Monday, February 2, 2015

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia up on Greek optimism, oil bounce lifts commodity currencies

[Bloomberg] Greece Said to Drop Writedown Request Amid EU Opposition

[Bloomberg] Greece's New Finance Minister Is Brilliant. So Why Does He Make Everyone So Nervous?

[Reuters] Greece outlines debt "menu" in bid to win over sceptical euro zone

[Bloomberg] Greece Seeks Third Debt Restructuring: Who’s on the Hook?

[Bloomberg] Mortgage Bonds Underperform Most Since 2008 on Refinancing Risk

[FT] Battle for Ukraine: How the west lost Putin

[Bloomberg] Merkel Says Euro Area at Crossroads by Avoiding Tough Choices

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Petrobras’s Junk Deadline Shows Damage From Bribery Probe

[Reuters] Greece says not in 'Wild West showdown' with Europe

[Bloomberg] American Factories Brace for Oil Shock as Growth Cools: Economy

[Bloomberg] Greece Finance Minister Said to Press for EU Loan Restructuring

[Bloomberg] Billionaire Paul Singer Says It’s ‘Quite Nutty’ to Hold Government Debt

[Washington Post] Documenting the raging civil conflict on the front lines in Donetsk, Ukraine

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s Real Leads Global Declines on Dimmed Economic Prospects

[Reuters] Spain, Italy lead European shares lower on Greek nerves

[Bloomberg] Tsipras Damage Control Fails to Budge Euro Officials on Greece

[Reuters] Rebels pound Ukrainian troops after peace talks fail

[Bloomberg] Consumer Spending Decreased in December by Most in Five Years

[Bloomberg] Greek Leaders Hit the Road Hunting For Allies

[Bloomberg] Europe Stocks Fall as Spanish Banks, Treasuries Decline

[Bloomberg] China’s Stocks Fall for Fifth Day on Manufacturing, Minsheng

[Bloomberg] China Jan HSBC factory PMI contracts for second month, misses flash estimate

[Reuters] Deflation the danger as China's factories struggle

[Reuters] China puts yuan back on the leash as PBOC battles outflows

[Bloomberg] Dashed Dreams of Sunac Bailout Sends Kaisa Bonds Lower

[Bloomberg] Greek Factories Slump as Crisis Risks Undermining ECB Action

[NYT] For Greece, Bank Trouble Looms Again as New Government Takes Shape

[Reuters] Ukraine rebels plan call-up, want 100,000-strong army

[Bloomberg] Russian Manufacturing at Weakest Since 2009 as Ruble Sinks

[Reuters] US companies face billions in Venezuela currency losses, Reuters analysis shows

[Bloomberg] Oil Companies Draw on Creative Financing to Stay Afloat After Prices Tumble

[Bloomberg] ECB Bond-Buying Plan Has Investors Questioning How It Works

[Bloomberg] Banks’ $2.7 Trillion Debt Habit Will Be Curbed, Nouy Says

[Bloomberg] Dutch Disease Spreads in Europe as Party Allegiances Break Down

[Bloomberg] Brazil Analysts Raise 2015 CPI Estimate, Cut GDP for Fifth Week