Decent US jobs data: March US NFP 215k (est 205k), AHE 2.3% YoY (est 2.2%), UR 5% (est 4.9%) as more people enter workforce
Unemployment rate 5.0%, Participation rate 63.0%, avg hourly earnings +0.3%, avg weekly hours 34.4
66th consecutive month of job gains, extending the longest streak in history.
Labor Force Participation Rate moves up for the 4th consecutive month. Had hit its lowest level since '77 last Sep.
Yields US 3-month: 22 bps German 10-Year: 13 bps Swiss 30-Year: 19 bps
#Iraq: 1,119 Iraqis killed and another 1,561 injured in acts of terrorism, violence & armed conflict in March 2016.
Turkish jet fighters launch airstrikes at PKK targets in northern Iraq http://xhne.ws/nmbFf
A comprehensive overview on Jabhat al - Nusra. An important missive to read !
Kremlin's position on President Assad had not changed, His fate must be decided only by people of Syria in elections http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2016/04/01/Russia-hopes-for-Syria-regime-flexibility-at-peace-talks.html …
About 1,200 "foreign fighters" are believed to have returned to the EU from Syria and Iraq http://bloom.bg/22UtMZV
#SYRIA Syrian engineers have cleared 4 km of M-7 highway, which led from Palmyra to Deir ez-Zor. 36 mines have been defused
Russian forces arrive in Syria on mine-clearing mission in ancient town of Palmyra http://aje.io/zhty
Mastermind of Ankara blast escaped due to delayed intelligence: Report http://bit.ly/1VfOk9o
EU-Turkey deal: staff shortages and rights concerns post twin threat. Our round-up of the many moving parts today http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/01/refugee-deal-threatened-by-lack-of-staff-and-concern-at-turkish-human-rights?CMP=share_btn_tw …
Britain 'cannot possibly absorb' number of EU migrants expected, Cabinet minister http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2016/04/01/britain-cannot-possibly-absorb-number-of-eu-migrants-expected-ca/?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter …
'Fortress Austria' and guarding the external EU borders http://dw.com/p/1IOIU
The EU's controversial deal with Turkey won't work: http://ow.ly/10bpKJ
Turkey's relationship with the US is reaching its breaking point http://read.bi/25B4ZJj
Three #Libya Oil Ports Set to Reopen http://www.wsj.com/articles/three-libya-oil-ports-set-to-reopen-1459447262 …
#Libya Still no word from eastern government (Tobruk) on reaction to UN backed government arriving Tripoli.
France says be ready for #Libya intervention https://www.yahoo.com/news/france-says-ready-libya-intervention-032008293.html …
Arrivals rocket in #Italy |#Merkel musical chairs in #Greece-#Turkey w/o SealedBorder futile; there has 2be pushback http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/europe/refugee-crisis-arrivals-rocket-in-italy-amid-warnings-turkey-deal-could-force-migrants-on-more-a6959491
Turkey is not a safe country for refugees generally , Syrian refugees specifically. EU looking the other way.
Turkish is no safe haven for refugees – it shoots them at the border http://gu.com/p/4t2fk/stw
#BREAKING First Syrians due in Germany Monday under EU-Turkey pact: ministry
Denmark extends border controls to deter refugee influx as spring approaches http://trtworld.com/europe/denmark-extends-border-controls-to-deter-refugee-influx-79962 …
Refugees, migrants break out from Chios detention camp in protest http://dlvr.it/KxdMb7
EU border guard proposal - more leaked docs Council intends to agree whole text next week: http://statewatch.org/news/2016/apr/ebca-documents-ep-study.html …
Greek parliament set to vote on asylum bill as unrest in refugee camps grows http://dw.com/p/1INux
Germany’s refugee crisis has left it as bitterly divided as Donald Trump’s America | Konstatin Richter http://gu.com/p/4t265/stw
Sweden's Tourism Industry Collapses As Resorts Become Refugee Centers / Refugee crisis spirals out of control http://ln.is/www.zerohedge.com/ne/ysbQV …