Thursday, October 4, 2018

Friday's News Links

[BloombergQ] Treasuries Drop on Jobs Data, Tech Selloff Resumes: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Red October rumbles on ahead of U.S. jobs data

[Reuters] Shares in Chinese tech firms tumble, Lenovo plunges over 20 percent

[Reuters] U.S. job growth slows; unemployment rate falls to 3.7 percent

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit jumps to six-month high in August

[Reuters] ECB's Draghi met Italian president to discuss budget: source

[Reuters] Italy's Salvini attacks Juncker, hopes for change in 2019

[MarketWatch] Bond-market bloodbath likely to hit mortgage rates soon — another test for the housing market

[CNBC] Mattress Firm, largest US mattress retailer, files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

[Reuters] Japan household spending posts biggest rise in three years, signals steady recovery

[NYT] With 8 Years of Job Gains, Unemployment Is Lowest Since 1969

[WSJ] Trump Aims to Model New Trade Deals on Revised Nafta

[WSJ] Banks Are Italy’s Weak Spot as Rome Picks Fight With EU

[FT] Rising rates are not all good news for US banks

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. ends down as bond yields rise further

[Reuters] Emerging Markets-Surging U.S. bond yields hit Latam currencies, stocks

[Reuters] Italy dismisses concern the EU will reject its budget plan

[Reuters] Investors pull most cash in 2 years from U.S. Treasury funds -Lipper

[CNBC] Booming US economy may soon be the 'strongest since 1999', Kevin Warsh says

[BloombergQ] U.S. Small-Business Fighting for Staff Push Pay Gains to Record

[CNBC] We may be in the early stages of a 'persistent rise' in interest rates, says Jim Grant

[Reuters] DoubleLine's Gundlach: 30-year U.S. Treasury signals higher bond yields

[BloombergQ] The Biggest Risk That Markets Ignore

[BloombergQ] The Untold Tale Behind Modi's Shock Takeover of a Risky Lender

[Reuters] U.S. vice president accuses China of campaign to undermine Trump

[Reuters] West accuses 'pariah state' Russia of global hacking campaign

[Reuters] Brazil presidential campaign ends with debate ahead of Sunday vote

[WSJ] You Should Worry More About Italy’s Bond Market