Monday, April 18, 2016

Daily News Roundup: Life is like a box of chocolates. Half way through you realize you hate your life.

International Affairs:
Draghi to put ECB stimulus back on agenda after summer (Bloomberg)
Brexit would lead to a 6% drop in the U.K., government warns (Wall Street Journal)
IMF downgrades global growth (again) (The Economist)

Business & Finance:
It's all suddenly going wrong in China's $3 trillion bond market (Bloomberg)
Last time the Saudi's opened the spigots the stock market crash and the Soviet Union fell (Financial Post)
Investors brace for volatility after botched Doha deal (Financial Post)

Grand oil bargain is victim of Saudi Arabia's Iran fixation (Bloomberg)
"Gold is spectre haunting our monetary system" (The Telegraph)

Italian company to build 50MW solar power plant on Iran's Qeshm island (Tehran Times)
U.S. community solar programs could reach 1.5 GW by 2020 (PV Magazine)

Art & Design:
Aston Martin Vantage GT8 (Hi Consumption)
The Fran Silvestre "Cliff House" (Bless This Stuff)
Yup, someone has finally invented it! The 3D pancake printer (Hi Consumption)