Friday, August 5, 2016

Friday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] S&P 500 Rises to Record as Dollar Gains on Jobs Data; Bonds Fall

[Bloomberg] BOE's Plan for Corporate Bonds Draws Backlash in Some Quarters

[Bloomberg] U.S. Farmland Prices Fall $10 an Acre in First Drop Since 2009

[Bloomberg] Florida Shudders as Zika Spread Forces Miami Shops to Close

[NYT] How Dell Raised $67 Billion for the Biggest Tech Deal Ever

[Reuters] Japan protests after Chinese ships sail near disputed islets

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Payrolls Surge as U.S. Hiring Gains Broad-Based for Second Month

[Bloomberg] Dollar Rebounds After Payrolls Beat Forecasts as Treasuries Drop

[Bloomberg] Global Stocks Advance With Metals on Stimulus as Dollar Slips

[Bloomberg] Asian Shares Climb With Bonds as Oil Declines While Aussie Gains

[Reuters] Oil prices fall as short-covering rally fizzles, oversupply weighs

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit rises to ten-month high in June

[Bloomberg] European Banks Back Away From Targets Again Amid Brexit Squeeze

[Nikkei AR] BOJ's massive easing nears turning point

[Bloomberg] Investors Await Moody’s Turkey Verdict to Move Billions in Funds

[Reuters] Lipper fund flows IG US$2.472bn inflow; HY US$2.464bn outflow

[Reuters] China's regions show big economic divergence as rustbelt suffers, cities prosper

[CNBC] Brazil's politics, economy are huge messes as Olympics begin

[CNBC] US unlikely to extradite imam Turkey blames for coup: WSJ

[WSJ] Companies Routinely Steer Analysts to Deliver Earnings Surprises

[WSJ] New Tool for Central Banks: Buying Corporate Bonds

[FT] Commodities attract biggest bets since 2009

[Bloomberg] Merkel’s Approval Rating Plunges Following Attacks in Germany

[Reuters] China slams Japan minister for ducking Nanjing massacre questions