Sunday, June 18, 2017

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Tech Stocks Jump; Dollar Gains, Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Tight U.S. labor market should push inflation higher: Fed's Dudley

[CNBC/NYT] Whole Foods Deal Shows Amazon’s Prodigious Tolerance for Risk

[Bloomberg] Brexit Talks Kick Off in Brussels as May Urged to Soften Stance

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Will Continue With Currency Peg, HKMA's Chan Says

[Bloomberg] China's Home Prices Increase in Fewer Cities as Curbs Bite

[Bloomberg] Moody’s Cuts Ratings on Australia’s Banks on Housing Concern

[NYT] Some Global Investors See Fresh Worries in an Old Problem: China

[Bloomberg] Abe's Popularity Slides as Mounting Japan Scandals Take Toll

[WSJ] Market Volatility Has Vanished Around the World

[FT, El-Erian] Markets must grasp that the Fed is no longer their best friend

[FT] Brexit talks: what to expect on day one

[BBC] Syria conflict: Russia issues warning after US coalition downs jet

[Reuters] New assertive generation of Gulf leaders at heart of Qatar rift

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Face a Mixed Start; Euro Gains: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Italy, EU Race to Find Solution for Two Troubled Banks

[CNBC] Liquidity is the liquid of life for the rally, BMO's Jack Ablin says

[Bloomberg] Australia's Haunted Housing Market

[NYT] The Car Was Repossessed, but the Debt Remains

[NPR] U.S.-Led Coalition Shoots Down Syrian Military Jet West Of Raqqa

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Macron wins strong parliamentary majority, estimates show

[Bloomberg] Macron sets sights on huge parliamentary majority, voter turnout low

[Reuters] Minsheng chairman says loans to China's Anbang total only $100 mln -Caixin

[Bloomberg] Iran's Revolutionary Guard Strikes Syria for Tehran Attacks

[FT] Politicians and investors adapt to the age of radical uncertainty

[FT] Record level of investors fear corporate bonds are overvalued

[WSJ] The New Cold War Pits a U.S. General Against His Longtime Russian Nemesis