Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Oil surges after lower than expected U.S. inventory rise

[Reuters] Brazil's Rousseff under pressure after party treasurer jailed

[FT] Global property bubble fears mount as prices and yields spike

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s $212 Billion Dilemma Has Levy Pushing Bond-Market Fix

[WSJ] Suddenly, QE becomes flavor of the month for the eurozone

[Bloomberg] Larry Fink Raises Tough Questions for Buyback Addicts

[CNBC] 5 biggest banks now own almost half the industry

[Bloomberg] Yieldcos Seen Surging to $100 Billion to Lower Clean-Power Costs

[Bloomberg] Oil Production Jumps in March Even as U.S. Drilling Collapses

[Bloomberg] Most Chinese Peer-to-Peer Lenders Will Fail, Lufax’s Gibb Says

[Bloomberg] IMF Warns of Rising Risks as Dollar Hits Emerging Markets

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] China’s Economy Slows to Weakest Since 2009 as Output Wanes

[Reuters] Greece casts shadow as ECB money printing buoys euro zone

[Bloomberg Video] Stan Druckenmiller: Zero-Interest Rates Unnecessary Now

[Bloomberg] ECB’s Draghi Keeps Greek Lenders Afloat as Bailout Talks Drag On

[Bloomberg] Greece Counting on T-Bill Buyers Guarding Door to Debt Crisis

[Bloomberg] Bond-Liquidity Desperation Sends Record Cash Into ETFs Worldwide

[Bloomberg] Strong Dollar’s Economic Ax to Fall on Smaller U.S. Exporters

[Reuters] Insight: U.S. public companies seek bankruptcy at fastest first-quarter rate since 2010

[Reuters] China first-quarter property investment growth weakens to near six-year low, sales drop narrows

[The Economist] China's booming stockmarket: The bubble question

[Bloomberg] China Power Firm Flags Bond Risk After Cloud Live Default

[Bloomberg] A Chinese Paradox: Slow Growth Is Good, Stock Bubbles Welcome

[Reuters] Iran's Rouhani says nuclear deal possible only if sanctions lifted: state TV

[Bloomberg] Ukraine Bank Deadlock Signals Fraught Restructuring to Citigroup