Thursday, December 29, 2016

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Oil, equities, emerging markets end year of shocks on triumphant note

[Bloomberg] Euro Jumps 1.6 Percent in Minutes as Algo Orders Surprise Market

[Bloomberg] A Year in China Markets: Yuan Down, Stocks Down, Bonds Faltering

[Reuters] China policymakers pledge stability for 'complex' year ahead

[Bloomberg] Paschi Rescue to Cost Italy 6.6 Billion Euros, Central Bank Says

[Reuters] Italian, Portuguese bond yields set for first yearly rise since 2011

[Reuters] U.S. dollar share of global currency reserves slips in third quarter

[Reuters] China's top 3 property developers make $144 billion in sales in '16

[Reuters] Oil, metals, developed equities best performers of 2016; emerging markets struggle

[Bloomberg] Modi Set to Face Fallout From His 50-Day Cash Promise to India

[Reuters] Taiwan announces U.S. itinerary for president, upsetting China

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] The Golden Era of Hedge Funds Draws to a Close With Clients in Revolt

[Bloomberg] Gold Lures Investors Worried About Trade Wars and Trump Tweets

[Bloomberg] This Time, Bounce in U.S. Stocks Goes Unmatched in Rest of World

[Bloomberg] Easing China’s Housing Bubble Has Unintended Side Effects

[WSJ] Investors Rethink the Crowded Trump Trade

[NYT] China Builds Out the Air as Frustrations Mount Below

[Reuters] Obama sanctions Russia for intervening in 2016 election

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Dow's 20,000 barrier, weak European banks dent stocks

[Bloomberg] Offshore Yuan Near 7 a Dollar on Quota Reset Concern, Trump Bets

[Reuters] U.S. goods trade deficit widens; labor market near full strength

[Bloomberg] American Consumer Comfort Closes In on Best Year Since 2007

[Reuters] U.S. shale companies to boost spending as banks loosen purse strings

[Bloomberg] Foreign Students Offer Lifeline to Cash-Strapped U.S. State Schools

[Bloomberg] China’s Money Market Pain Is About to Get Worse

[Reuters] Italy criticises ECB over Monte Paschi capital decision

[Bloomberg] China Vows More Proactive Fiscal Policy in 2017, to Limit Debt

[WSJ] China Hits Reset on Yuan Fixing

[FT] Final quarter of blockbuster deals boosts M&A activity

[Bloomberg] Taiwan's Tsai to transit in U.S. in move bound to anger China

[Bloomberg] Who's Had the Worst Year? How Asian Leaders Fared in 2016