Thursday, March 28, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks rise on trade optimism, set for best quarter since 2012

[BBC] MPs reject May's EU withdrawal agreement

[Reuters] Oil prices set for biggest first-quarter gain since 2009 on U.S. sanctions, OPEC cuts

[Reuters] New home sales rise to 11-month high in February

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending barely rises in January

[Reuters] U.S., China hold 'constructive' trade talks in Beijing

[Reuters] Brexit at a crossroads: May puts her deal to 'last chance' vote in parliament

[CNBC] London house prices suffer their biggest drop in 10 years as Brexit fears bite

[Bloomberg] Supercycle in U.S. Debt Helps to Curb Treasury Borrowing Costs

[Reuters] U.S. bringing 'maximum pressure' on Venezuela: sanctions official

[Reuters] Erdogan fights to hold Turkey's cities in bitter election battle

[WSJ] How Tech Unicorns Are Raking In Cash but Losing Big Money

[WSJ] The 4% Mortgage Is Back

[WSJ] Stephen Moore’s Unusual Route to the Fed as a Political Warrior

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street ends up as yields, trade optimism rise

[CNBC] Mortgage rates see biggest weekly drop in a decade

[Yahoo] Turkey burns through a third of foreign reserves as lira plummets 5%

[Reuters] Kudlow says U.S. could lift some tariffs on China as part of trade deal

[AP] Top economists give Trump’s Fed pick Moore a rocky reception

[Bloomberg] John Williams Downplays Recession Fears, Stresses Flexible Fed Policy

[Bloomberg] Wall Street's ‘Fear Gauge’ Defies Growth Panic Flashed in Bonds

[Reuters] Turkey finance minister says share and bond markets expected to normalise in coming days

[Bloomberg] Global Investors May Spur Change in China’s $13 Trillion Debt Market

[Reuters] Lyft valued at $24.3 billion in first ride-hailing IPO

[Reuters] Venezuela bars Guaido from holding public office for 15 years