Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] ECB Shuts Off Direct Funds to Greece as Reform Progress in Doubt

[Bloomberg] What the ECB's Move on Greek Government Debt Is Really All About

[Bloomberg] The ECB Just Tightened The Screws On Greece

[Bloomberg] Greece May Run Out of Cash as Early as March

[Reuters] Dollar rebounds after slide, oil slumps

[WSJ] Turkish Lira Slumps to Record Low

[Bloomberg] Turkey's in an Uproar. Here's What's Happening

[AFP] Turkey seizes bank linked to Erdogan foe, opposition cries foul

[Reuters] Ukrainian president calls for NATO states to provide weapons

[Reuters] Italy's Berlusconi declares end of reform pact with Renzi

Wednesday's News Links

[FT] Debt mountains spark fears of another crisis

[Reuters] Greece seeks ECB funds, Germany rejects austerity roll-back

[Bloomberg] Merkel Says Greek Diplomatic Offensive Is Failing

[Bloomberg] Lira Weakens With Turkish Bonds as Erdogan Raps Central Bank

[Bloomberg] Erdogan Renews Assault on Turkish Central Bank’s Monetary Policy

[Reuters] Advancing Ukraine rebels appear to capture frontline town

[Bloomberg] China Cuts Banks’ Reserve Ratio in Liquidity Move to Spur Growth

[Reuters] Exclusive: Germany wants new Greek rulers to ditch promises - document

[Reuters] Greek yields rise on report ECB wary of raising T-bill sales

[Bloomberg] Greece’s Bill-Sale Demand Slumps as Nation Seeks New Debt Deal

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s Real Falls as Drop in Commodities Damps Demand for Risk

[Reuters] Longterm JGB rout continues ahead of 30-year sale

[Bloomberg] Oil Falls Before Data With Commodity Stocks, Greek Bonds

[Reuters] Petrobras CEO Foster and five other top executives resign

[Bloomberg] China’s Stocks Resume Losing Streak as Services Growth Slows

[Reuters] Greece has started debt-swap talks with IMF, minister tells paper

[Bloomberg] Greeks Spooked by Debt Clashes Put Cash Under Bathroom Tiles

[Bloomberg] S&P Cuts European Banks on Rules Forcing Losses on Bondholders

[Bloomberg] OSCE Seeks Truce for Debaltseve Exodus, Reports Cluster Bomb Use

[Bloomberg] PBOC Strengthens Yuan Fixing to a Level That Forces Appreciation

[Bloomberg] Why Did the Chinese Executive Disappear? It’s ‘Personal’

[Bloomberg] Rajan Says U.S. Must Accept Strong Dollar as Fed Normalizes

[CNBC] Demand for government-backed FHA loans spikes

[Bloomberg] Manhattan Bargain: Condos for Less Than $3 Million

[Bloomberg] Budget Disarray Proving Shock Sparks Bond Slump: Brazil Credit

[Bloomberg] Podemos Widens Lead Over Rajoy in Spanish Pollster Survey

[Bloomberg] Japan to Mull Expanding Navy Patrols to South China Sea