Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Swiss Bank Says Investors Favor Gold Amid Charges on Cash

[Bloomberg] Dollar Climbs as Rising Volatility Spurs Emerging-Market Exodus

[FT] Greek bonds hit ahead of key bailout meeting

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s Currency Sinks to a Decade Low as Retail Sales Decline

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s December Retail Sales Decline the Most on Record

[Bloomberg] European Stocks Decline as Investors Await Greek Bailout Talks

[Bloomberg] Emerging Stocks Decline Amid Greece Debt Talks; Ruble Weakens

[BBC] Greece to present bailout plans to EU finance ministers

[CNBC] Showdown: Crucial 48 hours for Greece

[FT] Greece heads for eurozone showdown

[Reuters] Greek PM easily wins confidence vote, EU showdown looms

[Der Spiegel] Athens vs. Brussels: Greece Inches Closer to Renewal of Debt Crisis

[Reuters] German parliament less willing to help Greece, Merkel ally says

[Reuters] Time for Greece to end debt standoff, but no Plan B yet: Austria

[BreakingViews] Capital controls an unpalatable option for Athens

[Bloomberg] Obama Says ‘Cold War Lens’ Clouds Putin’s Mind in BuzzFeed Chat

[Reuters] Rebel attacks kill 19 Ukrainian soldiers near rail junction in east: Kiev military

[Reuters] Greek foreign minister in Russia for talks with Lavrov

[Bloomberg] PBOC Enlarges Liquidity Tool to Avoid China Holiday Cash Squeeze

[Forbes] U.S. companies are being targeted in China (say U.S. companies)

[WSJ] U.S. Firms in China See Rising Anti-Foreign Sentiment

[WSJ] Federal Reserve Works to Cultivate Stronger Ties to GOP

[NYT] Private Equity Firms in a Frenzied Race to Hire Young Investment Bankers

[Bloomberg] Erdogan Steps Up Foreign Battlefront in War Against His Nemesis

[UK Guardian] Brazil drought: water rationing alone won't save Sao Paulo