Thursday, August 4, 2016

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Payrolls Surge as U.S. Hiring Gains Broad-Based for Second Month

[Bloomberg] Dollar Rebounds After Payrolls Beat Forecasts as Treasuries Drop

[Bloomberg] Global Stocks Advance With Metals on Stimulus as Dollar Slips

[Bloomberg] Asian Shares Climb With Bonds as Oil Declines While Aussie Gains

[Reuters] Oil prices fall as short-covering rally fizzles, oversupply weighs

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit rises to ten-month high in June

[Bloomberg] European Banks Back Away From Targets Again Amid Brexit Squeeze

[Nikkei AR] BOJ's massive easing nears turning point

[Bloomberg] Investors Await Moody’s Turkey Verdict to Move Billions in Funds

[Reuters] Lipper fund flows IG US$2.472bn inflow; HY US$2.464bn outflow

[Reuters] China's regions show big economic divergence as rustbelt suffers, cities prosper

[CNBC] Brazil's politics, economy are huge messes as Olympics begin

[CNBC] US unlikely to extradite imam Turkey blames for coup: WSJ

[WSJ] Companies Routinely Steer Analysts to Deliver Earnings Surprises

[WSJ] New Tool for Central Banks: Buying Corporate Bonds

[FT] Commodities attract biggest bets since 2009

[Bloomberg] Merkel’s Approval Rating Plunges Following Attacks in Germany

[Reuters] China slams Japan minister for ducking Nanjing massacre questions

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] The Fight for Yield Has Crept Into Emerging Market Equities

[FT] US financials feel the burn from rock bottom interest rates

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Carney Takes ‘Exceptional’ Action With Rate Cut After Brexit

[Bloomberg] Pound Slides on BOE Stimulus; European Stocks Jump With Bonds

[Bloomberg] Bonds Jump Globally as Bank of England Eases Policy Post-Brexit

[Reuters] Bank of England cuts rates, ready for 'whatever action necessary' after Brexit vote

[Bloomberg] BOE Targets Company Bonds as Brexit Spurs Stimulus Revival

[Reuters] Rate cut and stimulus measures mark BoE's 'whatever it takes' moment -BBA

[Bloomberg] Berkshire Said to Draw Fed Scrutiny Over Wells Fargo Investment

[Bloomberg] Greenspan Put Gone Wild as Critics See Markets Hamstringing Fed

[Bloomberg] Saudi Interest-Rate Swaps Climb to Highest Level Since 2009

[Reuters] Possibilities to adjust QE but must not alter design-ECB's Weidmann

[Bloomberg] No Break for Worst Asian Currency as Clouds Gather Over Malaysia

[WSJ] Fannie Mae Profit Slides Amid Lower Rates

[WSJ] Yen Shows Strength Even as Officials Call Moves ‘Speculator-Driven’

[FT] Chinese regulator acts to curb bogus banks

[FT] Hedge funds bolster quantitative know-how