Thursday, December 14, 2017

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Eyes Weekly Drop on Tax; Asia Stocks Fall: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Marco Rubio opposes current GOP tax plan; Mike Lee is undecided

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Want World to Party On as They Remove Punch Bowl

[Reuters] Mexico's central bank hikes interest rate on inflation risks

[Bloomberg] Confidence Among Japan’s Manufacturers Rises to a Decade High

[Reuters] ECB's Draghi sidelines critics to keep money taps wide open

[Reuters] While focus is on North Korea, China continues South China Sea buildup: think tank

[WSJ] Several Republican Senators Press for Late Changes in Tax Bill

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise, Euro Slips on ECB Inflation View: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Retail Sales Jump More Than Forecast in Broad Advance

[Reuters] U.S. import prices surge in November

[Bloomberg] Two GOP Senators Slam Tax Cuts for Rich, But How Will They Vote?

[Bloomberg] ECB Keeps Policy Unchanged as Investors Seek Economic Update

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Activity Surges as Manufacturing Posts Record Growth

[Bloomberg] PBOC Raises Market Borrowing Costs in Surprise Move After Fed

[Reuters] Investors pour cash into U.S. shale despite questions on returns

[Bloomberg] Debt-Laden HNA Met With Chinese Banks for 2018 Financing Talks

[Bloomberg] China's Home Sales Reverse Declines for Biggest Gain in 5 Months

[Bloomberg] Italy's Enron Moment? Crackdown Leaves Power Market in Turmoil

[Bloomberg] Global Bonds Enjoy Final Lift Before European `Tsunami' Retreats

[Bloomberg] The Story Behind Putin's Mistrust of the West

[NYT] The Global Economy Is Partying Like It’s 2008

[WSJ] House, Senate Republicans Reach Deal on Final Tax Bill

[WSJ] A Christmastime Tax Cut for Some, a Lump of Coal for Others

[WSJ] China Firms Ditch Bonds for Banks in Search for Funds