Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar, Stocks Little Changed on Mixed Fed Signal: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Fed Nods to Improving Sentiment While Leaving Rates Unchanged

[Reuters] Fed holds interest rates steady, remains upbeat on economy

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Trade Focus to Weaken Dollar, Former Japan FX Chief Says

[Reuters] U.S. factory activity hits two-year high; private payrolls surge

[Bloomberg] Inflation Surprise Index Shows Unexpected Global Turn: Chart

[Bloomberg] Debt and Deficits Are About to Matter Again for Investors

[Bloomberg] Here's a Glimpse of the Global Trade Carnage From a U.S. Border Tax

[WSJ] Janet Yellen’s Uneasy New Role: Defending the Fed From Historic Political Pressure

[Bloomberg] Trump Tells Pena Nieto He Might Send Troops to Mexico to Deal With 'Bad Hombres': AP

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Corporate Outlook Spurs Stocks as Eyes Turn to Fed: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Trump, trade adviser signal displeasure with U.S. 'strong dollar' policy

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Yen Comments ‘Wide of the Mark,’ Says Japan FX Chief

[Bloomberg] European Bonds Post Worst January on Record Amid Political Angst

[Bloomberg] Specter of Global Trade War Rises as Trump Puts ‘America First’

[Reuters] Germany's Schulz calls Trump 'un-American', warns against lifting Russia sanctions

[Reuters] A barb at Germany puts Trump administration on collision course with EU

[Reuters] Fed's message on portfolio trimming: prepare, don't fret

[Bloomberg] Manufacturing Accelerates in U.S. for a Fifth Straight Month

[Bloomberg] Macron Leads in French Race as Scandal Upends Fillon’s Plans

[Bloomberg] U.K. Inflation Risk Mounts on Record Surge in Factory Costs

[Bloomberg] Fiat Chrysler, GM Lead Sales Declines as U.S. Auto Market Cools

[Bloomberg] Lesson of the Century: Most U.S. Stocks Can’t Even Beat a T-Bill

[WSJ] Fed Unlikely to Make Its Next Rate Move Wednesday

[WSJ] Greece’s Deadlocked Debt Talks Unnerve Investors

[WSJ] Measures of Inflation Tick Up Around the Globe

[FT] Trump administration urged to overhaul Fannie and Freddie