Monday, April 1, 2019

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Upbeat data pushes Wall Street higher

[Reuters] Oil rises to 2019 highs as demand outlook improves

[Bloomberg] U.S. Treasuries Drop by the Most in 3 Months

[Reuters] U.S. 3-month bills sold at lowest interest rate since late January

[Reuters] British parliament weighs forcing May into a softer Brexit

[CNBC] Nearly 5 million homeowners can now save money on their mortgages

[MarketWatch] Why Corporate America’s profits are set to drop

[Bloomberg] Leveraged Loans See Best Quarter Since 2010

[Bloomberg] San Francisco Fed Says Banks Could Weather a Big Hit to Housing

[CNBC] There’s a retirement crisis in America where most will be unable to afford a ‘solid life’

[Reuters] Forex traders fret as sleepy markets slow to calmest in years

[Reuters] Erdogan on track to lose Turkey's biggest cities in shock poll upset

[Reuters] Venezuelans plan protests over power and water as rationing looms

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