Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street up as oil prices boost energy, materials stocks

[Bloomberg] European Stocks Advance With Oil as Treasuries, Yen Erase Gains

[Bloomberg] Emerging Currencies Fall for Second Day as Energy Shares Retreat

[Dow Jones] U.S. Housing Starts Fell 3.8% in January

[Reuters] Oil market shows deep doubt over output freeze

[Bloomberg] China Ramps Up Rhetoric, Plans New Steps to Juice Up Economy

[Bloomberg] China Debt Binge Spurs S&P Warning as Magnus Sees `Big Problems'

[Bloomberg] China's Markets Risk 2009 Timewarp as New Lending Surges: Chart

[Bloomberg] Fortress Hedge Fund Seeing 'More Cracks' in Credit Markets

[BloombergGadfly] China's Subprime Crisis Is Here

[FT] Chinese bank hit by $4.9bn loan fraud

[Reuters] Vietnam PM wants stronger U.S. role in South China Sea

[Washington Post] Chinese missiles apparently deployed in South China Sea as Obama meets rivals

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Yuan Heads for Biggest Two-Day Drop in a Month as PBOC Cuts Fix

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Poised to Retreat as Yen Holds Gains; Oil Below $30

[Bloomberg] ECB Bond Program Dubbed `Financial Dictatorship' in German Court

[CNBC] 35% of drillers at high risk of bankruptcy: Report

[MarketWatch] This has been the worst quarter for company earnings reports since 2009

[Bloomberg] Fed's Kashkari Floats Breaking Up Big Banks to Avert Meltdown

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds in Asia Had Nowhere to Hide in January ‘Bloodbath’

[Reuters] China sends missiles to contested South China Sea island: Fox News

[FOX News] Defiant Iran ignores UN ban, hits up Putin for high-tech tanks, fighter jets

[Reuters] U.S. planned major cyber attack on Iran if diplomacy failed: NYT

[Bloomberg] A Direct Turkey-Russia Clash Is a Growing Risk on Syria Border