Thursday, March 19, 2015

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Oil falls as dollar up, Kuwait sees OPEC output steady

[Reuters] Brazil's real slumps on political turbulence

[The Economist] Protests in Brazil: The wisdom of crowds

[The Economist] Greece v Germany: Dangerous liaisons

[NYT] Fears of Greek Debt Default Overshadow E.U. Gathering

[Bloomberg] Fed Inspired Currency Volatility Seen Weighing on Liquidity

[Bloomberg] Debt Is Oil Patch's Four-Letter Word

[CNBC] For bond traders, old strategies 'just won't work'

[CNBC] Yardeni: Markets all rigged, it is what it is

[Reuters] European negotiator says framework accord with Iran unlikely soon

[Reuters] Plane attacks Hadi's Aden base as Yemen conflict worsens

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Most Asian Stocks Retreat as Materials, Tech Shares Lead Drop

[FT] ECB weighs curbs on Greek banks’ government debt purchases

[Reuters] Greek yields spike, stocks fall ahead of crunch debt talks

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s Real Declines to 12-Year Low as Rousseff Faces Dissent

[Bloomberg] The Dollar Made A Staggering Turnaround Overnight

[Reuters] Oil falls to $55 as Kuwait comments refocus on oversupply

[Bloomberg] Tsipras Heads to Summit as Merkel Tries to Defuse Greek Crisis

[Reuters] EU to tell Greece time, patience running out

[Bloomberg] ECB Grants Greece Less Emergency Liquidity Than Requested

[Bloomberg] Merkel Says No Quick Solution to Greek Financing Crunch

[Reuters] Greece pushes utilities to lend government cash - Kathimerini

[Reuters] Swiss central bank slashes growth, inflation outlook; eyes on franc

[WSJ] Banks Struggle to Unload Oil Loans

[Bloomberg] ECB Says Banks Took Up 98 Billion Euros in Loans to Spur Economy

[CNBC] OPEC oil minister: We 'have no choice' on output

[Bloomberg] Fed Bid to Decouple From Global Easing Hampered by Dollar's Rise

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Nod to Currency Wars Fuels Second Guessing by Dollar Bulls

[Bloomberg] Credit Markets Rejoice on Fed Signal Low Rates Will Last Longer

[Bloomberg] BlackRock Has Fed Blockhead Concern That Differs From Gundlach’s

[CNBC] Central bank anxiety creates major macro volatility

[Bloomberg] In a World Awash With Crude Oil, Storage Companies Are Kings

[Bloomberg] Kaisa Offshore Creditors Won’t Agree to Debt Plan Friday

[Bloomberg] China Opening Crude Futures to World in Quest for Influence

[Reuters] Brazil unlikely to keep forex intervention for very long -source

[Reuters] Brazil comptroller to probe more contractors in Petrobras scandal

[Reuters] Factbox: How low can they go? Central bank policy easing in 2015

[Bloomberg] Worst Emerging Bond Wipeout Deepens Distress at Pacific Rubiales

[Washington Post] China gloats as Europeans rush to join Asian bank

[NYT] Yemenis Battle for Aden Aiport, Stoking Fears of Wider Conflict