Monday, November 20, 2017

Tuesday's News LInks

[Bloomberg] Global Stocks Gain as Bonds Rise; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] People Are Suddenly Worried About the Yield Curve Flattening

[Politico] Congress speeds toward shutdown over Dreamers

[Bloomberg] ECB Is Said Likely to Take Small Steps in QE Exit Guidance

[Bloomberg] China Is Stepping Up the Fight Against Its Mountain of Debt

[Bloomberg] Turkey Lifts Bank-Funding Cost as Lira Drops to All-Time Low

[Bloomberg] Turkish Assets Race to the Bottom as Erdogan Targets Rates Again

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Apartment Sets Asia Price Record

[NYT] C.E.O. Deficit Fears Dissolve With the Prospect of Corporate Tax Cuts

[WSJ] Tech Boom Creates New Order for World Markets

[WSJ] Takeovers Roar to Life as Companies Hear Footsteps From Tech Giants

[WSJ] Germany’s Political Impasse Will Stymie Further European Change

[FT] Merkel left searching for route out of crisis

[FT] Low volatility paradox will catch out investors and regulators

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Industrials, techs lift Wall Street, health stocks limit gains

[CNBC] Justice Department calls AT&T deal for Time Warner 'illegal' and 'harmful' to consumers

[CNBC] The debt time bomb that keeps growing and now equals nearly half of US GDP

[Bloomberg] Yellen Says She'll Leave Fed Once Powell Sworn in as Chair

[Bloomberg] Merkel Says She Prefers New Elections Over Minority Government

[CNBC] The stock market is 'dancing on the rim of a volcano,' warns investment bank

[Bloomberg] China's $15 Trillion Problem: Investors Don't Believe in Losses

[Bloomberg] A Trader Called the ‘VIX Elephant’ Is About to Rock Volatility Options

[Reuters] Trump: U.S. designates North Korea a state sponsor of terror, triggering sanctions