Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street dips as healthcare slide offsets chip boost

[Reuters] U.S. labor market remains tight, economy continues to grow: Fed Beige Book

[Reuters] Fed's Harker sees 'sound' economy, forecasts future rate hike

[Reuters] Wall Street banks under pressure to make deeper cost cuts

[Bloomberg] Fed Saw ‘Some Strengthening’ Amid Slight-to-Moderate Expansion

[WSJ] U.S., China Set Tentative Timeline for Next Round of Trade Talks

[FT] Turkey props up reserves with billions of dollars in short-term borrowing

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