Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Rise After U.S. Records, Dollar Firms: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Most Fed Officials Backed Continued Gradual Rate Increases

[Bloomberg] Inside the Fed’s December Meeting: The Annotated Minutes

[CNBC] Fed minutes show 'last stand' by Yellen and the doves

[Bloomberg] Chip Stocks Roar Into 2018 With Gains Topping All S&P Sectors

[WSJ] Fed Minutes to Shed Light on Officials’ Outlook for 2018

[FT] Trump’s looming bust-up with China is bad news for 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Halts Slide; U.S. Stocks at Record Highs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil hits new two-and-a-half year highs as higher output looms

[Bloomberg] Manufacturing in U.S. Accelerates to Cap Best Year Since '04

[Bloomberg] Ford, GM Sales Beat Estimates

[Reuters] U.S. construction spending rises to record high in November

[Bloomberg] All Change at Top of the ECB as Draghi Era Approaches the End

[Reuters] ECB may end bond buying in 2018 if economy stays strong: Nowotny

[Reuters] U.S. blocks MoneyGram sale to China's Ant Financial

[Bloomberg] China's Small Banks Dumped on Signs of More Policy Pain in 2018

[Reuters] U.S. office vacancy rate rises in fourth quarter: Reis

[Politico] Iran protests could move Trump to kill nuclear deal

[Reuters] Iran deploys Revolutionary Guards to quell 'sedition' in protest hotbeds

[WSJ] U.S. Apartment Market Softens as Supply Increases

[WSJ] Business-Loan Growth Fell Off a Cliff in 2017 and No One Can Figure Out Why