Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street hits new highs as banks soar on rate hike hopes

[Bloomberg] Focus Turns to Fed as Dollar Gains, Bonds Drop: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending slows; inflation pushes higher

[CNBC] Chance of a March interest rate hike almost doubled: CME

[Reuters] Inflation-averse Germans see fastest price rises in 4-1/2 years

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Manufacturing Picks Up as Inflation Pressures Build

[Reuters] Euro zone 2017 inflation likely to be far higher than projected: Bundesbank's Weidmann

[Reuters] Asian factories pick up steam in shadow of Trump protectionist threat

[Bloomberg] China's Factory Gauge Strengthens as Producer Prices Rebound

[Bloomberg] Sydney Home Prices Surge at Fastest Annual Pace Since 2002

[WSJ] Key Inflation Gauge Closest to Fed’s 2% Target Since 2012

[WSJ] Donald Trump Asks Congress to Unite Behind Health Care, Tax Overhauls

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar, U.S. Futures Pare Gains as Trump Speaks: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Fed officials jolt market with talk of pending rate hike

[Bloomberg] Fed Officials Signal Greater Willingness to Consider March Hike

[Bloomberg] Fed's Williams Says March Hike to Get ‘Serious Consideration’

[Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Confidence Rises to Highest Level Since July 2001

[Bloomberg] Mom and Pop Investors Are Behind This Historic Market Rally

[Bloomberg] China's Policy Balancing Act May Face Bumps as Bond Pain Endures

[WSJ] Donald Trump Faces a Conservative Revolt in Congress

[FT] US stocks have calmest start to a year in a half-century – JPMorgan

[WSJ] World’s Most Indebted Developer Keeps Piling It On