Thursday, May 2, 2019

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Dented Fed rate cut hopes drag on stocks; dollar, yields climb

[AP] Trump Fed choice Stephen Moore withdraws amid controversy

[Reuters] German consumption showing early signs of recovery: Bundesbank

[Bloomberg] Trump's 0-for-4 Streak on Fed Choices Raises Concern on Vetting

[Bloomberg] Pig ‘Ebola’ Virus Sends Shock Waves Through Global Food Chain

[NYT] Why Wages Are Finally Rising, 10 Years After the Recession

[WSJ] Fed Is Shifting the Goal Posts, and Investors Should Care

[WSJ] CBO Sees National Debt Continuing To Grow

[FT] Russia says stance on Venezuela ‘incompatible’ with US view

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street turns lower as oil stocks drag

[Reuters] Oil prices dip on record U.S. output, but global market tense

[Reuters] U.S. first quarter productivity rise fastest since 2014; labor costs fall

[AP] A Trump dilemma: Finding a dovish GOP ally to serve on Fed

[Reuters] Factories on the mend in April but still struggling

[Reuters] Explainer: Venezuela crisis puts Trump policy to the test

[Bloomberg] Powell Brushes Aside Rate-Cut Pressure With Confidence on Prices

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Are Ditching the Dollar for Gold

[Bloomberg] ECB `Bully' Forces Credit-Risk Scramble, Says JPMorgan's Michele

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Resurrect CDO Trade. This Time They Say It Will Work

[Bloomberg] China's Mass Surveillance More Sophisticated Than Thought

[WSJ] U.S. Navy Plans to Extends Its Reach in the Arctic

[FT] Central bank gold buying buoys global demand