Sunday, October 15, 2017

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Commodities Surge Led by Copper, Oil; Euro Weakens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rises as fighting escalates in Iraq's oil-rich Kirkuk

[Reuters] As the quartet breaks up, central banking leadership flux looms

[Bloomberg] Shorts of Volatility Futures Set a New Record

[Bloomberg] The Crash of ’87, From the Wall Street Players Who Lived It

[Bloomberg] Fed's Rosengren Sees Taylor as `Flexible' in Applying Rules

[Bloomberg] China's Factory Inflation Rebounds Amid Capacity Cuts

[Bloomberg] China's Central Bank Chief Warns Corporate Debt Is Too High

[CNBC] China's Communist Party is holding its most important meeting in years: Here's what you need to know

[Bloomberg] Catalans Defend Claim to Independence as Spain Prepares to Act

[Reuters] Madrid moves towards direct rule over Catalonia

[Bloomberg] Theresa May Heads to Brussels to Try to Break Brexit Deadlock

[Reuters] Iraq forces seize Kirkuk outskirts in advance on Kurdish-held territory

[Reuters] Iraq says vast areas taken from Kurds in Kirkuk, Kurds deny gains

[Politico] Deficit hawks trampled in GOP tax cut stampede

[WSJ] Central Bankers Cling to Stimulus Amid Weak Inflation

[WSJ] GOP Tax Plan Would Keep the Mortgage Break But Threaten Irrelevancy

[FT] China’s party congress will matter for investors this time

[WSJ] As Islamic State Recedes, Iraqi Forces and Kurds Turn on Each Other

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] What Global Finance Chiefs Are Saying About the Economy

[Bloomberg] Some ECB Members Identify 2.5 Trillion-Euro QE Limit

[Bloomberg] Gary Cohn Calls Clearinghouses 'a New Systemic Problem'

[Reuters] China new yuan loans rise more than expected in September

[Bloomberg] Bond Traders Face Inflation Gamble That Will Last a Generation

[Reuters] Austria shifts to right as conservative star seals election win

[Reuters] Trump hostility set to deepen Iran power struggles

[FT] Trump faces choice between upheaval and continuity at the Fed

Sunday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Yellen Calls Inflation the 'Biggest Surprise' in the Economy

[Barron's] Black Monday 2.0: The Next Machine-Driven Meltdown

[WSJ] Yellen Says Gradual Rate Increases Should Help Sustain Economy’s Growth

[WSJ] Draghi Says ECB Should Be Patient, Persistent With Monetary Policy

[WSJ] Why Beijing Won’t Just Let the Yuan Go

[Reuters] U.S. diplomacy with North Korea to continue until 'first bomb drops': Tillerson

[FT] Will China’s party congress offer monetary policy clues?

[FT] China’s next five years: ‘Only Xi is indispensable’

[WSJ] Barbarians Open Their Gates as Blackstone, Others Seek Retail Cash