Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Yen Weakness to Support Japan Stocks After Yellen: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Yellen Says Imprudent to Stay On Hold Until Inflation at 2%

[Bloomberg] Yellen Gradualism Doesn't Mean Policy Halt as Fed Presses Ahead

[CNBC] GOP tax plan could trash the value of two popular tax breaks

[Reuters] U.S. consumer confidence slips; new home sales hit eight-month low

[Bloomberg] Fed's Bostic Says He's Comfortable With a December Rate Increase

[CNBC] Stop sugarcoating the housing market: Economist warns that buyers face increasing troubles

[CNBC] China still stocking up on metals and credit, private survey says

[CNBC] Meet the hottest thing in hedge funds right now: the 'crypto-fund'

[CNBC] Puerto Rico bonds plunge again as investors face lower recovery than expected

[FT] Yellen warns against moving ‘too gradually’ to tighten policy

[FT] Trump says US willing to use military option against North Korea

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Euro Slide Deepens as Stocks Drift; Gold Retreats: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil near 26-month high as Turkey threatens to choke Kurdish exports

[Reuters] Republican tax plan expected to include new 'pass-through' business rate

[Bloomberg] Trump Says Puerto Rico in 'Deep Trouble' as Storm Adds to Debts

[Bloomberg] ‘This Is Chaos’: Sweltering Puerto Rico on Day 6 Without Power

[Bloomberg] Home Prices in 20 U.S. Cities Increase More Than Forecast

[CNBC] Case-Shiller home price index rose 5.9% in July

[Bloomberg] Citi Is Bringing Back One of the Most Infamous Bets of the Credit Crisis

[Bloomberg] Singapore Cryptocurrency Firms Facing Bank Account Closures

[Reuters] North Korea bolsters defenses after flight by U.S. bombers as rhetoric escalates

[Reuters] U.S. Commerce Secretary Ross tells China to guarantee fair treatment for U.S. firms

[Reuters] Turkey threatens retaliation after Iraqi Kurdish independence vote

[WSJ] The GOP Tax Plan: Tough Choices With Limited Room to Maneuver

[WSJ] Steven Mnuchin, a Newcomer, Tilts at Washington’s Hardest Target: The Tax Code

[FT] Bond markets need to wake up to global upswing

[FT] China’s state-owned business reform a step in the wrong direction