Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Comforting China data puts Wall Street records within reach

[Reuters] Oil prices rise for a second day on China demand, U.S. stockpile drop

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit narrows to eight-month low in February

[Reuters] U.S. purchase mortgage activity hits nine-year high: MBA

[Reuters] China first quarter GDP growth steady at 6.4 percent year-on-year, beats expectations for slowdown

[Reuters] China's March industrial output up 8.5 pct, fastest pace in over 4-1/2 years

[Reuters] China's March property investment grows most in 8 months on looser policy

[AP] German government halves 2019 growth forecast to 0.5%

[Reuters] Satellite images may show reprocessing activity at North Korea nuclear site: U.S. researchers

[Bloomberg] Powell Adopts an Inflation Stance Yellen Shunned

[Bloomberg] China’s Strengthening Economy Bolsters Its Hand in Trump Trade Talks

[Bloomberg] China Considers Stimulus to Boost Consumers, Ease Trade Risk

[Bloomberg] A Property Boom Is Coming to China's Smaller Cities

[Bloomberg] China’s Bond Market Reaches a Tipping Point

[Bloomberg] German Economy Heads for Worst Growth in Six Years

[WSJ] China Growth Beats Expectations Thanks to Humming Factories

[FT] Bond sales running at record pace

[FT] Sydney set for another year of falling house prices

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street treads water after mixed earnings; Netflix in focus

[Reuters] U.S. yields climb to 4-week peaks as risk appetite improves

[Reuters] Italian bond yields jump after Bank of Italy's deficit warning

[Reuters] White House talking to other possible Fed candidates: Kudlow

[Reuters] U.S. manufacturing mired in soft patch in first quarter

[Reuters] Haftar's push for Libyan capital stirs international rifts

[Bloomberg] Larry Kudlow Says ‘Very Good Progress’ Being Made in China Talks

[FT] Equivalent of doping? Private equity takes juicing the numbers to the next level