Thursday, April 11, 2019

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Oil has best run in three years; JPM earnings boost stocks

[Reuters] Oil prices firm amid OPEC supply cuts, U.S. sanctions on Iran and Venezuela

[CNBC] JP Morgan shares surge after bank posts record profit and revenue

[Reuters] U.S. import prices rise for third month

[Reuters] China March new loans rebound sharply, more policy easing expected

[Reuters] China March exports rebound to five-month high but imports fall more than expected

[Reuters] Uber unveils IPO with warning it may never make a profit

[CNBC] Why India’s election matters for US investors

[Bloomberg] China’s Credit Growth Surges Back, Signaling Firmer Recovery

[Bloomberg] Hidden Bond Market Dangers Expose Traders to $2 Trillion Wipeout

[Bloomberg] How China Turned 350 Million Millennials Into Day Traders

[Bloomberg] As China Trade War Cools, Japan Braces for Its Clash With Trump

[Bloomberg] Running Out of Options, India Shadow Banks Sell Bonds to Public

[Bloomberg] In Hong Kong, $1.2 Million Will Only Buy You an Average Home

[WSJ] How Trump’s Pressure Puts the Fed in a Policy Pickle

[WSJ] What’s Next for the Global Space Race

[FT] China local governments flood market with $179bn in bonds

[FT] The future of central bank frameworks

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

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] The S&P 500 ends flat as investors await bank earnings

[CNBC] Shadow banking is now a $52 trillion industry, posing a big risk to the financial system

[AP] Apartment rents climbing, and poised to go higher

[Politico] Kudlow: Fed may not hike interest rates 'in my lifetime'

[Reuters] White House's Kudlow says Jerome Powell can turn into good Fed chairman

[Reuters] Big turnout for India's giant election, where Modi has an edge

[Reuters] Germany halves 2019 economic growth forecast to 0.5 percent: Spiegel

[WSJ] Arab Spring Aftershocks Echo in North African Upheaval

[FT] Tett: Corporate America is failing to invest