Monday, November 6, 2017

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street hits record high as investors eye mergers

[CNBC] The Trump Fed: Fresher faces, bigger chance for market disruption

[Bloomberg] The Bottom Is About to Fall Out for This Credit Market

[Reuters] Saudi Arabia says Lebanon declares war, deepening crisis

[AFP] Blaming Iran, Saudi says Huthi strike may be 'act of war'

[NYT] Hedge Funds Push the Price of Bitcoin to New Highs

[NYT] Saudi Arabia Charges Iran With ‘Act of War,’ Raising Threat of Military Clash

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed as Banks Retreat; Bonds, Oil Climb: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Trades Near 2-Year High After Saudi Arabia Purges Officials

[Bloomberg] Why the Next Four Days Will Be Crucial for the GOP Tax Bill

[Reuters] House begins revising Republican tax bill to quell dissent

[Bloomberg] Broadcom Offers $105 Billion for Qualcomm in Landmark Deal

[Reuters] Departure of New York Fed's Dudley hangs another question over Fed leadership

[Bloomberg] Short-Volatility Funds Are Being Flooded With Cash

[Bloomberg] Greenwich Riches, Bridgeport Woes Tell Tale of Two Connecticuts

[Bloomberg] Venezuela Bonds Now Yield a Record 40 Points Over U.S. Treasuries

[Bloomberg] Get Rid of Capitalism? Millennials Are Ready to Talk About It

[Bloomberg] China's Central Bank Chief Warns of ‘Sudden, Contagious and Hazardous’ Financial Risks

[Bloomberg] China's Shadow Banking Halts as Regulation Bites, Moody's Says

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Economic Boom Spurs Fastest Job Creation in a Decade

[Bloomberg] Spain’s Economy Wobbles as Catalonia Uncertainty Takes a Toll

[CNBC] North Korea is a ‘destabilizing, threatening force,' warns Yale's Stephen Roach who sees Trump Asia trip as potential make or break moment

[FT] Donald Trump accuses Japan of unfair trade practices

[FT] Yen unnerved by Trump’s trade rhetoric