Sunday, March 31, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Shares surge on China's factory rebound, trade optimism

[Reuters] Oil prices push higher as supply worries drive gains

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales unexpectedly fall in February

[AP] Survey: US manufacturing activity increased in March

[CNBC] China’s factory activity unexpectedly grows in March, a private survey shows

[Reuters] China's factory activity picks up slightly, but Asia broadly weak

[Bloomberg] Analysts Downgrade China's Stocks at Fastest Clip Since 2011

[Reuters] Euro zone factory activity contracts faster in March: PMI

[Reuters] Germany's manufacturing recession worsens: PMI

[AP] Eurozone economy gets double dose of bad news

[Reuters] Italy's budget deficit and debt to rise in 2019, 2020, OECD says

[Bloomberg] Draghi Points to Persisting Risks in Justifying Massive Stimulus

[WSJ] Fed’s Kashkari Says It Isn’t Time to Cut Rates

[WSJ] A Buyer’s Market? Hopes Rise With Falling Rates, More Homes for Sale

[WSJ] This Time Probably Isn’t Different for Fannie, Freddie

[WSJ] Gasoline Prices Creep Toward $3 a Gallon

[WSJ] China’s Entrepreneurs Are Left High and Dry Despite a Flood of Credit

[FT] BoJ’s dominance over ETFs raises concern on distorting influence

[FT] Investments in bond-based ETFs head for $1tn landmark

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Gain, Yen Dips as China Eases Growth Worry: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Bond yield curveball stalls global stocks rally

[Reuters] Japan big manufacturers' morale worsens in first-quarter: BOJ tankan

[Reuters] Erdogan appears to concede Istanbul defeat after Ankara loss

[FT] China’s Belt and Road property boom cools off

[FT] Australian Property Slide Spreads on Lending Crackdown, Election