Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Post-election Wall Street surge leads Asia higher, dollar off lows

[Reuters] Wall Street jumps 2 percent amid relief after U.S. midterm elections

[Reuters] Health stocks up on U.S. vote; insurers hit records

[Reuters] Fed likely on steady course even as U.S. political landscape shifts

[Reuters] Investors pull $18.5 billion from U.S. bond funds in one week: ICI

[WSJ] What the Midterm Election Shows: America’s Two Parties Live In Divergent Worlds

[WSJ] Democratic House Threatens Trump’s Business Agenda

[WSJ] Hedge Funds Revive the Junk Bond CDO

[FT] October was worst month for hedge funds in 7 years

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks Climb as Investors Cheer On U.S. Gridlock: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Money Markets-U.S. three-month LIBOR climbs to decade high

[BloombergQ] The Treasury Market Has a Big Chicken-and-Egg Problem

[CNBC] After midterms, Trump's economic programs appear safe, but new tensions could cause market volatility

[Reuters] China Oct FX reserves drop to 18-month low as pressure on yuan grows

[CNBC] Mortgage applications drop to 4-year low as interest rates hit 8-year high 

[BloombergQ] Yellen Leads Chorus of Concern Over Risks Facing Global Economy

[BloombergQ] Paulson Warns of ‘Economic Iron Curtain’ Between U.S., China

[WSJ] Ten Takeaways From the 2018 Midterm Elections

[WSJ] Once an Optimist on U.S.-China Relations, Henry Paulson Delivers a Sobering Message

[FT] China spends $32bn to protect renminbi from trade war

[FT] Paulson: We are living in an age of unprecedented risks

[FT] Record share buybacks should be raising alarms