Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] World stocks slip, euro suffers, growth fears linger

[Bloomberg/] Lira Falls as Central Bank Removes Pledge for Further Tightening

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims post biggest rise in 19 months

[AP] US durable goods orders up solid 2.7% in March

[Reuters] BOJ commits to very low rates at least through spring 2020, keeps policy steady

[AP] White House voices support for embattled Fed choice

[CNBC] Deutsche Bank-Commerzbank merger talks collapse

[Reuters] China central bank says no intent to tighten or relax monetary policy

[AP] Spain election dominated by uncertainty, splintered right

[Bloomberg] China Dollar Bond Default Tests Bank Guarantees for First Time

[Bloomberg] China Sovereign Bonds Go From Market Darling to Asia's Worst Bet

[Reuters] Exclusive: Iran's Zarif believes Trump does not want war, but could be lured into conflict

[Reuters] Putin says U.S. guarantees unlikely to prompt North Korea to de-nuclearize

[Reuters] New missile gap leaves U.S. scrambling to counter China

[WSJ] Fed Shift Shakes Up World of Speculative Debt

[WSJ] Hedge-Fund Honcho Kyle Bass Takes Aim at Hong Kong ‘Time Bomb’

[FT] Junk-rated energy debt rises on crude revival

[FT] Is Munich’s property the biggest bubble risk in Europe?

[FT] Putin woos Kim at Vladivostok summit as US talks founder

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street edges lower in mixed earnings day

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields lower on soft global data, after strong auction

[Reuters] Trump renews threat to close Mexican border, send more troops

[Reuters] Iran's Zarif warns U.S. of 'consequences' over oil sanctions, Strait of Hormuz

[Reuters] South Korea economy unexpectedly contracts in first quarter, worst since global financial crisis

[Bloomberg] Mortgage Traders Breathe Easier as the Risk of a Refinancing Wave Ebbs

[WSJ] Fannie and Freddie’s Uncertain Future, Explained