Thursday, May 18, 2017

Thursday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] Brazil stocks plunge 9% on emerging political scandal, tracking for worst day since 2008

[Bloomberg] Brazil's Crisis: A Guide to Those Who Might Bring Down Temer

[Bloomberg] Mexico Unexpectedly Raises Rate to Avoid Inflation Spreading

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin Warns Some Partnerships and LLCs Won't Get Tax Break

[Reuters] China's Foresea Life says operations normal after media reports of cash crunch

[Bloomberg] China Creates Own Insurance Monster

[WSJ] Plunge in Brazil’s Real Shows Risk of Chasing Big Returns

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Global Stocks Plunge After U.S. Rout as Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Brazil Markets Sink, Triggering Circuit Breaker on Fresh Crisis

[Bloomberg] China's Leverage Campaign Is Turning Bond Market Upside Down

[Bloomberg] Falling U.S. Jobless Claims Add to Signs of Labor Tightness

[Bloomberg] Student Debt Is Eating Your Household Budget

[Bloomberg] China Home Prices Rise in Fewer Cities as More Curbs Imposed

[Bloomberg] ECB Officials Left Changes for June After Disagreeing on Risks

[Bloomberg] Japan's GDP Extends Run of Gains as Exports Support Growth

[UK Guardian] Brazil: explosive recordings implicate President Michel Temer in bribery

[Bloomberg] Spain's Debt Pile Rises Above 100% of Output Yet Again: Chart

[Reuters] Former FBI chief Mueller appointed to probe Trump-Russia ties

[FT] Chinese insurer warns of defaults as ban on new products bites

[WSJ] China’s Housing Market Springs a Leak

[WSJ] Full Employment Confronts Trump, Fed With Tougher Trade-Offs