Thursday, March 14, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks rise on renewed trade hopes, set for best week since January

[AP] Premier: China needs ‘strong measures’ to support economy

[Reuters] Central banks stuck in holding pattern

[Bloomberg] China Growth Mystery Scares Global Economy in Weakest Shape in Years

[Bloomberg] Junk Debt Investors Win Few Breaks on ‘Worst Ever’ Covenants

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Seen Spending Billions More to Defend Currency Peg

[Reuters] Premier Li says China opposes Taiwan independence

[Reuters] North Korea may suspend nuclear talks with 'gangster-like' U.S.: diplomat

[WSJ] $10 Billion Corporate Debt Sale Highlights Credit Market’s Recovery

[FT] China new house prices pick up pace in February

[FT] Italy eyes loans from China’s development bank for projects

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 slips amid U.S.-China trade uncertainty

[BBC] Brexit: MPs vote by 412 to 202 to seek delay to EU departure

[Reuters] U.S.-China trade talks progressing quickly: Trump, Mnuchin

[CNBC] US new home sales declined 6.9 percent in January

[Reuters] U.S. data underscores slowing growth, muted inflation

[Bloomberg] The College Admissions Scandal Presses Our ‘Unfairness’ Button

[Bloomberg] Gulati's Hedge Fund Becomes Victim of Too-Calm Markets

[NYT] China’s Slowdown Already Hit Its Factories. Now Its Offices Are Hurting, Too.