Sunday, December 4, 2016

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Euro Gains With Stocks as Italy Vote Absorbed in ‘Three Minutes’

[Reuters] Oil tops $55 for first time in 16 months as OPEC deal fuels buying

[Reuters] Monte dei Paschi subordinated debt drops as swap seen at risk

[Reuters] Rescue of Italian bank Monte Paschi in danger after Renzi's defeat

[Bloomberg] Service Industries in U.S. Expand at Fastest Pace in 13 Months

[Bloomberg] Europe Stock Volatility Bets Unravel After Italian Vote Outcome

[Bloomberg] What Next for Italy After Renzi’s Resignation? QuickTake Q&A

[Reuters] Europe suffers Italian blow but bigger tests loom

[CNBC] Renzi's Italy referendum loss heightens tensions in euro zone politics

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Dudley Says He Favors Tighter Monetary Policy Over Time

[Reuters] China services sector activity expands at quickest rate in 16 months in November: Caixin PMI

[Bloomberg] China Regulator Slams Leveraged Stock Acquirers as ‘Robbers’

[CNBC] Donald Trump insults China with Taiwan phone call and tweets on trade, South China Sea

[CNN] Trump takes fresh swipe at China after controversial Taiwan call

[WSJ] Italy Referendum: Prime Minister Renzi Quits as Voters Deliver Stinging Rebuke

[WSJ] There’s a Big New Investor in Stock Markets: The State

[FT] Markets unprepared for central bank shifts, warns Axel Weber

[FT] Bankers scramble to secure Monte dei Paschi rescue

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Renzi Resigns After Populists Defeat Italy Reforms in Referendum

[Bloomberg] Renzi Quits as Italy Referendum Defeat Deepens Europe’s Turmoil

[Bloomberg] Live Now: Renzi Resigns as Italy Votes ‘No’

[Bloomberg] Euro Slips With Asian Stocks While Bonds Rise as Italy Votes No

[Bloomberg] Euro Slides to 20-Month Low as Renzi Concedes Referendum Defeat

[Reuters] Wall Street stock futures fall after Italy referendum

[Bloomberg] Austrian Nationalist Beaten to Presidency in Blow to Populists

[Bloomberg] Trump Takes on China in Tweets About Currency, South China Sea

[AFP] Massive turnout as Italy referendum battle enters final hours

[UK Guardian] Matteo Renzi's future in the balance amid high turnout in Italy referendum

[Bloomberg] Taiwan Risks China’s Wrath for Unprecedented Call to Trump

[WSJ] Italy’s ‘No’ Poses Trouble for Eurozone

[FT] US corporate bonds: The weight of debt

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Italy votes in referendum with PM Renzi's future at stake

[Bloomberg] Europe’s Populists Target Landmark Victories in Italy, Austria

[BBC] Italy referendum: PM Renzi's future in the balance

[AFR] Populist revolt leaves Italy on the brink ahead of refendum

[Bloomberg] What Italy’s Referendum Means for Monte Paschi: QuickTake Q&A

[AP] Trump threatens payback for US companies that move abroad

[Bloomberg] Draghi Seen Ready for One More QE Sprint in ECB Stimulus Finale

[Reuters] Greece needs reforms, not debt relief: Germany's Schaeuble

[AP] Trump's call inspires hope in Taiwan, concern in Beijing

[FT] Italy and Austria vote in crucial tests for European centre ground

[FT] ECB treads carefully to avoid taper tantrum

[WSJ] Dispensing With Tip-Toeing, Trump Puts Taiwan in Play