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Bloomberg: Treasuries at 2% in Sight as Trade War Spurs Global Bond Rally
Treasuries are in the vanguard of a bull run in global bonds, bringing into sight the prospect of benchmark 10-year yields dropping to 2% for the first time since late 2016. [more...]
Bloomberg: A Summer From Hell Is Coming to U.S. Airports
Summer living is supposed to be easy, according to George Gershwin, but millions of air passengers during this year’s peak travel season may beg to differ thanks to a confluence of events that are making airlines and airports nervous. [more...]
Bloomberg: Amazon Is Poised to Unleash a Long-Feared Purge of Small Suppliers
Two months ago, Amazon.com Inc. halted orders from thousands of suppliers with no explanation. Panic ensued -- until the orders quietly resumed weeks later, with Amazon suggesting the pause was part of a campaign to weed out counterfeit products. Suppliers breathed a sigh of relief. [more...]
Bloomberg: Merkel Decides Her Chosen Successor Isn’t Up to the Job
Angela Merkel has given up hope on her heir apparent and is hunkering down in office in the face of growing turmoil in Germany’s ruling party.
Merkel has decided that Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, who took over as leader of the Christian Democratic Union in December, is not up to the country’s top job. [more...]
Bloomberg: China Gears Up to Weaponize Rare Earths in Trade War
Beijing is gearing up to use its dominance of rare earths as a counter in its trade battle with Washington, according to a salvo of media reports in China that included hints from the state planning agency. Stocks of producers surged. [more...]
Bloomberg: London Home Sellers Offer Ever-Growing Discounts
London homebuyers are getting the biggest discounts in at least six years, according to data from Zoopla.
The average reduction on a home in 13 inner London boroughs jumped to 7.6% in the first quarter, up from 7% a year earlier, the property-search website said in a report Wednesday. [more...]
Bloomberg: Why Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam Were Added to U.S. Currency Watchlist
The U.S. Treasury added Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam to a watchlist for currency manipulation, putting their foreign-exchange policies under scrutiny. [more...]
Bloomberg: U.S. Spares China Currency Manipulator Label, Expands Watchlist
The Trump administration again refrained from labeling China a currency manipulator, avoiding further escalation in the trade war between the world’s two largest economies. [more...]
Reuters: Asian shares falter, bonds rally on global risk aversion
Asian shares sank on Wednesday and bonds rallied as investor sentiment soured over growing worries about world growth with trade tensions between Washington and Beijing showing no signs of easing. [more...]
Reuters: China ready to hit back at U.S. with rare earths: newspapers
China is ready to use rare earths to strike back in a trade war with the United States, Chinese newspapers warned on Wednesday in strongly worded commentaries on a move that would escalate tensions between the world’s two largest economies. [more...]
CNBC: Huawei files new legal action as it tries for a swift end to its lawsuit against the US government
Huawei has taken the next step in its legal case against the U.S. government in a bid to expedite the process. In March, Huawei filed a lawsuit against the U.S. alleging a law that bans government agencies from buying the Chinese technology giant’s equipment is unconstitutional. [more...]
CNBC: Falling interest rates are sending a warning signal to the stock market
Falling interest rates may make mortgages and lots of other loans cheaper, but they don’t necessarily mean good things for the stock market.
Treasury yields have had a big move lower this month, as trade war fears rose and economic data disappointed. [more...]
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