Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks stall on trade jitters, German economy angst

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims lowest since 1969

[Reuters] Japan policymakers shun 'Modern Monetary Theory' as dangerous

[AP] German economy forecast to slow sharply

[Bloomberg] There's Hated Stocks, Then There's Really Hated Stocks. And They're Killing It

[Bloomberg] Trump's Bet on China's Mythical Reformers Risks Another Letdown

[Bloomberg] China Preps More Stimulus Measures to Aid Consumption Recovery

[Bloomberg] Risky Company Debt Is Getting Riskier

[Bloomberg] Dimon Sees Recent Volatility as Harbinger of Things to Come

[Bloomberg] Pettis: Don’t Breathe Easy About China Yet

[Bloomberg] Bankruptcy Run in Wealthy China Province Spooks Creditors

[Reuters] Venezuelan deputy minister says more Russian troops could arrive: Interfax

[WSJ] U.S.-China Trade Talks in ‘End Game’ but No Final Deal Yet, Chamber Leader Says

[WSJ] Irrational Exuberance Endangers China’s Nasdaq

[FT] Has the yield curve predicted the next US downturn?

[FT] Draghi’s ECB tackles negatives of contentious interest rate policy

[FT] China state banks pull back from risky overseas projects

[FT] Hedge funds take profits from doom-laden bond market

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. chip stocks surge on trade deal hopes, Wall Street edges up

[Bloomberg] Border-Closing Options Under Study by Trump Officials

[Bloomberg] U.S. services, private payrolls data highlight slowing economy

[Reuters] German institutes cut 2019 growth forecast to 0.8 percent: sources

[CNBC] Don’t be fooled by the ‘unicorn’ hype this year, most IPOs lose money for investors after 5 years

[Bloomberg] BOE's Carney Says Risk of No-Deal Brexit Is Alarmingly High

[Bloomberg] Refinancing Spike to Keep Mortgage-Backed Security Investors on Guard

[NYT] America’s Biggest Economic Challenge May Be Demographic Decline

[WSJ] Tariffs Take Center Stage in U.S.-China Trade Talks

[FT] China stumbles in push to internationalise its currency