Sunday, July 2, 2017

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed as Tech Slips, Dollar Advances: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Illinois House passes $5 billion tax package

[Reuters] Tough questions still to tackle before G20 summit, Germany says

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Manufacturing Accelerates as Orders Fuel Optimism

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Unemployment Holds at 8-Year Low as Recovery Proceeds

[Bloomberg] China Caixin PMI Rose Above 50 in June, Signaling Expansion

[Reuters] Puerto Rican power utility files for bankruptcy

[Reuters] G20 watchdog says fund flows to developing countries a concern

[CNN] Xi to Trump: 'Negative factors' straining US, China relations

[Time] Beijing Hits Out at U.S. Navy Exercises in South China Sea in a Sign of Turbulent Relations Ahead

[WSJ] Why It’s So Easy to Lose Money in Bonds

[FT] Bond sell-off fails to derail Fed unwinding plans for QE

[FT] China’s interbank bond market in five charts

[WSJ] Republican Senators Face Pushback From Governors on the Health Bill

[FT] Prospect of Weidmann in top job raises hackles at ECB

[WSJ] U.S. Navy Patrols Near Disputed Island in South China Sea

[NYT] Hackers Find ‘Ideal Testing Ground’ for Attacks: Developing Countries

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Yen Pares Gain After Abe Setback; Stocks to Rise: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Scandal-Hit Abe Plunged Into Crisis After Tokyo Election Loss

[Bloomberg] Abe's Mentor Says BOJ Needs Fresh Face as Kuroda Is Out of Ideas

[Reuters] Japan business confidence hits three-year high: BOJ tankan

[Bloomberg] ECB's Mersch Joins Weidmann in Explaining Policy Path to Germans

[Bloomberg] BOJ May Need QE Exit Talks by Year-End, Principal Global Says

[CNBC] Ron Paul: Not a 'total shock' if stocks plummet 25% and gold soars 50% by October

[WSJ] European Central Banks Face Added Political Constraints