Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Crude Gains Lift U.S. Stocks, Bond Rally Falters: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. jobless claims fall to near 43-year low

[CNBC] Should Greece stay or should it go? Analysts divided on whether Greece will exit euro

[AP] Italy's UniCredit bank posts massive $14.5 billion loss

[Reuters] Global automakers blame tax policy, Lunar New Year for China sales drop

[Reuters] China says warned bitcoin exchanges of closure risk on rule violations

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong's Frenzied Home Buyers Just Can't Be Stopped

[CNBC] Germany brings its gold stash home sooner than planned

[WSJ] Greece’s Never-Ending Fiscal Drama

[FT] Investors pile into risky bonds in bet on Trump economy

[WSJ] Chinese Companies Rush In With Nearly $2 Trillion Where Bankers Fear to Lend

[WSJ] Asia Central Bank Chiefs Worry About Trump Policies

[FT] Yen may be too hot to handle as Abe meets with Trump

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street closes little changed; banks weigh on Dow

[Reuters] Political jitters lift gold, dent euro and French debt

[Bloomberg] Dollar Policy Confusion Keeping Currency Traders Up at Night

[Bloomberg] Mortgage Ratings Blamed for Subprime Crisis Still Flawed, Ex-Insider Says

[NYT] Worries Grow Over Euro’s Fate as Debts Smolder in Italy and Greece

[WSJ] The Next American Farm Bust Is Upon Us