Monday, October 16, 2017

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb to Record as Treasuries Decline: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Taylor Impresses Trump for Fed Chairman, Warsh Slips

[Reuters] Trump to meet Yellen Thursday in search for new Fed chair: source

[CNBC] Trump says 'there is no such thing as Obamacare anymore' and 'short-term fix' in works

[CNBC] The real cause of the 1987 crash, as told by a trader who lived through it

[WSJ] China’s Xi Approaches a New Term With a Souring Taste for Markets

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Commodities Surge Led by Copper, Oil; Euro Weakens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rises as fighting escalates in Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk

[Reuters] As the quartet breaks up, central banking leadership flux looms

[Bloomberg] Shorts of Volatility Futures Set a New Record

[Bloomberg] The Crash of ’87, From the Wall Street Players Who Lived It

[Bloomberg] Fed's Rosengren Sees Taylor as `Flexible' in Applying Rules

[Bloomberg] China's Factory Inflation Rebounds Amid Capacity Cuts

[Bloomberg] China's Central Bank Chief Warns Corporate Debt Is Too High

[CNBC] China's Communist Party is holding its most important meeting in years: Here's what you need to know

[Bloomberg] Catalans Defend Claim to Independence as Spain Prepares to Act

[Reuters] Madrid moves towards direct rule over Catalonia

[Bloomberg] Theresa May Heads to Brussels to Try to Break Brexit Deadlock

[Reuters] Iraq forces seize Kirkuk outskirts in advance on Kurdish-held territory

[Reuters] Iraq says vast areas taken from Kurds in Kirkuk, Kurds deny gains

[Politico] Deficit hawks trampled in GOP tax cut stampede

[WSJ] Central Bankers Cling to Stimulus Amid Weak Inflation

[WSJ] GOP Tax Plan Would Keep the Mortgage Break But Threaten Irrelevancy

[FT] China’s party congress will matter for investors this time

[WSJ] As Islamic State Recedes, Iraqi Forces and Kurds Turn on Each Other