Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Stocks Drop, Treasuries Gain on Fresh Italy Worry: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Italian Assets Resume Slide After Euroskeptic Appointments

[Reuters] Dollar scales 11-month peak, oil slides ahead of OPEC

[Reuters] Washington's 'capricious' trade actions will hurt U.S. workers, China warns

[CNBC] Chinese investment in the US drops 90% amid political pressure

[Reuters] China-U.S. trade war hits Daimler profit, may sweep sector

[BloombergQ] U.S. Homes Prices Least Affordable in Almost a Decade

[Reuters] Eurosceptics to head Italian parliamentary finance committees

[Reuters] Bank of England chief economist votes for rate rise, boosting chance of Aug hike

[BloombergQ] Now You Can Gorge Guilt-Free: 1-Month Bill Yield on Par With S&P

[UK Guardian] 'Facebook is taking everything': rising rents drive out Silicon Valley families

[NYT] Trump’s Ace in the Hole in Trade War: A Strong Economy

[WSJ] Central Banks Go Their Separate Ways

[WSJ] Central Bank Leaders Warn Trade Conflicts Could Damage Global Economy

[WSJ] Growth in Retiring Baby Boomers Strains U.S. Entitlement Programs

[WSJ] Small-Cap Stocks: Where Investors Hide in a Trade War

[WSJ] The Arms Race for Quants Comes to the World’s Biggest Asset Managers

[WSJ, Navarro] Trump’s Tariffs Are a Defense Against China’s Aggression

[FT] EM sell-off set to continue as dollar strengthens

[FT] Turkey election: Will Erdogan’s power grab backfire?

[FT] The rise of a new generation of anti-Americans

Wednesday Evening Links

[BloombergQ] Asia Stocks Edge Higher; Dollar, Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] Tech Rally Drives U.S. Stock Gains as Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap

[BloombergQ] ‘Close to a Peak’ U.S. Growth at Risk on Trade Spat, Housing

[Reuters] Top central banks see growing gloom global trade war

[Reuters] Brazil holds rates steady at all-time low despite weak currency

[BloombergQ] Emerging Markets Have Many Tools, But Few That Are Good

[WSJ] Powell Says Solid Economy Supports Further Fed Rate Increases