Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Petrobras Downgraded to Junk by Moody’s Amid Graft Probe

[Bloomberg] Greece Gets Warnings From Creditors Now Comes Hard Part

[WSJ, Hilsenrath] Fed’s Yellen Outlines Path for Rate Increases

[NYT, Appelbaum] Janet Yellen Says Fed Is in No Hurry to Raise Rates

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Get Quick Fix in Credit With Hutchin Hill Buying ETF

[NYT] High-End Home Buyers Call the Tune in a Cautious Market

[Bloomberg] The Coming Chaos in the U.K. Election

Tuesday's News Links

[CNBC] Yellen: No rate hike for next couple FOMC meetings

[Bloomberg] Treasuries Decline as Yellen Signals Fed to Be Flexible on Rates

[Bloomberg] European Commission Accepts Greek Economic Measures After Review

[FT] Brussels signs off on Greek reform plan

[Bloomberg] Greek Three-Year Notes Climb a Fifth Day in Longest Run in Month

[Reuters] Greece makes more concessions to euro zone, Germany sets vote

[Reuters] Exclusive: Greece Pledges to Respect Privatizations, Avoid Budget Derailment

[Reuters] Yellen faces Senate grilling on Fed rate policy, transparency

[Bloomberg] Shelby Signals Support For Curbs on Some New York Fed Powers

[Bloomberg] Banks Face U.S. Manipulation Probe Over Metals Pricing

[Bloomberg] Why Lenders Love the $2.5 Million Home Loan

[Bloomberg] Meet Wall Street Refugees Running Bonds at Freddie Mac

[Bloomberg] What 28 Central Banks Will Do This Year

[Bloomberg] Turkey’s ‘Measured’ Rate Cut Leaves Premier Calling for More

[Reuters] Japan Inc shops abroad to duck bleak domestic prospects

[Bloomberg] Gazprom Limiting Gas to Ukraine for Lack of Payment, Miller Says

[Washington Post] The wealthy are walling themselves off in cities increasingly segregated by class

[Bloomberg] Venezuela Still Seen Defaulting to Deutsche Bank: Andes Credit

[Bloomberg] Catalan Independence Push Opens Divisions in Mas’s Party

[Bloomberg] Broken Door Led to India Corruption Probe Ensnaring Tycoons

[Reuters] Special Report: How Iran's military chiefs operate in Iraq