TOP NEWS: Week 05/08 – 05/14

Weekend 05/13 & 05/14

“Caution Ahead” Citi Urges As Four Key Chinese Indicators Are “Starting To Wave Red Flags” – ZeroHedge
“It Fell Off A Cliff”: Morgan Stanley’s Macro Indicator Just Crashed The Most Since Dec. 2008 – ZeroHedge
North Korea Test-Fires 7th Ballistic Missile Of 2017, Projectile Flew 700Km, Landed In Sea Of Japan – ZeroHedge
Why US Investors, And Especially VIX Sellers, Should Care About China In 1 Simple Chart – ZeroHedge
“Canada Hasn’t Seen A Bank Run Such As This In Decades” – Finance Minister Says Home Capital Bailout Is Possible – ZeroHedge
“Q1 Earnings Were Great, But…” – Goldman Pours Cold Water On The Strongest Quarter Since 2011 – ZeroHedge
The Great Misconception Of A Return To “Normal” – ZeroHedge


Friday 05/12

Business Live – guardian

The Great Shadow Unwind: Chinese Entrusted Loans Post First Decline In 10 Years – ZeroHedge
Popular Low-Volatility Game Returning 4,000% May End in Tears – Bloomberg

Dollar Tanks after US Data – Is this a Pullback or Top? – bk

U.S. consumer prices rebound on rising gasoline, rental costs – Reuters

Retail sales strengthen in April, brightening economic outlook – Marketwatch
Cash crunch on China’s new Silk Road – CNBC

Visualizing Who Holds U.S. Debt Internationally – Zerohedge
Money is pouring into one of the world’s biggest stock markets at a record pace – businessinsider
Fitch: German GDP Shows How Eurozone Growth is Gaining Traction – fitch
German First-Quarter Growth Accelerates as Investment Surges – Bloomberg
Bitcoin shoots past $1,800 for the first time – businessinsider

Commodity Rout Shows Signs of Easing as Gold Rises: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg
Noble Group’s Share Slump Worsens as DBS Sees Further Losses – Bloomberg
The kiwi plunges as the Reserve Bank of New Zealand cuts its inflation outlook – businessinsider



Thursday 05/11

Business Live – guardian

Snap is getting destroyed after its earnings disaster – businessinsider
Odd Lots: Inside The Hidden Cycles That Rule Markets, History and Everyday Life – Bloomberg

China’s $246 Billion Foreign Buying Spree Is Unraveling – Bloomberg
Draghi Stays Calm on Stimulus as Dutch Warn of Risks With Tulip – Bloomberg
Bill Blain: “Something Is Happening In Europe And We Don’t Know What It Is…” – Zerohedge
Taiwan Stock Index Rises Above 10,000 for First Time in 17 Years – Bloomberg



Wednesday 05/10

Business Live – guardian

Oil jumps 3% as U.S. inventories see biggest weekly drop of 2017 – Marketwatch
Trump’s Decision To Terminate Comey Is Now Delaying His Economic Reform Schedule – Zerohedge

It’s not just the VIX – low volatility is everywhere – Reuters
Greek Stocks Soar To Longest Winning Streak Since ’99 (Despite Unconstitutional Bailout Demands) – Zerohedge

Greek Bill Demand Touches Highest Since 2015 on Improved Outlook – Bloomberg

Top Oil Trader Warns Shaky Demand Risks Thwarting OPEC’s Aim – Bloomberg

Asian markets return to gains after Korean election – Marketwatch

AUSTRALIA: Here’s how the new $6 billion tax on the banks will work – businessinsider
Australia’s big banks hit by $6.2bn levy in budget cash grab – guardian
China consumer inflation edged up in April – Marketwatch


Tuesday 05/09

Business Live – guardian

Nasdaq closes at its 30th record for 2017, but Dow, S&P 500 limp lower – Marketwatch
China Commodity Crash Accelerates As Traders “Forced To Destock” – Zerohedge

Economic Confidence Slumps To Lowest Since Trump’s Election – Zerohedge
Turkish Lira Tumbles After Trump Approves Plan To Directly Arm Kurds – Zerohedge
Bitcoin soars past $1,700 for the first time – businessinsider

Half Of Canadians Have $200 Or Less In Savings – Zerohedge
Goldman Says Fed Hikes, Commodity Gains to Come Hand-in-Hand – Bloomberg
What’s Killing The Middle Class? (Part 2) – Zerohedge
Gold Drops Below Macron Lows, Breaks Key Technical Level – Zerohedge
SocGen: Beware The Ghost Of 1993 – Zerohedge
German Exports Bolster Economy as Industrial Output Drops – Bloomberg
Morgan Stanley warns of growing risk to its 2018 outlook for oil – Marketwatch
China’s Deleveraging Pain Puts Investors on Alert for Contagion – Bloomberg

German industrial output slips, but beats views – Marketwatch



Monday 05/08

Stock markets relieved as France rejects Le Pen – business live – guardian
Live: Euro and stock futures rise as Emmanuel Macron wins the French presidential election – cnbc

Gundlach makes bearish call on stock market as S&P 500, Nasdaq hit records – Marketwatch
Apple Shares Soar: Push Market Cap Above $800 Billion For First Time – Zerohedge
Rating agencies applaud Macron’s victory but warn of challenges ahead – cnbc
VIX Crashes To A 9 Handle – Lowest Level Since Feb 2007 – Zerohedge
Goldman: “The Last Time Correlations Were This Low Was Just Before The Financial Crisis” – Zerohedge
Here’s what David Einhorn just presented at one of the biggest hedge fund conferences of the year – businessinsider
Household Spending Growth Expectations Crash To Cycle Lows – Zerohedge
Home Capital Stalls a Nascent Canadian Mortgage Bond Market – Bloomberg
Don’t Show Jim Bullard This Chart – Zerohedge

What’s Killing The Middle Class? (Part 1) – Zerohedge
Bitcoin hits $1,600 for the first time and one investor says it could rally to $4,000 in a few months – cnbc
Market Mocks OPEC Crude Jawboning; Morgan Stanley Warns Of Risks To 2018 Oil Price – Zerohedge

German Factory Orders Rise as Economic Boom Continues Undaunted – Bloomberg
Euro Weakens as Markets Look Past Macron Victory Toward Draghi – Bloomberg
Asian Stocks Climb as Global Growth Seen Intact: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

These Charts Show China’s Stock Panic May Be Over: Analysts – Bloomberg
“A Complete Mess” – China Stocks, Bonds, Commodities Crumble As Trade Data Disappoints – Zerohedge
Chinese Trade surplus grows in April – chinadaily
China’s Exports Remained Resilient as Global Demand Recovers – Bloomberg
Saudi Arabia Says Oil Cuts Could Extend Beyond End of 2017 – Bloomberg

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