Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Gain, With Japan at Decade High; Euro Rise: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Spain Turns Screws on Catalonia With Threat of Direct Control

[Bloomberg] ECB Wrangling on Stimulus Find Common Ground on Rates, Sources Say

[Reuters] Fed's Kaplan says low 10-year yield an 'ominous' sign

[Reuters] Fed's Evans favors gradual approach to monetary normalization

[Bloomberg] One Man’s Future May Foreshadow Xi’s Plans to Retain Power

[CNBC] Financial leverage outside of banking system surpasses pre-housing crisis high, IMF warns

[CNBC] Wealth manager warns on bond markets creating the 'biggest financial crisis of our lifetime'

[Bloomberg] Global Regulators Play Bitcoin Whack-a-Mole as Demand Explodes

[CNBC] BlackRock earnings easily beat Wall Street expectations as assets jump to almost $6 trillion

[Politico] Republicans to Trump and Corker: Please just stop

[Reuters] U.S. flies bombers over Korea as Trump discusses options

[CNBC] Experts: North Korea Targeted U.S. Electric Power Companies

[FT] Central bankers face a crisis of confidence as models fail

[WSJ] Junk Bond Boom Reaches Far Corners of the World

[WSJ] Fed Minutes Could Detail Views on Weak Inflation, Next Rate Rise

[FT] IMF warns of ‘vulnerabilities’ that could derail global recovery

[Financial Times] Under Xi Jinping, China is turning back to dictatorship

[WSJ] Trump Sets Nafta Goals: Dilute Pact’s Force, Loosen Regional Bonds

[FT] US muni bonds knocked by Trump’s Puerto Rico debt wipeout talk

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wal-Mart helps Wall Street to new records, but techs curb gains

[Reuters] Oil rises 2 percent on signs rebalancing underway

[CNBC] The contest for next Fed chair is coming down to two pretty different choices

[Bloomberg] Catalans Call Time Out on Independence Bid And Ask Spain to Talk

[CNBC] President Trump’s fight with GOP leaders threatens tax reform

[Bloomberg] Nobel Economist Thaler Says He's Nervous About Stock Market

[WSJ] ‘Passive’ Investing Frenzy Pushes Vanguard to $4.7 Trillion in Assets

[Reuters] Exclusive: U.S. warship sails near islands Beijing claims in South China Sea - U.S. officials