Sunday, April 7, 2019

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Investors hit pause as ECB and Brexit risks loom

[Reuters] Oil at 5-month highs amid OPEC-led supply cuts, U.S. sanctions

[Reuters] Gold scales one-week high as dollar slips, stocks rally pauses

[Reuters] U.S. home purchase sentiment rises to nine-month high: Fannie Mae

[Reuters] Midwest floods hammer U.S. ethanol industry, push some gasoline prices toward five-year high

[NYT] What’s at Risk if the Fed Becomes as Partisan as the Rest of Washington

[Bloomberg] ‘Moment of Truth’ Arrives for U.S. Stocks After Fed-Fueled Rally

[Bloomberg] El-Erian: A China-U.S. Trade Deal Could Be a Mere Cease-Fire

[Bloomberg] JPMorgan Says Watch These Market Correlations for Warnings

[Bloomberg] Lira Falls as Erdogan Demands Probe of Istanbul Vote ‘Stealing’

[Bloomberg] China’s $1 Trillion Sovereign Wealth Fund Has Gone Quiet

[Reuters] Battle for Libya's capital rages, casualties mount

[WSJ] Yield-Hungry Investors Revive ‘Carry Trade’ in Emerging Markets

[WSJ] Big Retail Property Buyer Feels the Sting of Manhattan Slump

[FT] Hedge fund Renaissance pulls back on hunt for market trends

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia shares underpinned by U.S. job news, China stimulus

[Reuters] Oil hits November 2018 highs amid OPEC supply cuts, U.S. sanctions

[Reuters] Eastern Libyan forces conduct air strikes on Tripoli as U.N. fails to reach truce

[NY Post] Federal Reserve nominee Stephen Moore wants to cut interest rates

[Asian Age] Across Asia, populism & democracy is on test

[Bloomberg] India's Cash Crunch Is Weighing on Financial Health of Companies

[FT] Global economy enters ‘synchronised slowdown’

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-RPT-Big banks to report Q1 results with lowered expectations

[Reuters] New NAFTA deal 'in trouble', bruised by elections, tariff rows

[Reuters] Cain nomination for Federal Reserve seat 'still stands': Mulvaney

[Reuters] Compromise? Time ticking down for Britain to come to Brexit agreement

[AP] What next? Some scenarios for UK as Brexit crisis unfolds

[Reuters] China to step up bank reserve ratio cuts to help small firms: state media

[Bloomberg] Tripoli Government's Promise of Counterattack Raises Oil Jitters

[Bloomberg] China Is on a Big Gold-Buying Spree

[Bloomberg] Inflated Credit Scores Leave Investors in the Dark on Real Risks

[Washington Post] How regulators, Republicans and big banks fought for a big increase in lucrative but risky corporate loans

[Reuters] Haftar forces conduct air strike on Tripoli as U.N. calls for truce

[WSJ] Corporate Profit Squeeze Looms, Threatening Stocks’ Climb

[WSJ] Spending Battle Clouds Outlook for U.S. Growth

[FT] Donald Trump’s demands add to Federal Reserve interest rate headaches

[FT] What did the Federal Reserve see that investors did not?