Sunday, August 27, 2017

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Traders Weigh Harvey; Gold Climbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. gasoline futures surge as Harvey swamps Texas, euro holds at 2-1/2-year high

[Bloomberg] `Tragedy of Epic Proportions' Looms as Harvey Pounds Houston

[Reuters] Houston crippled by catastrophic flooding, with more rain on the way

[Bloomberg] Hurricane Harvey Shuts Two of the Largest U.S. Ports

[Reuters] Texas flood damage from Harvey may match Katrina - insurance group

[Bloomberg] Harvey's Cost Reaches Catastrophe as Modelers See Many Uninsured

[Bloomberg] Cohn or Yellen? Bond Traders Say Same Difference

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Pivot to Taxes Is Fraught With ‘Pitfalls Everywhere’

[Bloomberg] Amazon's Opening Salvo in Grocery Price War Hits Bond Market

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Vets From Dalio to Gundlach Warn on Emerging Markets

[Bloomberg] China's Central Bank Is Embracing a Supercharged Yuan

[Bloomberg] Wanda Bonds Fall on Reports of Chairman Wang Stopped at Airport

[WSJ] Energy Firms Brace for Harvey Fallout

[WSJ] In a Blast From a Financial Crisis Past, Synthetic CDOs Are Back

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Euro surges to two-and-a-half-year high after Draghi comments, oil up after Harvey

[Bloomberg] Central Bankers Shun Policy Clues as Trade Pervades Jackson Hole

[Bloomberg] Kuroda Cautions That Japan Can't Keep Current Growth Rate

[Bloomberg] Kuroda Sees Yield-Curve Control Allowing BOJ to Buy Fewer JGBs

[Bloomberg] Fed's Mester Says Keep Up the ‘Gradual’ Pace on Rate Hikes

[Axios] Exclusive: Trump vents in Oval Office, "I want tariffs. Bring me some tariffs!"

[CNBC] Major refineries are shutting down in the wake of Harvey flooding

[Bloomberg] Harvey Unloads Severe Flooding Across Heart of U.S. Energy

[Bloomberg] Early China Data Show Diverging Sentiment, Stable Growth Outlook

[Bloomberg] China Money Rate Confusion Shows How PBOC Keeps Traders on Edge