Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Global Stocks Plunge After U.S. Rout as Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Brazil Markets Sink, Triggering Circuit Breaker on Fresh Crisis

[Bloomberg] China's Leverage Campaign Is Turning Bond Market Upside Down

[Bloomberg] Falling U.S. Jobless Claims Add to Signs of Labor Tightness

[Bloomberg] Student Debt Is Eating Your Household Budget

[Bloomberg] China Home Prices Rise in Fewer Cities as More Curbs Imposed

[Bloomberg] ECB Officials Left Changes for June After Disagreeing on Risks

[Bloomberg] Japan's GDP Extends Run of Gains as Exports Support Growth

[UK Guardian] Brazil: explosive recordings implicate President Michel Temer in bribery

[Bloomberg] Spain's Debt Pile Rises Above 100% of Output Yet Again: Chart

[Reuters] Former FBI chief Mueller appointed to probe Trump-Russia ties

[FT] Chinese insurer warns of defaults as ban on new products bites

[WSJ] China’s Housing Market Springs a Leak

[WSJ] Full Employment Confronts Trump, Fed With Tougher Trade-Offs

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slump, Bonds Rally Amid Trump Turmoil: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Weighs In as Comey Memo Controversy Roils Markets

[Bloomberg] Banks Tighten Auto Lending as More Borrowers Fall Into Default

[Bloomberg] Fed's Rate-Hike Odds Tumble After Washington Chaos Hits Bond Market

[Reuters] Americans' debt back at record high after nearly a decade

[CNBC] Real estate CEO: Record-low housing inventory is 'freaking us out'

[NYT] Household Debt Makes a Comeback in the U.S.

[WSJ] China Investors Aren’t Buying Central Bank’s Yuan Fix