Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record closing highs on upbeat earnings

[Reuters] Oil surges amid OPEC caution to offset Iran sanctions

[CNBC] The Fed’s key interest rate keeps climbing higher, and that could become a problem

[Reuters] Sanctions on Iranian oil bring U.S. drivers pain at the pump

[Reuters] Libyan forces push back Haftar's troops south of Tripoli: witnesses

[FT] Exchange-traded bond funds crash through $1tn in assets

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Upbeat earnings boost Wall Street

[Reuters] Oil hits highest since November as U.S. to tighten Iran sanctions

[Reuters] Italian bond yields hit seven-week high as govt tensions grow, rating review looms

[Reuters] U.S. new home sales rise to near one-and-a-half-year high

[CNBC] Trump vows to ‘reciprocate’ against EU tariffs after Harley reports nearly 27% drop in profit

[Bloomberg] Fed Seems Resigned to Bubble Risk in Effort to Extend Expansion

[Reuters] North Korea's Kim Jong Un to meet Putin in Russia on Thursday: report

[Reuters] How China is replacing America as Asia’s military titan

[NYT] As Herman Cain Bows Out of Fed Contention, Focus Shifts to Stephen Moore

[NYT] A Vicious, Untreatable Killer Leaves China Guessing

[WSJ] Traders Wager on Calm as Volatility Evaporates

[WSJ] China’s Banks Are Running Out of Dollars

[WSJ] Xi’s Unsteady Steps Revive Worries Over Lack of Succession Plan in China

[FT] Tranquillity reigns but markets are scarred by last year’s mayhem

[FT] China protests against renewed US sanctions on Iran crude oil

[FT] Chinese slum demolitions reveal government debt strains