Thursday, May 14, 2015

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Drops to 4-Month Low as Inflation Decline Clouds Outlook

[Bloomberg] Banco do Brasil Falls Most in a Month on Higher Loan Provisions

[Reuters] ECB's Draghi says will execute QE in full

[NYT] Greek Finance Minister Lashes Out at E.C.B. Chief

[NYT] Egg Farmers Bear Brunt as Deadly Bird Flu Affects Hens by the Millions

[NYT] Christie’s Has Art World’s First $1 Billion Week

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] German Bundesbank chief rips into ECB over Greek loans

[Bloomberg] Dollar Weakens as Bond Rout Abates While S&P 500 Futures Climb

[Bloomberg] Dollar Bulls Stunned by What Went Wrong in Drop to 4-Month Low

[Fortune] As default looms, Greece seeks to push back key July payments to ECB

[Reuters] Greece's Varoufakis says debt swap fills Draghi's 'soul with fear'

[NYT] 5 Big Banks Expected to Plead Guilty to Felony Charges, but Punishments May Be Tempered

[Reuters] China's fiscal spending jumps 33.2 percent yr/yr in April

[Bloomberg] BRICS Bank Invite to Greece Has Jim O’Neill Thinking It’s a Joke

[Reuters] U.S. companies rush to insulate themselves against Venezuela's currency, economic woes

[Bloomberg] Stan Druckenmiller Sees ‘Massive’ Problem Caused by Aging

[Reuters] U.S. Marines look to nurture integrated Asia-Pacific amphibious forces, China excluded

[AFP] US anxious over China's 'great wall of sand'

[USAT] China, U.S. head toward faceoff in South China Sea

[Bloomberg] Abe’s Cabinet Approves Bills to Expand Japan’s Military Role

[NYT] Saudi Arabia Promises to Match Iran in Nuclear Capability

[Der Spiegel] Interview with Saudi Prince Turki Bin Faisal Al Saud: 'We Try To Learn from Our Mistakes'

[MarketWatch] More than 40% of U.S. honeybee colonies died in past 12 months: USDA