Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Push to Records as Oil, Dollar Climb: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Rises to Five-Week High as Outlook for Demand Brightens

[Reuters] U.S. government posts $108 billion deficit in August

[CNBC] Inflation is heating up with some help from the hurricanes

[Bloomberg] Trump Blocks China-Backed Bid for Lattice Over Security Risk

[CNBC] Trump: 'The rich will not be gaining at all' with my tax reform plan

[Reuters] Fearing Russia, Sweden holds biggest war games in 20 years

[FT] To coin a craze: Silicon Valley’s cryptocurrency boom

[FT] Rate expectations and a tale of two central banks

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Pull Back From Records as Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Climbs as IEA Sees Fastest Demand Growth in Two Years

[Bloomberg] Wholesale Prices in U.S. Increase on Jump in Energy Costs

[CNBC] Mortgage applications leap nearly 10% on lowest rates in almost a year

[Bloomberg] Act or Wait? Fed Debate Heats Up After Inflation Misses Target

[Politico] Republicans suspicious of ‘Democrats’ Cohn and Mnuchin as tax plans take shape

[Bloomberg] Yuan Fixing Takes Center Stage, Again

[Bloomberg] Leon Cooperman Says Market Correction Could Start ‘Very Soon’

[Reuters] North Korea defiant over U.N. sanctions as Trump says tougher steps needed

[Reuters] Brazil's top court approves new graft probe of President Temer

[WSJ] An Inflation Surprise Could Leave Bond Investors Aching

[WSJ] Goldman Banks on Lending to Grow

[FT] How the dollar’s weakness is the rest of the world’s problem

[WSJ] Foreign Investors Snap Up Chinese Bank Debt