Thursday, December 7, 2017

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street higher as technology stocks gain ground

[Bloomberg] U.S. Household Wealth Hit Record $96.9 Trillion Last Quarter

[BusinessWeek] The GOP Must Crack These Four Tax Bill Disagreements

[Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Borrowing Increases by Most in Nearly a Year

[Bloomberg] U.S. Small Firms' Investment Hits Highest Since 1989

[Bloomberg] ETF Investors Are Ditching Corporate Credit for Treasury Bonds

[Reuters] Bitcoin flirts with $16,000, alarm bells ring louder

[FT] Self-driving finance could turn into a runaway train

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Snap Losing Streak as Crude Rebounds: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Commodities Crumble Again as China Alarm Bells Sink Metals

[CNBC] Bitcoin tops $15,000, surging more than $3,000 in less than 36 hours

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Middle-Class Tax Pledges Go Unfulfilled in Senate Bill

[Reuters] BOJ chief signals chance of rate hikes, warns of risks of easing

[Bloomberg] The Great Credit Party Is Almost Over, Societe Generale Says

[Bloomberg] Warning Signs Keep Sprouting Up Over HNA's Mounting Debt Costs

[CNBC] China's financial system has three important 'tensions,' the IMF says

[Bloomberg] In China's Strange Bull Market, Most Stocks Are Retreating

[Bloomberg] China's Banks Need More Capital After Credit Boom, IMF Says

[Bloomberg] Goldman, BlackRock, and Blackstone: Will They Still Rule Wall Street in 10 Years?

[Reuters] North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable on Korean peninsula: KCNA

[CNBC] US ambassador casts doubt on whether American athletes will attend Winter Olympics

[WSJ] Family Businesses Worry the Tax Overhaul Will Hurt Them