Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Snap Losing Streak as Crude Rebounds: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Commodities Crumble Again as China Alarm Bells Sink Metals

[CNBC] Bitcoin tops $15,000, surging more than $3,000 in less than 36 hours

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Middle-Class Tax Pledges Go Unfulfilled in Senate Bill

[Reuters] BOJ chief signals chance of rate hikes, warns of risks of easing

[Bloomberg] The Great Credit Party Is Almost Over, Societe Generale Says

[Bloomberg] Warning Signs Keep Sprouting Up Over HNA's Mounting Debt Costs

[CNBC] China's financial system has three important 'tensions,' the IMF says

[Bloomberg] In China's Strange Bull Market, Most Stocks Are Retreating

[Bloomberg] China's Banks Need More Capital After Credit Boom, IMF Says

[Bloomberg] Goldman, BlackRock, and Blackstone: Will They Still Rule Wall Street in 10 Years?

[Reuters] North Korea says U.S. threats make war unavoidable on Korean peninsula: KCNA

[CNBC] US ambassador casts doubt on whether American athletes will attend Winter Olympics

[WSJ] Family Businesses Worry the Tax Overhaul Will Hurt Them

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Poised to Stem Losses; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Trump: Government shutdown 'could happen' Saturday

[Reuters] S&P says U.S. fiscal loosening could spell ratings action

[Bloomberg] Bond Traders Home In on Inflation Mystery as the Key to Winning 2018

[Reuters] Bitcoin zooms above $13,000 to record high on relentless demand

[NYT] China Says It’s Open for Business. Foreign Firms Find It’s Not That Simple.

[WSJ] Wall Street Tells Frackers to Stop Counting Barrels, Start Making Profits

[WSJ] Socialism, Capitalism Seen in New Light by Younger Americans

[FT] Just how much money did the ECB lose on its Steinhoff investment?