Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Face Mixed Start; Dollar Sinks on Fed: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Stocks Whipsaw Investors After Powell Rate Hike: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Fed Lifts Rates, Steepens Path Through 2020 For More Hikes

[Bloomberg] Powell’s Fed Debut Shows Shift Away From Theory, Models

[Reuters] Fed lifts rates, signals tougher stance as economy strengthens

[CNBC] Fed hikes rates and raises GDP forecast again

[Bloomberg] Oil Rallies to Six-Week High After Surprise U.S. Storage Slump

[Reuters] Treasury's Mnuchin says has prepared investment restrictions on China

[CNBC] White House will announce tariffs cracking down on Chinese theft of intellectual property: Sources

[Bloomberg] Rising Libor Is The Story Of The Year, Not Fed, Morgan Stanley Says

[Bloomberg] China Default Risks Flare on Scrutiny of Public Works Accounting

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Are Raising Rates at Fastest Pace Since 2011, Deutsche Bank Says

[Bloomberg] Volatile Volatility Leaves Europe's Investment Banks Whipsawed

[Bloomberg] Jim Rogers Says Trade War Is Making His Bearish View Even Darker

[Bloomberg] Tesla Investors Approve $2.6 Billion Award for Musk

[WSJ] Fed Raises Rates and Signals Faster Pace in Coming Years

[WSJ] Trump Administration Tells Lawmakers China Trade Actions Are Needed

[WSJ] Could ETFs Fall Into a Liquidity Jam?

[WSJ] Don’t Mistake Last Week’s Record ETF Inflows For Bullish Sentiment

[WSJ] Median CEO Pay Hit Record of Nearly $12 Million in 2017, Juiced by Markets

[FT] Fed signals extra rate rises as growth accelerates

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Renew Drop on Facebook Concern; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. current account deficit widens in fourth quarter

[Bloomberg] U.S. Existing-Home Sales Rebound Even as Inventory Remains Tight

[Bloomberg] Powell to Ponder Hawkish Tone in FOMC Debut: Decision Day Guide

[CNBC] GOP spending bill to include funding for NYC tunnel, opioid crisis, and border security

[Politico] White House plans China trade crackdown Thursday

[Bloomberg] U.S. Starter Homes Are Scarcer, Pricier, Smaller and More Run-Down

[Bloomberg] U.S. Mortgage Refinancing Drops to Nine-Year Low as Rates Rise

[Bloomberg] China Inc. Feels Heat From $668 Billion Puttable Bond Cooker

[Bloomberg] Xi Is Just Getting Started After China’s Biggest Government Shakeup in Years

[Reuters] China sends carrier through Taiwan Strait after Xi warning: report

[AP] U.S. Official, Taiwanese President to Speak at Taipei Event

[NYT] Fed’s Rate Decision: What to Watch For

[WSJ] Fed Set to Raise Rates, Issue New Economic Projections

[WSJ] China to Target Trump’s Base in Tariff Response

[FT] Global deals surge past $1tn at fastest ever pace

[FT] US affirms Taiwan support after Chinese carrier enters Taiwan Strait