Friday, December 23, 2016

Friday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] Treasuries Rise With U.S. Stocks Before Holiday: Markets Wrap

[WSJ] China’s Securities Regulator Signals Greater Oversight of Asset Managers, Brokerages

[Politico] Trump challenges the world order

[FT] Monte dei Paschi bailout comes under fire in Berlin

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Banks lift global stocks, dollar holds near 14-year peak

[Reuters] Asia stocks pressured by Wall Street, dollar holds below 14-year peak

[Bloomberg] Sales of New U.S. Homes Rise to Second-Fastest Pace Since 2008

[Bloomberg] Monte Paschi’s Fatal Sin Brings Nationalization for Oldest Bank

[Bloomberg] Monte Paschi Rescue Pushes EU Bank-Failure Rules to the Brink

[UK Guardian] Italian cabinet gives green light to Monte dei Paschi di Siena bailout

[CNBC] Trade concerns bubbling up, as Wall Street winds down for holidays

[CNBC] The most important thing from Carl Icahn's 40-minute CNBC interview

[Bloomberg] President Xi Open to Growth in China Falling Below 6.5%

[Bloomberg] China's Stalling Bond Engine Creates a Policy Dilemma

[Bloomberg] Canada’s Economy Shrinks on Worst Factory Output Since 2013

[Bloomberg] Deutsche Bank, Credit Suisse Settle U.S. Subprime Probes

[Reuters] How Deutsche's big bet on Wall Street turned toxic

[Dave Collum] 2016 Year in Review

[Reuters] Chinese media alarmed at Trump trade adviser, warn of U.S. showdown

[NYT] Deutsche Bank to Settle Mortgage Inquiry for $7.2 Billion

[NYT, Stewart] Hedge Fund Math: Heads We Win, Tails You Lose

[WSJ] Italy Sets Up Fund to Help Troubled Banks

[FT] Beijing fires trade warning after Trump appoints China hawk