Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks' Bumpy Ride Resumes as Bond Jitters Linger: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Oil prices tank 3% to one-month lows after US crude and fuel stockpiles jump

[Bloomberg] Senate Deal Would Avoid Shutdown as Funding Fight Turns to House

[CNBC] New Fed Chairman Powell could have a few surprises in store for the market

[Bloomberg] Fed's Williams Isn't Changing Views After Asset-Price Gyrations

[Bloomberg] Consumer Credit Growth in U.S. Cools After November Surge

[Bloomberg] A Map to the Underworld: $2 Trillion of Volatility Trades Here

[Reuters] Fed's Evans says no rate hikes needed before mid-2018

[Bloomberg] China’s War on Risk Has Banks Fleeing Shadowy Wealth Products

[Reuters] Volatility means trend is no longer the hedge fund's friend in 2018

[CNBC] Washington is on track for more government spending and bigger deficits — even under Republican control

[Bloomberg] Illinois Is Awash in Debt Even Before Rauner Unveils Budget

[Bloomberg] Drought Across U.S. Reaches Highest Levels Since 2014

[WSJ] A Warning Sign Behind the Market Swings

[FT] Trade deficit reality starts to bite for Trump

[FT] Fed officials maintain outlook despite market gyrations

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Maintain Strong Streak as Europe Rises: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Fed's Kaplan says market correction healthy, sees no economic impact

[Bloomberg] Congress Seeking Bigger Budget Deal While Avoiding Shutdown

[Bloomberg] World's Largest ETF Hit by Biggest Four-Day Outflow on Record

[Bloomberg] Volatility Inc.: Inside Wall Street’s $8 Billion Mess

[Bloomberg] How Two Tiny Vol Products Helped Fuel the Sudden Stock Slump

[Bloomberg] Merkel Ends Deadlock in Coalition Deal With Social Democrats

[Bloomberg] China Foreign Reserves Post 12th Straight Gain as Yuan Rises

[Bloomberg] Ken Griffin Says Dow Drop 'Modest' as Geithner Looks Back on '08

[Bloomberg] Trader Whose Fund Made $2.7 Billion in Crisis Says Volatility's Here to Stay

[Bloomberg] Get Ready for Most Cryptocurrencies to Hit Zero, Goldman Says

[NYT] The Market Collapse Blame Game

[NYT] Volatility Rattles Stocks, and Investors Who Bet on a Continuing Calm

[WSJ] The Fed Put Is Far Away

[WSJ] How the Bull Market’s Greatest Trade Went Bust

[WSJ] China Fires Back at U.S. on Trade, Challenging Tariffs

[FT] Latin American elections: a year of living dangerously lies ahead