Thursday, May 18, 2017

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Steady After Volatile Week; Crude Rises: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] China Is Using the Yuan to Combat Risk of a Market Meltdown

[Bloomberg] Chaos Takes Hold in Brazil as Markets Sink, Temer Vows to Fight

[Reuters] Bank of Japan faces credibility test in telegraphing exit from stimulus

[The Hill] Mnuchin mum as Dems press for answers on tax reform, Dodd-Frank

[Bloomberg] U.S. Shale Roars Back at OPEC

[Bloomberg] U.S. Startups Fail to Attract Expected Crowd of Small Investors

[Bloomberg] China Whacks Another Mole With Developers' Dollar Bonds in Focus

[Reuters] Some euro zone banks 'in denial' about bad loans: ECB's Nou

[Bloomberg] Wall Street's Risky and Complex Loan Deals Are a Big Hit in Asia

[Bloomberg] Global Economic Expansion Has Rarely Been This Synchronized

[Bloomberg] Swamp Strikes Back as Trump Finds Himself With a Special Counsel

[Reuters] Chinese jets intercept U.S. radiation-sniffing plane, U.S. says

[WSJ] Trump Aims to Balance Budget With Deep Cuts, Bullish Growth Projections

[FT] China faces ‘acid test’ over credit bubble

[WSJ] Brazil Should Jolt Investors Out of Emerging-Market Complacency

Thursday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] Brazil stocks plunge 9% on emerging political scandal, tracking for worst day since 2008

[Bloomberg] Brazil's Crisis: A Guide to Those Who Might Bring Down Temer

[Bloomberg] Mexico Unexpectedly Raises Rate to Avoid Inflation Spreading

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin Warns Some Partnerships and LLCs Won't Get Tax Break

[Reuters] China's Foresea Life says operations normal after media reports of cash crunch

[Bloomberg] China Creates Own Insurance Monster

[WSJ] Plunge in Brazil’s Real Shows Risk of Chasing Big Returns