Sunday, August 21, 2016

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Gains, Stocks Fall as Fischer Signals Fed Hike; Oil Sinks

[Reuters] Asian shares slip, dollar stands tall on Fed hike bets

[Bloomberg] Emerging Assets Fall for Second Day After Hawkish Fed Comments

[Bloomberg] Mexico GDP Falls for First Time in 3 Years on Slower Services

[Bloomberg] Yield Hunt Emboldens Companies to Whittle Away Loan Safeguards

[Bloomberg] Why No One Trusts China's Markets

[Reuters] Former China boom town learns hard lessons about service economy

[Reuters] China to strengthen Communist Party's role in non-govt bodies

[NYT, Morgenson] To Crack Down on Securities Fraud, States Reward Whistle-Blowers

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Drop Amid Rate Bets While Topix Gains on Weaker Yen

[Bloomberg] Fischer Signals 2016 Rate Hike With Economy Nearing Fed Goals

[Reuters] Fed close to hitting job and inflation targets: Fischer

[Reuters] Analysis: Focus on VIX futures shorts hides the real story

[Bloomberg] Japanese Firms Head for Profit Reckoning Next Month as Yen Gains

[Reuters] Japan Inc unenthused over Abe's stimulus, BOJ easing: Reuters poll

[Bloomberg] China Is Grappling With Hidden Unemployment

[Bloomberg] Mission Impossible Looming for Italy’s 2016 Economic Growth Goal

[WSJ, Hilsenrath] Fed Officials Brace for (Familiar) New Normal

[WSJ] Two Strategies, One Crowded Trade

[WSJ] In Scramble for Yield, Pension Funds Will Try Almost Anything

[WSJ] Seller’s Paradise: Companies Build Bonds for Central Bank to Buy

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Fed guessing game moves up a gear as Yellen takes stage

[Bloomberg] Bond Bulls Have Most at Stake as India Gets New Central Banker