TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 03/11 – 03/17

Friday 03/15

Bank of Japan’s global slowdown warning; Interserve rescue rejected – business live – guardian

Profit Pinch Worse Than It Looks With 40% of S&P 500 in Decline – Bloomberg
Oil demand concerns overdone, Brent to rise above $70/bbl: Goldman – Reuters
U.S. oil hits highest so far this year, but concerns over demand growth drag – Reuters
Asian markets rise, led by Japan’s Nikkei – Marketwatch
China approves law against forced tech transfers to appease U.S. – Marketwatch




Thursday 03/14

Business Live – guardian

UK Parliament Votes To Delay Brexit Day – Zerohedge
Mortgage rates skid to lowest level in a year – Marketwatch
GE Shares Plunge On Dismal 2019 Outlook – Zerohedge
Apple stock gains after Morgan Stanley sees signs of iPhone stabilization in China – Marketwatch

RWE gives muted outlook after 2018 profit drops – Marketwatch
German inflation holds steady at 1.7% in February – Marketwatch
China puts margin financing under scrutiny as stock market froth evokes memories of 2015 rout – scmp

China’s industrial output slower than expected – Marketwatch



Wednesday 03/13

Cloudera plummets on a disappointing forecast – CNBC
Boeing suffers a tumultuous day on Wall Street, but ends the day up half a percent – nbcnews
Did Howard Marks Just Call The Top: Brookfield Buying Most Of Oaktree – Ζerohedge
EU pros and cons of delaying Brexit beyond March 29 – Reuters
Sterling Rallies As UK Parliament Votes To Reject No-Deal Brexit, 312 To 308 – Zerohedge

US Markets Extend Drop As Trump Warns “Not In A Rush” For China Trade Deal – Zerohedge
America’s Most Hated Home Loan Is Staging a Comeback – Bloomberg
Largest Credit Hedge Fund Bets $1 Billion On Next “Big Short”  – Zerohedge
Core Durable Goods Orders Slipped In January But Core Capex Jumped – Zerohedge
US Producer Price Growth Slows To 20-Month Lows – Zerohedge



Tuesday 03/12

Business Live – guardian
Schwab Market Update – Schwab

Theresa May’s Brexit deal is rejected again: Here’s what happens next – cnbc
Pompeo to meet oil executives, push U.S. crude exports, Iran policy – sources – Reuters

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: Boeing, Microsoft, Tesla, Amazon & more – cnbc

US Consumer Price Growth Slowest Since Sept 2016 As Auto, Drug Prices Slump – Zerohedge
What a late-cycle slowdown means for profit margins – blackrock



Monday 03/11

Bad loan build-up clouds emerging share market picture – Reuters
Moody’s downgrades auto industry outlook from stable to negative on falling demand – cnbc
OPEC to Be Squeezed by U.S. Shale Until Mid-2020s, IEA Says – Bloomberg
GDP Crash: Atlanta Fed Sees Q1 GDP Tumbling To Just 0.2% – Zerohedge
Nordea View: That came easy, now bet hard – nordea
Barrick Gold ends hostile Newmont bid, signs Nevada joint venture – Reuters
Pound Climbs As Merkel Says EU Has Made UK “An Important Offer” – Zerohedge
Levi Strauss to offer 36.7 million shares in IPO priced at $14 to $16 each – Marketwatch
Retail Sales Suffer Biggest 2-Month Drop In A Decade Despite Jan Rebound  – Zerohedge
Key Events This Week: Brexit, Retail Sales And CPI – Zerohedge
China vehicles sales falls for eighth straight month in February, damping hopes of economic upturn – scmp
China’s stocks stabilise after falling most in five months as traders await key economic data – scmp
Global Markets Rebound On China Stimulus Hopes – Zerohedge
Turkey Enters First Recession Since The Financial Crisis – Zerohedge
Oil Rises As Saudi Extends Production Cuts Through April – Zerohedge

China may be banking on market reforms rather than interest rate cuts to boost growth, analysts say – scmp
A Roundup of China’s Financial News for the Week Ending March 8 – yicai
China’s Credit Growth Slows Down More Than Expected in February on Tighter Regulation – yicai