TOP NEWS: Week 05/09 – 05/15

Weekend 05/14 & 05/15

China’s Economy Grinds Down a Gear as Heavy Industry Drags – Bloomberg

Friday 05/13

German growth more than doubles – business live – guardian

China Hard Landing Spreads: Hong Kong GDP Tumbles At Fastest Pace Since Financial Crisis – Zerohedge
China Credit Expansion Moderates Amid Warning on Debt Binge – Bloomberg

Euro-Area Growth Revised Down Slightly Despite German Strength – Bloomberg

German Economy Grows at Fastest in Two Years on Domestic Demand – Bloomberg

Chinese banks’ bad debt soars 41% – asianikkei



Thursday 05/12

Bank of England likely to cut growth forecasts as Brexit vote looms – business live – guardian

Two More Energy Companies Go Bankrupt: Linn Energy, Penn Virgina File Chapter 11 – Zerohedge
Bayer Said to Explore Bid for $40 Billion Seed Company Monsanto – Bloomberg
Negative Rates Risk Weakness for Lenders, Says World Bank’s Oteh – Bloomberg
Huge disappointments in flash GDP estimates from Poland and Hungary in Q1 – nordea
The UK economy is slowing – and it’s not just because of the ‘Brexit’ vote – cnbc

Brazil President Dilma Rousseff Suspended After Losing Impeachment Vote – Bloomberg

Polish Stocks Count $50 Billion Cost One Year After Duda Win – Bloomberg
Gold Fund Buying Frenzy Spurs Demand to Second-Highest Ever – Bloomberg
China Eats So Much Pork These Feed Producers Became Billionaires – Bloomberg

Biggest Europe IPO in 2016 Finds Home on Prague Exchange: Chart – Bloomberg
Majority in Brazil Senate Debate Backs Impeachment of Rousseff – Bloomberg

Nissan in Talks for Stake in Scandal-Hit Mitsubishi Motors – Bloomberg


Wednesday 05/11

Business Live – guardian

Fed Economist Says Stop Relying on Stocks for Recession Signals – Bloomberg
Clinton Son-In-Law Shuts Losing Greece Hedge Fund – barrons
Brazil’s Top Bond Traders Bet on Local Debt as Impeachment Looms – Bloomberg
Hardcore Bear ETFs Poised to Swell Past Bulls as Inflows Surge – Bloomberg
Pimco Total Return Fund Cuts Emerging Debt to Lowest Since 2014 – Bloomberg
The Largest High-Yield ETF Just Saw Record Outflows: Deutsche – barrons
Italian Banks Are Crashing (Again) After Bad-Loan Writedowns Soar – Zerohedge
Erdogan Power Grip Prompts Worst Turkey Bond Rout in Year: Chart – Bloomberg

Spain Boosts Euro Area’s Ultra-Long Trend With New 50-Year Bond – Bloomberg
Ruble Golden Cross Shows Best World Rally Has Room to Run: Chart – Bloomberg
Inflation at 20-Month High in Egypt Adds Pressure to Raise Rates – Bloomberg
S&P Positive on Indonesia’s Reforms, Finance Minister Says – Bloomberg
Brazil Impeachment Vote Could Spell Rousseff’s Last Day on Job – Bloomberg
Japan Policy: Fiscal Boost, BOJ Funds and December Elections – wisdomtree
Japan’s Biggest Traders See No Commodities Recovery in Sight – Bloomberg
Toyota Sees First Profit Drop in Five Years on Yen Strength – Bloomberg
PBOC pumps more money into market – xinhuanet



Tuesday 05/10

Greece crisis: debt sustainability in doubt despite eurogroup progress – business live – guardian

Hong Kong ETF Shows Global Traders Just Don’t Like City’s Stocks – Bloomberg
There Is a Way Forward for Brazil – beyondbullsandbears

French government to impose labor reform by decree in face of rebellion – Reuters
It’s a Tough Job Market for the Young Without College Degrees – nyt
Bank of America Strategist Warns of Imminent ‘Vortex of Negative Headlines’ Sending U.S. Stocks Plummeting – Bloomberg

There’s a Reason New ETFs Look Too Silly or Complex – Bloomberg
Goldman Sachs Calls the Bottom for the Dollar – Bloomberg
Russian Equity Rally Has BCS, Elbrus Predicting Market Reversal – Bloomberg

Hedge Funds Bullish on the Philippines as Duterte Wins Election – Bloomberg

German Industrial Output Falls for Second Month as Demand Cools – Bloomberg
BOJ starts offloading legacy of bygone stock-buying program – asianikkei


Monday 05/19

Greek crisis: Eurozone ministers to discuss debt relief – business live – guardian

Negative Rates Are Better at QE Than Actual QE – wsj
St. Louis Fed Slams Draghi, Kuroda – “Negative Rates Are Taxes In Sheep’s Clothing” – Zerohedge
Brazil Real Plummets With Stocks as Impeachment Hits Roadblock – Bloomberg

Iron Ore, Rebar Crash Into Bear Market, Baltic Dry Dead-Cat-Bounce Dies – Zerohedge
Goldman: The Search for Yield Is Just Getting Started – Bloomberg
The Bank Of Japan Begins Selling ¥1.3 Trillion In Stocks Acquired Over The Years – Zerohedge
Turkish Political Turmoil Prompts Banks to Turn Bearish on Lira – Bloomberg
“Capitalism Has A Crisis” – Deutsche Sees No Light At The End Of The Tunnel “Until There Is A Recession” – Zerohedge
German Factory Orders Advance in March as Exports Pick Up – Bloomberg
Emerging-Market Stocks Are Now Cheaper Than Junk Bonds: Chart – Bloomberg
Even China’s Party Mouthpiece Is Warning About Debt – Bloomberg
China Weighs Down Emerging Equities as Won Sinks to Six-Week Low – Bloomberg
Iron Ore in Free Fall as Port Holdings Expand, China Frenzy Ebbs – Bloomberg
PBOC Balance Sheet Shrinks While ECB, BOJ Assets Soar: Chart – Bloomberg
Negative Rates Hit Global Shipping Market – Bloomberg

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