Monday, December 11, 2017

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Push Higher as Oil Rises; Dollar Steadies: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil hits two-year-and-a-half year high on pipeline shutdown

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices rise strongly, point to firming inflation

[CNBC] How the Fed could surprise the markets at Yellen's farewell meeting

[Bloomberg] Optimism Among U.S. Small Businesses Jumps to Highest Since 1983

[Politico] GOP lawmakers struggle to close gaps in tax plan

[Reuters] U.S., EU, Japan to join forces on Chinese excess capacity: source

[Reuters] Risks lurk as yen keeps BOJ from faster tapering despite stronger economy

[Reuters] Unfettered building, scant oversight add to cost of hurricanes in U.S.

[Reuters] Japan air force drills with U.S. bombers, stealth fighters near Korean peninsula

[WSJ] As the Fed Deliberates, Amazon Is Making Its Job More Difficult

[WSJ] With California Wildfires, Insurers’ Losses Keep Spiraling Higher

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks to Climb as U.S. Hits Fresh Records: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] China's banks dole out record credit in 2017 as Nov loans blow past forecasts

[Bloomberg] How China's Debt Crackdown Could Start Weighing on the Economy

[Bloomberg] U.S. Firms Say Sales Outlook, Not Taxes, to Drive Spending

[Bloomberg] Surging Debt Will Make Asian Central Banks Cautious on Rates

[Bloomberg] Initial Coin Offerings on Record Pace Even With Crackdown

[CNBC] People are taking out mortgages to buy bitcoin, says securities regulator