TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 06/11 – 06/17

Friday 06/12

Business Live – guardian

Trump’s $50 Billion China Tariff Threat Signals Worse to Come – Bloomberg
The Bank of Japan appears unlikely to give up on QE anytime soon – businessinsider

Bank of Japan keeps monetary policy steady; offers bleaker view on inflation – cnbc
Dollar touches 2018 high after ECB ‘curveball’ – ft
China’s economy is starting to show its true colours again – businessinsider


Thursday 06/14

Business Live –  guardian

Global Earnings Recession All But Certain As World Trade Weakens – Zerohedge
Retail Sales Surge In May – Biggest Jump In 8 Months – Zerohedge
5 key takeaways from the ECB’s decision to wind down its massive bond-buying program – Marketwatch
ECB Cuts 2018 GDP Forecast, Raises Inflation Outlook – Zerohedge

ECB Meeting Preview: 8 Major Banks expectations from June meet – fxstreet

China economic performance is starting to look a little scratchy – businessinsider

Bank Of Japan Cuts Bond-Buying By 30bn Yen – Biggest Taper Yet – Zerohedge


Wednesday 06/13

Business Live – guardian
Wednesday Morning Briefing – Reuters

U.S. may impose tariffs against China as soon as Friday – Marketwatch
Fed won’t push interest rates too high, award-winning forecaster says – Marketwatch
OMC Hikes Rates As Expected, Signals Two More Rate Hikes In 2018 – Zerohedge
Goldman: The Past Month Has Been One Giant Short Squeeze; Here’s What Happens Next – Zerohedge
Capital Flight To Germany In Full Swing – Zerohedge
Prepare for stock market weirdness when these teams play in the World Cup – qz


Tuesday 06/12

Business Live – guardian

AT&T’s Time Warner Takeover Wins Judge’s Approval in Defeat for Justice Dept. – nyt
Tesla cuts 9% of staff – cnn

FANG Insiders Selling Their Stocks Faster Than Any Time In History – Zerohedge
Consumer Prices Surge At Fastest Pace Since 2011, Real Wage Growth Slumps – Zerohedge
Investment guru Mark Mobius says North Korea presents a ‘tremendous opportunity’ – cnbc
German economic sentiment sinks to lowest level since 2012 — ZEW – FT
Foreign investors continue pull money from emerging markets across Asia – businessinsider
Chinese Phone Giant Xiaomi Could Be Twice as Expensive as Apple – Bloomberg
Robots could replace as many as 10,000 jobs at Citi’s investment bank – businessinsider

Read the full text of the Trump-Kim agreement here – cnbc
China eases restrictions on institutional investor programs – xinhuanet


Monday 06/11

Markets shrug off G7 debacle as Trump blasts ‘fool trade’ – business live – guardian
The Hill’s Morning Report — Inside the historic week ahead – thehill

IMF’s Lagarde says global economic outlook darkening by the day – Reuters
Corporate executives are using stock buybacks to pad their own compensation, according to the SEC – cnbc

Here’s how global financial markets may react if the North Korea summit is a success… or failure – cnbc
Time to kiss easy money goodbye? Five questions for the ECB – Reuters
Interest rates are about to rise again – cnn
The economy is humming. So why do experts foresee a recession in 2020? – cnbc
Trump is getting nowhere with Europe and China on widening trade deficits – cnbc
The 15 biggest wealth managers in the world – businessinsider
Prepare For “The Most Important Week Of The Year” –  Zerohedge
Rolls-Royce, preparing to cut thousands of jobs, says engine problem has spread – Reuters
10 things you need to know in markets today – businessinsider
China’s Xiaomi posts $1 billion first quarter loss ahead of blockbuster IPO – Reuters
Italy’s new economy minister rules out leaving euro – politico
Morgan Stanley Is Wrong: Goldman Warns China’s Credit Impulse Collapse Will “Drag On Growth” This Year – Zerohedge
Swiss voters rejected a radical move to change the way money is created – businessinsider