Monday, May 15, 2017

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks at Records, Dollar Weakens Amid Trump: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Ford Plans to Cut About 10% of Global Staff: WSJ

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts unexpectedly fall for second straight month

[Bloomberg] U.S. Industrial Production Rises Most in More Than Three Years

[Reuters] China seen sacrificing some growth to reduce debt risks

[Reuters] China banking regulator tightens rules on WMPs, flags more curbs

[Bloomberg] Goldman Builds China Financial-Stress Index and, Yes, It's Risen

[Reuters] Kuroda says 'quite sure' BOJ can smoothly withdraw stimulus

[Bloomberg] Trump Official Says Fannie, Freddie Should Let in Private Market

[Bloomberg] VIX Is at 10 and What Does Everyone Want? Low-Volatility ETFs

[NYT] In Computer Attacks, Clues Point to Frequent Culprit: North Korea

[WSJ] China Pumps $24.7 Billion Into Financial System

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Hit Records as Oil Rallies, Bonds Slip: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Red Hot Emerging-Market Stocks Are Showing Signs of Overheating

[Bloomberg] Optimism for Sales Prospects Propels U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment

[CNBC] Fed's new normal balance sheet could be huge

[Reuters] Large hedge funds moved out of financial stocks in first quarter

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Are Dumping Gold Bets at Fastest Rate Since 2008

[WSJ] Home Sales Jump to Near-Boom-Era Levels