Monday, April 22, 2019

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street jogs in place in quiet trading session

[Reuters] Oil jumps on U.S. plans to tighten Iran sanctions; dollar eases

[Reuters] Treasuries -Steeper yield curve kicks off $237 bln auction week

[Reuters] U.S. home sales tumble as supply constraints linger

[AP] Medicare, Social Security face shaky fiscal futures

[AP] San Francisco at ‘boiling point’ over tech, houses, homeless

[AP] Boom market in small businesses shows signs of cooling

[Reuters] Herman Cain withdraws from consideration for Fed seat, Trump says

[CNBC] Sales of the cheapest and swankiest homes are tanking, but for very different reasons

[Bloomberg] Recently Hot Housing Markets Now See Biggest Sales Declines

[Bloomberg] America’s Elderly Are Twice as Likely to Work Now Than in 1985

[WSJ] Social Security Costs to Exceed Income in 2020, Trustees Say

[FT] What does the end of the US waiver on Iran’s oil exports mean?

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks pull back ahead of earnings; oil stocks jump

[Reuters] Oil hits 2019 high on U.S. plan to tighten squeeze on Iran

[Reuters] China stocks fall from 13-month high on worries Beijing may slow policy easing

[Reuters] Gold recovers from 4-month low, tracks oil price rally

[Reuters] U.S. to announce end to Iran sanctions waivers, oil prices spike

[BBC] Why the US-China rivalry will not end with a trade deal

[Bloomberg] Beijing Just Undermined China's $2.5 Trillion Stock Rally

[Bloomberg] Iran Raises Stakes in U.S. Showdown With Threat to Close Hormuz

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Housing Agency Cracks Down on No-Money-Down Home Loans

[Bloomberg] El-Erian: What’s Missing for a Market ‘Melt Up’

[WSJ] As Stocks Climb, Some Investors Wonder When to Get Out

[FT] Why American CEOs are worried about capitalism

[FT] The rise of ‘super carry’ unsettles private equity investors

[FT] Fatal fever ravages China’s pig farms and shakes global food markets

[FT] Chinese stocks fall on fears of fresh ‘shadow banking’ purge

[FT] Macro hedge funds hopeful the good times are back