Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Poor PMIs wipe week's gains off global shares

[Reuters] U.S. retail sales post biggest gain in one-and-a-half years in March

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims lowest since 1969; unemployment rolls shrink

[ShareCast] Eurozone PMI Data Disappoint

[Reuters] Fed may need to buy more bonds than before crisis to manage U.S. rates: official

[Reuters] Major automakers fear Trump 'grenade' - imposing U.S. auto tariffs

[Reuters] State media says new tactical weapons test overseen by North Korean leader

[Bloomberg] China's King of Debt Has a $35 Billion Fortune, Lots of Doubters

[Reuters] U.S. says China steps up campaign to influence Taiwan, including vote

[Bloomberg] Factory Slump Deals Euro-Area Economy Weak Second-Quarter Start

[Bloomberg] The World's Most Miserable Economy Has Seven-Figure Inflation

[WSJ] The Student-Debt Crisis Hits Hardest at Historically Black Colleges

[FT] Bondholders take on forex risk as hedging costs soar

[FT] CLO prices languish behind recovery in debt markets

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