Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tuesday Evening Links

[Politico] Trump fires Comey

[CNBC] Senate Democratic leader Schumer calls for special prosecutor in Trump-Russia probe

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed as Oil Slumps, Dollar Advances: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Fed's George says balance sheet should be trimmed this year

[Bloomberg] Fed Won’t Sink MBS Market as Balance Sheet Slims, Rosengren Says

[Bloomberg] Shale Drillers Are Outspending the World With $84 Billion Spree

[Bloomberg] U.S. Oil Output to Hit a Record in 2018

[CNBC] Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein says the market's low volatility is worrisome

[Bloomberg] Apple Becomes First U.S. Company to Cross $800 Billion Valuation

[Bloomberg] Allan Meltzer, Who Wrote History of Federal Reserve, Dies at 89

[WSJ] Emmanuel Macron’s Economic Plans for France Draw Pushback

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise With Dollar as Crude Slumps Anew: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Iron Ore Sags Again as Forced-Sale Speculation Gathers Momentum

[Reuters] Oil steadies but rattled by concern about OPEC's clout

[Bloomberg] China's Deleveraging Pain Puts Investors on Alert for Contagion

[Reuters] As China's battle with leverage begins to bite, risk bites back

[CNBC] Bejing's crackdown on risky debt is throwing Chinese investors for a loop

[Reuters] China's central bank to focus on impact on stability of non-bank financial institutions: working paper

[Bloomberg] The Big Risks in China's 'Tightrope' Monetary Policy

[Bloomberg] Italian Bonds May Be Traders' Next Obsession After French Vote

[Politico] Republicans war over taxes

[Bloomberg] Australia Boosts Housing Regulations Amid Property Bubble Fears

[Bloomberg] Worsening Budget Puts Turkey Treasury on Borrowing Spree: Charts

[Reuters] Liberal Moon Jae-in expected to win South Korea's presidency: exit polls

[NYT] Buying Spree Brings Attention to Opaque Chinese Company

[WSJ] Macron’s Brand New Party Shoots for Parliament Takeover

[WSJ] Tightened Belt: China Skimps on Its Grand Trade Plan