Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Strong Earnings, Euro Falls: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] ECB Slows Asset Purchases as Draghi Heads for Stimulus Exit

[CNBC] Trump apparently is having a hard time making up his mind for Fed chair

[Politico] Fed fight gets even weirder

[Bloomberg] House Leaders Face State-and-Local Storm to Begin Tax Debate

[AP] Trump, GOP at odds over using 401(k)s to pay for tax cuts

[Bloomberg] Kyle Bass Says History Will Remember Xi for Reckless Policies

[Bloomberg] Debt Rising Sends South Africa's Rand Tumbling, Stocks to Record

[NYT] As European Central Bank Eases Emergency Measures, Risks May Lurk

[Reuters] North Korea diplomat says take atmospheric nuclear test threat 'literally'

[WSJ] House Republicans Are Still Considering 401(k) Changes in Tax Overhaul

[FT] The future of QE: what to expect from Mario Draghi

[WSJ] China Edges Closer to One-Man Rule

[FT] Inside China’s secret ‘magic weapon’ for worldwide influence

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stock Slide to Extend to Asia on Earnings Jitters: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. House speaker says tax plan entering most difficult phase: Reuters interview

[CNBC] Interest rates whipped higher in perfect storm of stronger US data and Fed speculation

[Reuters] U.S. business spending on equipment robust, new home sales surge

[Bloomberg] The Seven Men Who Will Rule China for the Next Five Years

[Reuters] Crisis over Catalan independence nears crucial few days

[Reuters] Beginning of the end for Europe's loose money? ECB to curb stimulus

[FT] Bonds sell off as participants eye central banks