Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise, Bonds Erase Drop on Fed Minutes: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Fed Officials See Gradual Rate Hikes as Upside Risks Debated

[Reuters] Fed policymakers agree Trump fiscal boost poses inflation risk

[Reuters] Total global debt tops 325 pct of GDP as government debt jumps: IIF

[Bloomberg] Inside the Fed’s December Meeting: The Annotated Minutes

[Bloomberg] Harvard Academic Sees Debt Rout Worse Than 1994 ‘Bond Massacre’

[Reuters] December US auto sales come in at pace of 18.4 million, vs. 17.7 million estimate

[Reuters] GM December U.S. sales up 8 percent, sees record for industry in 2017

[Reuters] U.S. 2016 auto sales set new record at 17.465 mln - WardsAuto

[Reuters] Trump's SEC pick Clayton points to capital formation, not enforcement

[Bloomberg] China Sets Sights on Another Skeptic-Defying Year

[NYT] Fed Sees Faster Economic Growth Under Trump, but Not a Boom

[FT] Wall Street debt issuance off to a record start in 2017

[WSJ] Envisioning a Fannie and Freddie Endgame

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Risk-On Tide Lifts Developing World to Commodities: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Strong dollar lifts Japan shares, crimps commodities

[Bloomberg] China’s Stocks Rise as Rail Companies, Liquor Makers Lead Gains

[Reuters] China steps in to support yuan again as Trump inauguration nears

[Bloomberg] China Said to Consider Options to Support Yuan, Curb Outflows

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Economy Ended Year With Fastest Growth Since 2011

[CNBC] Mortgage applications tank 12% to end 2016

[Reuters] U.S. banks gear up to fight Dodd-Frank Act's Volcker rule

[Reuters] U.S. LIBOR breaks above 1 percent for first time since 2009

[Bloomberg] Manhattan Resale Home Prices Tumble the Most in Four Years

[Bloomberg] China Goes on $26 Trillion Commodity Binge as Shortages Seen

[NYT] With Choice of Trade Negotiator, Trump Prepares to Confront Mexico and China

[WSJ] Fed Minutes to Offer Insight on Central Bankers’ Outlook for 2017

[WSJ] Clients Want Hedge Funds but Not Their Big Bets