Sunday, August 30, 2015

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slide With S&P 500 Headed for Worst Month Since 2012

[Bloomberg] Junk-Rating Dread Sends Ibovespa, Real to World's Biggest Losses

[Bloomberg] SocGen: Half-Hearted Capital Controls Are Coming to China

[Bloomberg] Europe Stocks Head for Worst Month Since 2011 Amid Fed, China

[Bloomberg] Asian Currencies Record Biggest Monthly Decline in Three Years

[Bloomberg] China's Stocks Cap Biggest Selloff Since 2008 on Rescue Doubts

[Bloomberg] China Brokers Tumble as Citic Staff Detained, Rescue Costs Grow

[Bloomberg] Emerging-Market Stocks Head for Biggest Monthly Slide Since 2012

[Bloomberg] Your ETF Is Not All It Seems for Emerging-Market Currency Hedges

[Bloomberg] 30-Minute VIX Frenzy Exposes Obsession With Volatility Hedging

[WSJ, Hilsenrath] Fed Appears to Hold Line on Rate Plan

[Reuters] Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil

[Bloomberg] China Asks Brokerages to Boost Market and Buy Back Shares

[Reuters] China announces confessions in stocks plunge probe

[Bloomberg] Brazil Analysts See Deeper Recessions and Raise 2016 CPI Outlook

[Bloomberg] Brazilian Government Is Said to Expect a Primary Deficit in 2016

[Bloomberg] Ruble Tracks Oil by Most on Record After Fourth Monthly Slide

[Bloomberg] Turkish Exports See Worst July Since 2010 as Russia Slump Hurts

[FT] Catalans in fresh surge for independence from Spain

[NYT] Challenged on Left and Right, the Fed Faces a Decision on Rates

[Washington Post] U.S. developing sanctions against China over cyberthefts

[FT] Central bank monetary arsenal is increasingly ineffective

[BBC] Ukraine Kiev protest blast wounds 100 police after MPs vote

[WSJ] Crises Put First Dents in Xi Jinping’s Power

[Reuters] Japan eyes defense budget hike to fortify island chain facing China

[Bloomberg] Catalonia Must Restructure Finances, Ciudadanos Candidate Says

Sunday Evening Links

[FT] Beijing abandons large-scale share purchases

[Bloomberg] China’s Stocks Fall on Concern About State Support, Economy

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stock-Index Futures Slide With Volatility Set to Continue

[Bloomberg] Japan Stocks Fall, Extending Biggest Monthly Loss Since 2012

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Drop, Extending Biggest Monthly Retreat Since 2012

[Bloomberg] Fed at Jackson Hole: Gearing Up to Hike Amidst Rocky Terrain

[Bloomberg]If the Options Market Is Right, China's Stock Rescue Is Doomed

[Bloomberg] Xi's Military Parade Fans Unease in Region Already Wary of China

[NYT] Behind Tianjin Tragedy, a Company That Flouted Regulations and Reaped Profits

[WSJ] China Slowdown’s Next Victim: Asian Parts Suppliers

[FT] China’s problem is the economy itself, not the market sell-off

Sunday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Middle Eastern Stocks Rally Led by Oman After Oil-Price Rebound

[Bloomberg] China Construction Bank Posts Zero Profit Growth on Weak Economy

[Bloomberg] China Premier Li Says No Basis for Yuan’s Continued Depreciation

[FT] China’s banks face tightening bad loans squeeze

[Reuters] Malaysia's Mahathir calls for 'people power' movement to topple PM

[Reuters] Huge protest in Tokyo rails against PM Abe's security bills

[WSJ] Stock Market Investors Should Watch the Credit Canary

[Reuters] Analysis-Why Reforms Don't Work So Well in Italy

[SMH] China ready to launch military power from artificial islands in South China Sea