Wednesday, October 25, 2017

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

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Drops as U.S. Treasury Bonds Pare Losses: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. New-Home Sales Unexpectedly Jump to Highest Since 2007

[Bloomberg] China Unveils New Leaders With No Clear Xi Successor in Sight

[Bloomberg] World's Best Carry Trades Lose Appeal as Interest Rates in Focus

[CNBC] China has grand ambitions to dethrone the dollar. It may make a powerful move this year

[Reuters] BOJ sees less to fret about low inflation, policy on hold

[NYT] Trump’s Fed Finalists Offer a Clear Choice: Status Quo or Significant Change

[FT] European Central Bank divided over wisdom of declaring end to QE

[FT] Why credit is the Hotel California of markets

[FT] Record flows for exchange traded funds that track bond markets

[FT] Rates normality still a distant prospect

[FT] Chinese investment banks face new headwinds