Sunday, November 5, 2017

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed as Banks Retreat; Bonds, Oil Climb: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Trades Near 2-Year High After Saudi Arabia Purges Officials

[Bloomberg] Why the Next Four Days Will Be Crucial for the GOP Tax Bill

[Reuters] House begins revising Republican tax bill to quell dissent

[Bloomberg] Broadcom Offers $105 Billion for Qualcomm in Landmark Deal

[Reuters] Departure of New York Fed's Dudley hangs another question over Fed leadership

[Bloomberg] Short-Volatility Funds Are Being Flooded With Cash

[Bloomberg] Greenwich Riches, Bridgeport Woes Tell Tale of Two Connecticuts

[Bloomberg] Venezuela Bonds Now Yield a Record 40 Points Over U.S. Treasuries

[Bloomberg] Get Rid of Capitalism? Millennials Are Ready to Talk About It

[Bloomberg] China's Central Bank Chief Warns of ‘Sudden, Contagious and Hazardous’ Financial Risks

[Bloomberg] China's Shadow Banking Halts as Regulation Bites, Moody's Says

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Economic Boom Spurs Fastest Job Creation in a Decade

[Bloomberg] Spain’s Economy Wobbles as Catalonia Uncertainty Takes a Toll

[CNBC] North Korea is a ‘destabilizing, threatening force,' warns Yale's Stephen Roach who sees Trump Asia trip as potential make or break moment

[FT] Donald Trump accuses Japan of unfair trade practices

[FT] Yen unnerved by Trump’s trade rhetoric

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Start Week Mixed as Trump Visit Begins: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Crackdown on Billionaires and Other Top Officials Shakes Up Saudi Arabia

[CNBC] The Saudi purge will change how investors view the Kingdom

[FT] Saudi anti-corruption purge triggers investor uncertainty

[NYT] Slouching Toward War With North Korea

Sunday's News Links

[CNBC] New York Fed President William Dudley set to announce retirement: Sources

[Bloomberg] Catalan Leader Puigdemont Turns Himself In to Belgian Police

[Bloomberg] Pound to Follow Politics as Scandal-Hit U.K. Renews Brexit Talks

[Bloomberg] Billionaire Alwaleed Arrested in Saudi Corruption Crackdown

[FT] China launches ‘magical’ island-building ship on eve of Trump visit