Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Risk Off With U.S. Political Concern Center Stage: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends flat; retail earnings mixed

[Reuters] Atlanta Fed raises U.S. second-quarter GDP growth view above 4 percent

[Bloomberg] Seven Banks Said to Be Focus of Mexico Bond Collusion Probe

[Bloomberg] Here’s Where Hedge Funds Invested in the First Quarter

[WSJ] A Tightening Fed Triggers Unease in the U.S. Bond Market

[Reuters] North Korea missile detected by THAAD, program progressing faster than expected: South

[NYT] Focus Turns to North Korea Sleeper Cells as Possible Culprits in Cyberattack

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks at Records, Dollar Weakens Amid Trump: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Ford Plans to Cut About 10% of Global Staff: WSJ

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts unexpectedly fall for second straight month

[Bloomberg] U.S. Industrial Production Rises Most in More Than Three Years

[Reuters] China seen sacrificing some growth to reduce debt risks

[Reuters] China banking regulator tightens rules on WMPs, flags more curbs

[Bloomberg] Goldman Builds China Financial-Stress Index and, Yes, It's Risen

[Reuters] Kuroda says 'quite sure' BOJ can smoothly withdraw stimulus

[Bloomberg] Trump Official Says Fannie, Freddie Should Let in Private Market

[Bloomberg] VIX Is at 10 and What Does Everyone Want? Low-Volatility ETFs

[NYT] In Computer Attacks, Clues Point to Frequent Culprit: North Korea

[WSJ] China Pumps $24.7 Billion Into Financial System