Monday, March 14, 2016

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Global Stocks Fall, Yen Jumps as Commodity Prices Slide 2nd Day

[Reuters] Oil prices fall as clouds gather over supply picture

[Reuters] Futures slip after BOJ comments; Fed in focus

[Bloomberg] Bank of Japan Holds Fire on Stimulus, Negative Rate Unchanged

[Bloomberg] Yen Gains After Bank of Japan Holds Pat on Negative Rate Policy

[Bloomberg] Portugal Leads Slide in Bonds of Europe's Lower-Rated Countries

[Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Pain Brings Malaise Worse Than '08 for Crowded Stocks

[Bloomberg] Retail Sales in U.S. Decline After January Revised Down

[Bloomberg] Subprime Auto Bond Delinquencies Highest in 20 Years, Says Fitch

[Bloomberg] Lenders Are Getting Choosier When It Comes to Risky Real Estate Deals

[Bloomberg] China Tobin Tax Riles Analysts as Citi Warns of Foreign Exodus

[Bloomberg] Offshore Yuan Declines as China Seen Planning Currency Trade Tax

[Bloomberg] China Drafts Rules for Tobin Tax on Currency Transactions

[Bloomberg] Emerging Currencies Drop With Stocks on Renewed Fed Rate Concern

[Bloomberg] Stanley Fischer and Lael Brainard Are Battling for Yellen’s Soul

[Reuters] Brazil's largest party closer to backing impeachment after protests

[Reuters] Brazil's Lula likely to take cabinet position - source

[Bloomberg] Merkel Allies Balk at Visa Waivers for Turkey as EU Summit Looms

[WSJ] Iran Warns of Possible ‘Armageddon’ if Syria Can’t Be Held Together

[Reuters] Clashes spread to new areas of southeast Turkey after bombing

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Drop Before BOJ Decision as Material Shares Retreat

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Strategists Downgrade Equities Citing Lack of Central Bank Bullets

[Bloomberg] India's Ugly Bad-Loans Situation Is About to Get Even Worse

[Bloomberg] China Party Faithful Warned to Toe Line as Xi Nears Key Juncture

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Rally Winning Fans as Central Banks Lift Credit, Bonds

[Bloomberg] There's Only One Buyer Keeping S&P 500's Bull Market Alive

[Bloomberg] More Trouble in Bonds Backed by Peer-to-Peer Loans

[Bloomberg] The Stocks Hedge Funds Hate Are Performing Better Than Those They Love

[FT] Fears rise over US car loan delinquencies

[Reuters] Fed to sit tight on rates at March meet, hint at hikes to come

[Reuters] Bank of Japan scrambles to find positives in negative rates

[Reuters] China's 'easy' home financing could raise property bubble risk

[FT] China to crack down on P2P lenders

[Forbes] Chinese Bid For Starwood Hotels & Resorts Rekindles Memories Of Japan's 1980s Merger Mania

[Bloomberg] China Burns Hedge Funds as $562 Million Yuan Bet Turns Worthless

[Bloomberg] Germans Turn to Trump-Style Politics in Challenge to Merkel

[NYT] Labor Protests Multiply in China as Economy Slows, Worrying Leaders

[Bloomberg] Millions Join Brazil Impeachment Chorus in Threat to Rousseff

[Washington Post] Turkish warplanes strike Kurdish militant bases after deadly Ankara attack