Friday, October 21, 2016

Friday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Almost Erase Losses on Deals, Earnings; Dollar Gains

[CNBC] Janet Yellen could be on the verge of starting a 'civil war' at the Fed

[Bloomberg] Why Corporate America’s Debt Is a ‘Major Risk’

[Bloomberg] Sliding Corporate Profits Are a Darkening Cloud for U.S. Workers

[Reuters] China's urbanites embrace sacrifice to ride property frenzy

[Bloomberg] Portugal Keeps Credit Rating That Ensures Eligibility for QE

[Reuters] U.S. warship challenges China's claims in South China Sea

[Reuters] China protests 'illegal,' 'provocative' U.S. South China Sea patrol

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Fall as GE Gloom Outweighs Microsoft Rally; Dollar Climbs

[Bloomberg] Euro Falls to Lowest Since March as Draghi Eases Nerves on QE

[Bloomberg] Asian Stock Rally Fizzles Amid Earnings as Euro Drops With Oil

[Bloomberg] Yuan Weakens Beyond Year-End Estimates as PBOC Lowers Fixing

[Bloomberg] Sterling Money Markets Signal Trouble for Banks Closer to Brexit

[Reuters] China September home prices rise at record rate, stretching affordability further

[Bloomberg] China Home Prices Rise in Fewer Cities Amid Tougher Curbs

[Bloomberg] Trillion-Dollar Payout May Mean Peak Largesse for U.S. Investors

[Bloomberg] Draghi Says Portuguese Bonds Ineligible for QE If Downgraded

[Bloomberg] Germany’s Long-Suffering Savers Have Real Cause to Complain

[Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Managers Struggle to Master Their Miserable New World

[Reuters] U.S. mall investors set to lose billions as retail gloom deepens

[BusinessWeek] Global Markets Stumble Into a High-Debt, Low-Investment 2017

[WSJ] Bellwether Bonds Part Ways With Stocks

[Bloomberg] China Visit Helps Duterte Reap Funding Deals Worth $24 Billion

[FT] Portugal awaits crucial credit rating decision

[Bloomberg] EU Leaders Spar Over Russia Sanctions as Renzi Pushes Back

[BBC] Russian warships pass through English Channel