Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Hopes for U.S.-China trade, softer Brexit lift shares for fifth day

[Reuters] Oil nears $70, hovers near five-month highs on cuts and sanctions

[Reuters] U.S. private sector adds 129,000 jobs in March: ADP

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage refinances spike 39% after huge rate drop

[Reuters] White House's Kudlow says U.S.-China talks are progressing

[CNBC] US and China are reportedly drawing closer to a final trade agreement

[Reuters] China March services activity quickens to 14-month high in further sign of recovery: Caixin PMI

[Bloomberg] China-U.S. Trade Talks Enter Crunch Period as Liu Arrives in DC

[Reuters] Escalating U.S.-China trade war would hit manufacturing, agricultural jobs: IMF

[Bloomberg] The Decade of Deleveraging Didn’t Quite Turn Out That Way

[Bloomberg] Fed Risks Stoking Financial Bubble in Drive to Lift Inflation

[Bloomberg] $3.3 Trillion of Global Debt Starts to Tip the Scale

[Bloomberg] Quants Reboot Factor Investing as Ebbing Demand Bites at ETFs

[Reuters] Venezuela lawmakers loyal to Maduro open door to prosecution of Guaido

[Reuters] Turkish opposition demands mandate as Istanbul recount continues

[NYT] Japan Stumbles as China’s Growth Engine Slows

[WSJ] Trump to Fed Chairman Powell: ‘I Guess I’m Stuck With You’

[WSJ] Investors Brace for Hit to Profits as Costs Rise

[FT] US and China draw closer to final trade agreement

[FT] Why the yield curve is not the economic guide it once was

[FT] Turkish inflation holds just under 20% in March

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] May gambles on talks with Labour to unlock Brexit, enraging her party

[Reuters] Trump tells Fed chair Powell he is 'stuck' with him : WSJ

[Reuters] Trump administration stands behind Fed nominee Moore: aide

[Reuters] Trump says he's prepared to close Mexico border if necessary

[Reuters] U.S. March and quarter one auto sales drop in weak start to 2019

[CNBC] ‘The spigot turned off’: How the stock market fall clobbered corporate debt

[CNBC] China’s stock market is up 27% this year, giving it new leverage in trade talks

[Bloomberg] No End in Sight to Credit Market Roller Coaster

[WSJ] Affordable Housing Crisis Spreads Throughout World

[FT] Timely warnings about private equity debt levels