Thursday, March 5, 2015

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Brazilian Real Weakens to 3 Per Dollar for First Time Since 2004

[Bloomberg] ECB Ready to Buy Bonds, Signals Inflation Goal in Reach

[Bloomberg] Emerging Stocks Fall on China Growth as Lira Weakens to Record

[Bloomberg] Turkish Lira Falls to Record as Minister Says No Reason to Worry

[Reuters] Greece cannot rely on ECB to dodge funding crunch

[Bloomberg] ECB Keeps Rates Unchanged as Investors Await QE Details

[Bloomberg] Draghi’s New Era Blighted by Old Woes as ECB Finalizes QE

[Bloomberg] Greece Struggles to Make Debt Math Work in Bailout Standoff

[Reuters] Greek unemployment edges up to 26 percent in December

[NYT, Appelbaum] In Eye of Economic Storm, the Fed Blinked

[Bloomberg] Oil Bust Threatens CMBS in Wall Street Funded Shale Towns

[Mark Cuban Blog] Why This Tech Bubble is Worse Than the Tech Bubble of 2000

[Bloomberg] Mark Cuban: We're in a Tech Bubble—and It's Worse Than 2000

[Bloomberg] New York’s Luxury Homes Soared by World-Best 19% in 2014

[Bloomberg] Bond Traders Stymied by Gridlock Turn to Swaps: Credit Markets

[Reuters] Russia starts large-scale military exercises in disputed territories

[Reuters] Yemen's Houthis seize national dialogue HQ, president insists group must leave Sanaa

[Reuters] U.S. Syria strategy falters with collapse of rebel group

[Reuters] China to raise defence budget 10.1 percent this year in high-tech drive

[Bloomberg] BOE’s Crisis Liquidity Auctions Face Unprecedented Fraud Probe