Thursday, February 26, 2015

Thursday Evening Links

[AFP] Oil tumbles on revived oversupply worries

[Bloomberg] That Awkward Moment When Stocks Rise While Profits Fall

[Bloomberg] Major Firms Are Saying the Stage Is Set For Another Crisis In The Bond Market

[Reuters] Greek protesters clash with police in first backlash against Syriza

[NYT, Stewart] Hedge Fund Returns Falter, Yet Money Continues to Flow In

[Washington Post] For Yemen’s Arab Spring activists, hope plummets as chaos deepens

[WSJ] California Residents See Drought as Serious

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Global equities hit new record as cheap money reigns

[Bloomberg] Consumer Prices in U.S. Fall by Most in Six Years on Fuel Slump

[Bloomberg] Greek Bank Liquidity Squeeze Hurts Growth, Stournaras Says

[Bloomberg] Germany’s Negative-Yield Universe Extends as ECB Prepares to Buy

[Reuters] German unemployment hits lowest level since Dec 1991

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sees Bond Market ‘Danger’ as Low Yields Amplify Swings

[Bloomberg] Bond Conundrum Leads Fund Managers to Plot Fixes: Credit Markets

[Bloomberg] Merkel Faces Stepped-Up Dissent on Greek Bailout in Party

[FT] Greece debt crisis: Athens clears one hurdle . . . and faces more

[Bloomberg] Petrobras Seeks Funds as BofA Sees Need for Asset Sales

[WSJ] Downgrade of Brazil Oil Giant Stirs Wider Concern

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s Unemployment Rate Rises More Than Analysts Forecast

[Reuters] Erdogan tirade against central bank knocks Turkish sentiment

[Reuters] BOJ's Kuroda says no ceiling set on its balance sheet expansion

[Bloomberg] Goldman Employees Reaped $2 Billion From 2008 Options Last Year

[Bloomberg] Populism Spans Globe After Piketty’s Message Resounded

[Bloomberg] Yemenis Withdraw Dollars and Stop Work as Economy Nears Collapse

[Reuters] Exclusive: China drops leading tech brands for state purchases

[Reuters] China doing 'large scale' reclamation in disputed islands: media

[Bloomberg] South Africa’s $38 Billion Tab That Won’t Come Cheap