Monday, October 16, 2017

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Gains on Fed Chair Talk; Euro Down on Spain: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Petroleum, food boost U.S. import prices in September

[Bloomberg] Whatever the Rule, Investors See Taylor Turning Fed Hawkish

[CNBC] Horse race for Fed chair pits Warsh against mentor and brings Yellen back

[Bloomberg] Carney Confirms Rate Hike Is Near as BOE Heads for ‘Tipping Point’

[Bloomberg] Canada's Financial Regulator Toughens Mortgage Qualifying Rules

[Bloomberg] Initial Coin Offerings Rake in Another Billion in Under 2 Months

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sachs Says Gold Is Better Than Bitcoin

[Bloomberg] Japan’s Kobe Steel May Have Faked Data for Over a Decade

[Bloomberg] How China’s Economic Shock Therapy is Shaking Up Commodities

[Bloomberg] Millennials Are Helping Jack Ma's Financing Firm Become a Debt Giant

[AP] North Korea says 'a nuclear war may break out any moment'

[Reuters] Madrid, Catalonia clash over jailed pro-independence leaders as protests called

[BBC] US urges calm as Kirkuk crisis escalates

[Reuters] China state media attacks Western democracy ahead of Congress

[NYT] Fed’s Williams Says Economy Is Stronger Than It Looks

[FT] How big is the risk of another Black Monday equities crash?

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Climb to Record as Treasuries Decline: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Taylor Impresses Trump for Fed Chairman, Warsh Slips

[Reuters] Trump to meet Yellen Thursday in search for new Fed chair: source

[CNBC] Trump says 'there is no such thing as Obamacare anymore' and 'short-term fix' in works

[CNBC] The real cause of the 1987 crash, as told by a trader who lived through it

[WSJ] China’s Xi Approaches a New Term With a Souring Taste for Markets