Sunday, August 16, 2015

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Futures Pace U.S. Stock Gains Before Japan GDP; Oil Slides

[Bloomberg] Japan’s Economy Contracts as Consumption, Investment Decline

[Reuters] Brazil protesters keep pressure on President Rousseff

[Bloomberg] China GDP Slower Than Official Data Helps Explain Stimulus Moves

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Outlook Dims for Economists as QE Impact Falls Short

[Bloomberg] Yuan Drop Leads India to Mull Steel Anti-Dumping Duties

[FT] Merkel fights to contain Greece rebellion

Sunday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Egypt Stocks Fall Amid Brotherhood Probe; Saudi Equities Retreat

[Bloomberg] PBOC Chief Economist Says Yuan May Move in Both Directions

[Reuters] China yuan to move both ways, more 'adjustments' unlikely: central bank economist

[Bloomberg] Brazilians Take to the Streets Sunday as Rousseff Regains Allies

[WSJ] Panoply of Causes Unites Brazilians Against Leader

[CNBC] Rents rise to ‘crazy’ levels: Zillow

[NYT] In Providing Debt Relief to Greece, the Devil Is in the Details

[FT] Russia recession poses financial dilemma for companies

[NYT, Morgenson] Doubt Starts Chipping Away at the Market’s Mind-Set

[RT] Russia and China to stage naval drills in Sea of Japan, train for beach landing

[AP] South China Sea Watch: China rejects island building freeze

[Reuters] Germany says situation in eastern Ukraine 'explosive'

[UK Independent] Ukraine fears 'big war' as Russia sends in more troops