Thursday, March 2, 2017

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Reflation Rally Retrenches Before Yellen Weighs In: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to CNBC: We'll be 'aggressive' on trade and fix bad deals

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Economy Expands Most Since 2011 as Recovery Broadens

[Reuters] Fed and ECB go their separate ways

[Bloomberg] Kuroda’s Core Price Gauge Rises for the First Time in a Year

[CNBC] Three reasons the Fed wants to hike rates in March

[Bloomberg] Snap's Two Co-Founders Are Now Worth $5.3 Billion Each After IPO

[Bloomberg] Million-Dollar Home Contagion Spreads to Toronto Suburbs

[Bloomberg] Where South Korea's Teetering, Debt-Laden Companies Go to Bank

[Reuters] China hints at trade war strategy in South Korea standoff

[Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Titans Face What Comes Next as They Pass Certain Age

[NYT] Chinese Lawmakers’ Wallets Have Grown Along With Xi’s Power

[WSJ] Yellen to Headline Final Round of Fed Speeches Before March Meeting

[WSJ] ETFs Race to Fastest Yearly Start Ever Based on Inflows, BlackRock Data Show

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street retreats after surge; Caterpillar, financials fall

[Bloomberg] Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Dream Faces the Same Old Nightmares

[FT] Esoteric ETFs boost number of passive US funds

[FT] Pressure on ECB as eurozone inflation hits 4-year high

[WSJ] The German Right Believes It’s Time to Discard the Country’s Historical Guilt