Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Decline as Oil Slips With Dollar: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Trump picks China hawk Peter Navarro for new trade post

[CNBC] Trump to name Icahn as special adviser on regulatory overhaul, will help to select SEC head

[Reuters] Exclusive: Investors shun Italian bank Monte Paschi's share offer - sources

[CNBC] Bad loans, bad growth, bad politics: Things are tough for European banks

[NYT] Investors Worry as Financial Picture of Italy’s Oldest Bank Deteriorates

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dow Flirts With 20,000 as Oil Gains, Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Paschi Falls to Record as Investors Balk, Liquidity Dries Up

[Bloomberg] Asian Equities Gain as Dow Hits Record, Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. existing home sales rise to near 10-year high

[Reuters] Italy lawmakers approve 20 billion euro plan to prop up banks

[Reuters] Spanish banks face $4.2 billion hit from European court's loan ruling

[Bloomberg] Yuan Bears Strike as Capital Outflows Override PBOC Support

[Bloomberg] Fed Blurs Intentions as Dots Drift Away From Economic Forecasts

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage activity edges up even as rates head higher

[Bloomberg] Italy Bank Rescue Won’t Fill $54 Billion Hole on Their Books

[Reuters] Modi losing friends as anger grows over Indian cash crackdown

[FT] Monte dei Paschi di Siena poised for state bailout

[WSJ] China’s Bond Warning

[WSJ] Percentage of Young Americans Living With Parents Rises to 75-Year High

[Reuters] Kremlin says almost all communication channels with U.S. are frozen: RIA

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks, Dollar Rise in Sign of Resilience: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] IMF Doubles Down on Lagarde as Trump Aims to Upend World Order

[CNBC] CEOs, who are supposed to love Trump, are dumping stock during the postelection rally