Saturday, March 21, 2015

Saturday Evening Links

[Reuters] Abe-Kuroda honeymoon soured by fiscal friction

[ABC] Brazil Judge Accepts Charges Against 11 Companies

[Bloomberg] Yemen Rebels Plan Offensive as U.S. Troops Said to Leave

[Washington Post] Shiite insurgents in Yemen call for supporters to attack government

[Sacramento Bee] California first to feel hydro-power crunch of drought

[The Atlantic] The Economics of California's Drought

Saturday's News Links

[Reuters] Austrian finance minister sees lack of trust in Greece

[Reuters] Banks seek loan repayment from Brazil oil rig maker - report

[Politico] A coming crackdown on Federal Reserve power?

[Reuters] Yuan level appropriate, reflects fx supply, demand: China central bank

[Reuters] Germany's SPD won't back down in U.S. trade talks

[Bloomberg] Ukraine Blames Rebels for Shelling Troops as Truce Is in Place

[Reuters] Russia will have to sharply lower gas price, Ukraine says

[Reuters] China to curb risks from short-term local debt: vice finance minister

[NYT] We’re Frighteningly in the Dark About Student Debt

[CNBC] Hedge-fund billionaire says inequality could be 'disastrous'

[Bloomberg] Finland May Lose Top Fitch Rating Amid Stagnation, Rising Debt

[Forbes] Greece Continues That Slide Towards Grexident

[The Economist] Germany, Greece and history: Pointing fingers

[Reuters] Russia urges Germany, France to safeguard peace in Ukraine

[AP] Georgians hit by fallout from trouble in Russia, Ukraine