Thursday, September 21, 2017

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed as Havens Gain on Korea; Euro Rallies: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Canadian Inflation Accelerates to 1.4% on Gasoline

[Bloomberg] Fed's Williams Says 2.5% Funds Rate About the `New Normal'

[CNN] North Korea could test hydrogen bomb over Pacific Ocean, says foreign minister

[Reuters] North Korea's Kim says will make 'deranged' Trump pay dearly for U.N. speech

[Bloomberg] Balance of Power: Angela Merkel’s Struggle to Find a Partner

[Reuters] Euro zone businesses end the third quarter on a high note

[Politico] McConnell lays it on the line

[MarketWatch] Jim Rogers says ETF holders will get mauled by ‘the worst’ bear market ever

[CNBC] China's about to get its first new central bank head in 15 years

[Reuters] A North Korea nuclear test over the Pacific? Logical, terrifying

[Reuters] Defying Trump, Iran says will boost missile capabilities

[FT] Rise of an ‘Asiadollar’ market or temporary boom?

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks to Fall as U.S. Retreats, Metals Drop: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump Expands Sanctions on North Korea, Adding Economic Pressure

[Bloomberg] The New Fed Team Will Inherit Inflation Miss That's Mystifying Yellen

[CNBC] Janet Yellen is suddenly in a dead heat with Kevin Warsh to lead The Fed — Here's one reason why

[Reuters] U.S. household net worth rises again in second quarter 2017

[Bloomberg] Debt Continues to Haunt Ailing Retailers

[CNBC, Bove] The Fed's 'out of control' balance sheet is a major threat

[Reuters] Catalan leader presses on with banned vote on split from Spain

[WSJ] $2 Trillion Later, Does the Fed Even Know if Quantitative Easing Worked?

[FT] Charts that matter: Fed policymakers’ forecasts diverge from Fed funds futures