Thursday, January 29, 2015

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares sluggish as growth concerns trump Wall Street

[Reuters] Italy fails to elect president in first round of voting

[Reuters] Russia would consider aid to Greece if asked - Siluanov

[FT] China: Overborrowed and overbuilt

[Reuters] In China, U.S. tech firms turn to domestic rivals for survival

[NYT] China Clamps Down Still Harder on Internet Access

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Russia says hopes Washington understands futility of sanctions

[Bloomberg] EU Spars Over Russia Sanctions as Greece Won’t Show Its Hand

[Bloomberg] Denmark Cuts Deposit Rate for Third Time in 10 Days to Defend Currency Peg

[The Economist] War in Ukraine: No Exit

[Bloomberg View, Gilbert] Greek Banks Are Ticking Time Bombs

[Bloomberg] Hamptons Home Prices Hit Seven-Year High in Luxury Surge

[Bloomberg] Greek Bond Drop Sends Yield to 16-Month High on Debt Wrangling

[Bloomberg] China Stocks Fall for Third Day as CSRC Starts New Margin Probe

[Bloomberg] Emerging Stocks Drop Amid China Margin Probe as Ruble Weakens

[Bloomberg] Turkish Lira Drops to Record as Rates Meeting Irks Investors

[Bloomberg] Belarus Rattles Bondholders as Restructuring Talk Sparks Selloff

[Bloomberg] Commodity Shipping Rate Falls to 28-Year Low on China Demand

[Bloomberg] Ford Fourth-Quarter Profit Slumps 98%

[Bloomberg] Alibaba Profit Misses Estimates as Jack Ma Boosts App Spending

[AP] Greek bailout in focus as EU parliament head visits Athens

[Reuters] Germans in shock as new Greek leader starts with a bang

[Reuters] Germany's Gabriel says Greek politics mustn't burden rest of EU

[Bloomberg] German Inflation Rate Turns Negative for First Time Since 2009

[Reuters] Italian presidential vote to test Renzi government's stability

[Reuters] Ukraine appoints Lazard as restructuring adviser - sources

[Bloomberg] China Said to Summon Banks to Stress Safe Technology Push

[Bloomberg] A Mysterious Death and an Embattled President: Argentina Credit

[Bloomberg] Shell Cuts $15 Billion of Spending as Profit Misses Expectations

[Reuters] Conoco has quarterly loss, cuts capex again on oil slide

[Der Spiegel] Draghi's Dangerous Bet: The Perils of a Weak Euro

[Bloomberg] SNB Faces Costly Choice for Reserves Hoard as Dust Settles

[Bloomberg] Russians, Argentines, Cows Are Squeezing U.S. Wheat Price

[Reuters] Nearly a quarter of euro zone government bonds offer negative yields -Tradeweb

[NYT] Homeowners in Poland Borrowed in Swiss Francs, and Now Pay Dearly

[Reuters] U.S. would welcome Japan air patrols in South China Sea