Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stems Equity Drop as Angst Fades; Gold Drops: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip, Treasuries Rise on Korea Tension: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Gold Rises Along With North Korea Tensions

[Bloomberg] Long-Only Mutual Funds Have Turned Into the Stock Market's Daredevils

[Bloomberg] The Quant Fund Robot Takeover Has Been Postponed

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong's Crowded Currency Trade Enters Dangerous Territory

[Bloomberg] SNB's U.S. Stock Portfolio Hit Record $84.3 Billion in June

[WSJ] Aug. 9, 2007: The Day the Mortgage Crisis Went Global

[FT] Chinese crackdown on dealmakers reflects Xi power play

[WSJ] Has Permian Peaked? Wall Street Worries About Its Sure Thing

[WSJ] Canadian Private-Equity Giant Catalyst Accused of Fraud by Whistleblowers

[Reuters] U.S. Defense Secretary issues stark warning to North Korea

[Bloomberg] What the U.S. Military Does on Guam and Why North Korea Cares: Q&A

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Havens Jump Amid North Korea Threats; Stocks Slide: Markets

[Bloomberg] South Korea Stocks, Won Drop After Trump's `Fire, Fury' Warning

[Reuters] Yen hits 8-week high vs dollar on latest bout of Korean tensions

[Bloomberg] U.S. Productivity Gains Accelerate While Pace Remains Tepid

[Bloomberg] Ten Years of Firefighting Leaves ECB Poised to Exit Stimulus

[Bloomberg] China Factory Inflation Holds Up on Steady Demand, Capacity Cuts

[Bloomberg] With $1 Trillion Chasing Deals, Investors Park Cash in ETFs

[CNBC] Increasing 'danger of miscalculation' on the Korean Peninsula, former CIA official says

[Bloomberg] What War Between North Korea and the U.S. Might Look Like: Quicktake Q&A

[FT] Bond investors ponder implications of growing US budget deficit

[WSJ] North Korea Threat Comes After Trump Vows ‘Fire and Fury’

[NYT] In the Age of Trump, the Dollar No Longer Seems a Sure Thing