Monday, April 29, 2019

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street climbs as tame inflation data supports dovish Fed

[Reuters] Argentina's peso rises after central bank signals more dollar sales

[CNBC] The Fed is looking at a new program that could be another version of ‘quantitative easing’

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending roars back, but inflation tame

[Reuters] Strong U.S. growth, weak inflation leave Fed stuck happily on hold

[AP] Pelosi, Schumer tell Trump infrastructure needs ‘massive’

[CNBC] San Francisco Bay Area home prices fall for the first time in 7 years

[Bloomberg] One in Seven Homes in Japan Is Empty

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Global shares turn flat as sentiment wanes

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending posts biggest gain since 2009

[CNBC] Core personal consumption expenditures index unchanged in March, vs 1.7% increase expected

[Reuters] Mnuchin hopes latest talks may seal U.S.-China trade deal

[Reuters] As trade talks reach endgame, U.S.-China ties could hinge on enforcement

[Reuters] U.S. sanctions on Iran, Venezuela set up crunch for heavier oil

[Bloomberg] U.S.-China Talks to Resume With Significant Issues Unresolved

[Reuters] Spain's Socialists, short of majority, weigh partners for forming government

[Reuters] Two U.S. Navy warships sail through strategic Taiwan Strait

[Reuters] Libyan forces push back against Haftar in house-to-house battles

[Reuters] Global military spending at new post-Cold War high, fueled by U.S., China - think-tank

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Economic Confidence Slips to Lowest Since 2016

[Bloomberg] U.S. Warns China Over Civil Forces in South China Sea, FT Says

[Bloomberg] How Giants Fall in China

[WSJ] Trump’s New Nafta Faces Mounting Resistance in Democratic House

[WSJ] Negative Yields Deepen Along With Europe’s Problems

[FT] Weak US inflation scrambles debate on Fed’s next rates move

[FT] Debt investors should look out for China’s east-west divide