Dow Drops 300 Points; Treasury Yields Climb Higher 
 

All three major U.S. markets were in the red, with the Dow declining 1%.


 
Goldman Sachs executive Beth Hammack named next president of Cleveland Fed 
 

Will be a voting FOMC member this year


 
Mortgage rates inch up for the first time in a month, spooking home buyers 
 

Mortgage applications fell 5.7% in the last week, the Mortgage Bankers Association said. The average rate for a 30-year mortgage is 7.05%.


 
Bank of Japan Reports Record Stock Gains for Last Financial Year 
 

Japan's central bank reported record unrealized gains on its stockholdings in the financial year that ended March, reflecting historic rises in Tokyo shares.


 
IMF Raises China Economic Growth Forecasts 
 

China's economic outlook seems brighter after a strong first-quarter performance and recent policy stimulus, the International Monetary Fund said as it raised growth forecasts for the country.


 
China's Biggest Cities Continue to Ease Home-Buying Policies 
 

More of China's biggest cities are easing home-buying policies, after top leaders recently signaled a shift to aggressive measures to resolve the country's ongoing property crisis.


 
Hannon's Take: A Soft Landing From the Putin Shock 
 

It seems increasingly likely that Europe's economy is on the mend, even if it will never be quite the same again.


 
German Consumer Confidence Continues to Improve 
 

The GfK forward-looking consumer-climate index for Germany forecast a rise in confidence in June, increasing for a fourth month in a row, as purchasing power is set to improve with easing inflation.


 
One of Wall Street's Biggest Bulls Got More Bullish. There Is Reason for Caution. 
 

Analysts are raising their market forecasts based on growing corporate earnings, but there are also some contrarian signs.


 
BOJ's Adachi Says Further Policy Changes Need to Proceed Carefully 
 

The Bank of Japan will need to proceed carefully with any further policy changes, policy board member Seiji Adachi said, stressing that the central bank's decision to end easing measures wasn't a shift toward monetary tightening.


(END) Dow Jones Newswires

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