Thursday, March 21, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street falls on global growth worries

[Reuters] German 10-year bond yields crash below zero as growth fears roil markets

[Reuters] Treasuries -Yield curve nears inversion on global growth fears

[Reuters] U.S. existing home sales surge, boosted by Fed's signal on rates

[MarketWatch] U.S. manufacturing PMI slides to 21-month low in March

[Bloomberg] Trump Aides Play Down Odds of Swift China Deal Ahead of Talks

[Reuters] German manufacturing contracts for third month in a row: PMI

[Reuters] Skittish investors pull more than $20 billion from stocks, rush into bonds: BAML

[Bloomberg] Trump Said to Consider Stephen Moore for Federal Reserve Board

[Reuters] Japan's slowing inflation leaves BOJ fighting tough price battle

[CNBC] As Brexit remains in limbo, Yale’s Stephen Roach says the ‘imperfect’ EU may not survive

[AP] Trump blames Fed for holding back economic growth in 2018

[Bloomberg] The Rich Are Getting Farther Ahead in These U.S. Cities

[Bloomberg] The U.S. Bond Market Fools Traders Once Again

[Bloomberg] ‘Never Short the Bund’: How Investors Have Learned the Hard Way

[WSJ] Analysis: Fed Chairman Jerome Powell Shows His Flexible Side

[WSJ] A Growing Problem in Real Estate: Too Many Too Big Houses

[FT] Hedge fund launches fall to 18-year low

[FT] Charts that show why Italy wants China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. gains as tech boost offsets bank losses after Fed stance

[CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield falls to 14-month low, signaling possible trouble with economy

[CNBC] Trump wants China to ‘double or triple’ its offer to buy US goods in trade negotiations, sources say

[Reuters] Beneath Fed's positive spin, an embrace of a tepid future

[Reuters] The Fed is prodding Americans to buy more on credit

[Reuters] DoubleLine's Jeffrey Gundlach calls Fed's 'reversal' on rates 'stunning'

[Reuters] U.S. labor market solid; manufacturing sector slowing

[USAT] 'It looked like an ocean': Severe Midwest flooding could last all spring

[CNBC] Mortgage rates just tanked thanks to the Fed – and they could go even lower

[Reuters] Brazil prosecutors say ex-President Temer led 'criminal organization'

[Bloomberg] Revenge of the Doves: How the Fed Mainstream Joined Two Outliers

[Bloomberg] JPMorgan's Kolanovic Says Bad Liquidity Is Behind Stock Chaos

[Bloomberg] Manhattan Homes Are Taking the Longest to Sell in Seven Years

[Bloomberg] Half the World Worries About Italy Getting Into Bed With China

[WSJ] The Bond Market’s Blind Faith in a Do-Nothing Fed

[FT] Treasury yield curve narrows to lowest since 2007