rajoy

[FT] Italy turmoil accelerates outflows from Europe

[FT] Italy buys back €500m of its debt amid political woes

[FT] Make America 1929 again