Thursday, April 16, 2015

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Greek finance minister says cannot sign existing loan deal

[Reuters] Images show rapid Chinese progress on new South China Sea airstrip

[Irish Times] Greek bonds tumble as financing crunch nears

[Reuters] Fed's Mester makes case for U.S. rate hikes sooner than later

[Bloomberg] Credit Managers Turn Bearish

[Bloomberg] American-Made Junk CLOs Now Being Served in Yield-Starved Japan

[Fortune] Bernanke’s not alone: 5 financial crisis regulators cashing in on new careers

[AP] Al-Qaida Captures Major Airport, Oil Terminal in South Yemen

[Reuters] Russia blames U.S. for security crises and turmoil in Ukraine

[Reuters] Murders of pro-Russian lobbyists increase tension in Ukraine standoff

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Schaeuble says Chinese growth "built on debt"

[Bloomberg] Greek Yields Reach Highest Since Euro Crisis as Pressure Builds

[Reuters] Greek yields surge on report Greece asked IMF for loan repayment delay

[Bloomberg] European Stocks Fall as Germany, Spain, Portugal Lead Declines

[The Economist] Greece's debt crunch: Sorry, no extensions

[CNBC] Greece in 'slow-death scenario' amid defaults fears

[Bloomberg] Schaeuble Warns Greece to Ditch False Hopes, Do Reforms

[Reuters] China stocks hit fresh 7-year high despite unease over margin trading

[Bloomberg] World’s Biggest Wealth Fund Says Monetary Risks at Historic High

[Bloomberg] German Average Bond Yield Gets Negative; ECB Spurs Buyers

[Bloomberg] Turkey Worse Than Brazil in Currency Markets Wrecked by Politics

[Bloomberg] Saudi Arabia Adds Half a Bakken to Global Oil Market in a Month

[WSJ, Broda and Druckenmiller] 

[Bloomberg] Ratings Shopping Run Amok in U.S. Property Debt Fuels Buyer Ire

[Bloomberg] Bankers to China's Rescue

[Bloomberg] China Starts Campaign to Counter Outflow of Corruption Cash

[Reuters] China's fiscal revenue growth slows in first quarter

[Reuters] Russia says U.S. forced it to act on Ukraine

[Bloomberg] Gunfire in Donetsk as Rebel Leader Refuses Ukrainian Unity

[Bloomberg] Putin Says Sanctions to Persist, Keep Pressure on Russia Economy

[NYT] Ben Bernanke Will Work With Citadel, a Hedge Fund, as an Adviser

[Reuters] Italy PM Renzi faces party revolt over electoral law