Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] ECB Expands Stimulus to $2.4 Trillion as Monthly Purchases Slow

[Bloomberg] Euro Slides With Bonds on ECB Stimulus Signal; U.S. Stocks Mixed

[Bloomberg] Bonds Extend Drop on ECB Plan as Stocks Rise, Euro Fluctuates

[Bloomberg] German Curve Steepens Most Since 2008 as ECB Tweaks QE: Chart

[Bloomberg] Confusion Reigns in Markets as ECB QE Changes Spark Wild Swings

[Bloomberg] German Yield Climbs to Highest Since January on ECB Tapering

[Reuters] Italian PM Renzi resigns, president to consult with parties

[Bloomberg] China Exports Edge Up as Imports Increase Most in Two Years

[Bloomberg] Indian Outflows: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet, Says Deutsche Bank

[Bloomberg] Fed Officials Leaning Toward Bigger Is Better on Balance Sheet

[CNBC] The Fed shouldn't be driving US economy, Trump advisor Judy Shelton says

[Reuters] Japan to increase loan to Fukushima operator Tepco to $123 billion -source

[WSJ] Rising Interest Rates Trigger Losses on Banks’ Massive Bond Holdings

[NYT] Wary Corporate Chiefs Keep an Ear Tuned to Trump’s Messages

[WSJ] China’s Banks Are Hiding More Than $2 Trillion in Loans

[WSJ] Rust-Belt Debt Hangs Around Beijing’s Neck

[FT] Italy demands more time from ECB to rescue Monte dei Paschi

[FT] US interest rate rises set to expose China’s frailties

[WSJ] Surge in Dollar Provokes Jitters in Emerging Markets Around World

[Reuters] Exclusive: Risking Beijing's ire, Vietnam begins dredging on South China Sea reef

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise to Records, Bonds Gain on ECB Stimulus Optimism

[Bloomberg] AAA Ratings Return for Securities Backed by Riskier Home Loans

[Bloomberg] Private 2010 Records Show Dudley’s Staff Urging Bold Fed Action

[Washington Post] Trump takes aim at drug companies: ‘I don’t like what has happened with drug prices’