Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Thursday's News Links

[Washington Post] Greek prime minister resigns, calls snap elections to shore up support

[Bloomberg] S&P 500 Falls for Third Day as Global Growth Concerns Intensify

[Bloomberg] European Stock Selloff Intensifies Amid Global Growth Concern

[Bloomberg] Gold Climbs to One-Month High as Bets Fall on U.S. Rate Increase

[Bloomberg] Kazakhstan Tenge Slides 23% as Emerging-Market Rout 

[Bloomberg] Malaysia Rules Out Capital Controls as Currency Plunges

[Bloomberg] Turkey’s Deepening Turmoil Sends Currency to Record Low

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s Unemployment Rises More Than All Forecasts in July

[FT] Currency turmoil in emerging markets escalates

[Reuters] U.S. crude prices fall towards $40 on global glut

[Nikkei] Impact of Tianjin disaster reverberates across Chinese economy

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Fall Fifth Day on Fed Minutes, China Slowdown Fears

[Bloomberg] Kazakhstan Scraps Currency Trading Band, Moves to Free Float

[Bloomberg] Bulls Walk Away From U.S. Options Market as Put-Call Ratio Jumps

[Reuters] Fed's Williams: Raising rates to pop housing bubbles 'very costly'

[Bloomberg] July Was Earth’s Warmest Month in Records Going Back to 1880

[Bloomberg] North, South Korea Trade Fire Along Border as Tensions Worsen

[Reuters] Four Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting tests truce

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Crude Tumbles to Six-Year Low After Unexpected U.S. Supply Gain

[AP] Oil Drillers Hammered as US Crude Supplies Continue to Climb

[Reuters] Most Fed policymakers want to smoothly trim balance sheet -minutes

[Bloomberg] Russia Is Having Trouble Selling Its Debt

[Reuters] Eight soldiers killed, Istanbul palace attacked as Turkish unrest mounts