Thursday, April 25, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 flat as losses in industrials offset gains in Facebook, Microsoft

[Reuters] Strong dollar sends emerging currency index to three-month low

[Reuters] Growth worries keep German 10-yr yield below zero, Italy suffers

[Reuters] Trump says China's Xi will soon come to White House

[Reuters] Japan tells U.S. can't link monetary policy to trade: finance minister Aso

[Reuters] Trump administration sidelines offshore drilling plan: WSJ

[Reuters] Investors take 'Spring Break' from risk assets, pulling cash from junk-bond funds

[Gallup] Americans' Stress, Worry and Anger Intensified in 2018

[Bloomberg] World Trade Volumes Are Plunging at the Fastest Pace in a Decade

[Bloomberg] Farming Veteran Warns China's Pig Crisis Only Getting Worse

[FT] Turkish markets weaken on central bank reluctance to raise rates

Thursday's News Links

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

[Bloomberg/Investing.com] 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