Friday, October 5, 2018

Friday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street slides as bond yields climb on jobs data

[BloombergQ] China Slams Brakes on U.S. Crude Oil Imports

[Reuters] Speculators net long U.S. dollar bets highest since Dec. 2016 -CFTC data

[Reuters] A disciple of Brazil's dictatorship moves closer to the presidency

[BloombergQ] Asian Cities Challenge U.S. Dominance in Venture Capital

[WSJ] The Achilles’ Heel for Italy’s Populists: Weak Banks

[WSJ] OPEC’s Wildcards Could Push Oil to $100

[FT] Bond market sell-off weighs on stocks

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