Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Yellen Says Economy Near Goals Warrants Gradual Rate Hikes

[Bloomberg] Risk-On Stance Awaits Asia After Yellen Remarks: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] China’s Holdings of U.S. Treasuries Drop by Most Since 2011

[Bloomberg] Commerce Pick Ross Calls China ‘Most Protectionist’ Major Nation

[CNBC] Trump's trade policies could make things much worse for debt-ridden China

[NYT] Donald Trump and Janet Yellen Look to Be on a Collision Course

[Bloomberg] Wall Street's Year in Charts: Trading Gains, Job Cuts and More

[FT] Ross escalates Trump trade criticism against Beijing

[FT] Fed officials prepare ground to cut bank’s $4.5tn balance sheet

[FT] Global temperatures in 2016 break record for third year in a row

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Havens Slip in Tussle of Politics Versus Inflation: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asia stocks up as Trump's dollar comment boosts exporters; sterling shines

[Bloomberg] Consumer Prices in U.S. Rise for Fifth Month on Shelter, Fuel

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Options for Weakening Dollar Extend Far Beyond Tweeting

[Reuters] Business euphoria over Trump gives way to caution, confusion

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sachs Earnings Climb as Trading Outpaces Expectations

[Bloomberg] China's Central Bank Pumps Out a Record $60 Billion Before Holidays

[Reuters] China 2016 home prices surge most in 5 years, but moderating, easing bubble fears

[Bloomberg] China Home Prices Rose in Fewest Cities in 11 Months Amid Curbs

[Reuters] Capital curbs push Chinese firms to risky, costly dollar bonds

[NYT] Run-Up Since Election Slows as Investors Consider Risks

[Washington Post] No longer welcome? American companies fear China’s turning its back on them.

[FT] ECB bond buying slide raises taper questions

[Reuters] China urges U.S. to bar Taiwan delegation from Trump inauguration