Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain on FANG Rebound as Crude Climbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Senate tax drama enters complicated end-game

[Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Spending Cools While Inflation May Encourage Fed

[Bloomberg] Bank of Korea Leads the Way in Asia With Interest-Rate Hike

[Bloomberg] BIS Warns Central Banks That Policy Caution Has Its Perils Too

[Reuters] Trump nominates Marvin Goodfriend for Fed governor post

[Bloomberg] China Factory Gauge Unexpectedly Rises as Global Demand Firms Up

[Bloomberg] Flattening Curve Aside, Bonds Haven't Been This Calm Since 1979

[Reuters] U.S. warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' in case of war

[WSJ] Corporate Tax Rate in Flux as Senate Votes to Open Debate

[WSJ] Is China’s Central Bank Losing Its Monetary-Policy Mojo?

[FT] After 12 years of leadership, Merkel fatigue spreads in Germany

[FT] Hedge funds eye juicy returns of esoteric trends

[FT] Hunt for yield drives record sales of long-dated EM debt

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Dragged Down by Tech Rout; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Bitcoin Just Plunged 20% in a Matter of Hours

[Bloomberg] Fed Says Price Pressures Rising With Economic Growth Steady

[Reuters] Fed districts see U.S. outlook improving, price pressures picking up

[Reuters] Fed's Williams sees four rate hikes between now and end of 2018

[CNBC] Fed Chair Janet Yellen: Rates have to rise to prevent 'boom-bust' economy

[Reuters] GOP tax plan grows even more unpopular as nearly half of Americans oppose it: Poll

[CNBC] Some GOP senators aren't happy about the tool being used to win Corker's tax vote

[Reuters] U.S. pending home sales jump 3.5 percent in October

[Bloomberg] Venezuelan ‘Hunger Bonds’ Sink Into Default, Adding to Goldman's Headache

[Bloomberg] Biggest U.S. Crypto Exchange Hit by Delays as Demand Surges

[CNBC] Yellen: $20 trillion national debt 'should keep people awake at night'

[CNBC] Investors should worry about war between Israel and Iran, warns Pulitzer Prize-winner Tom Friedman