Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Mixed, Dollar Steady Before FOMC, ECB: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. government posts $139 billion deficit in November

[Bloomberg] For the First Time in Nine Months, the Market Expects Two Fed Hikes in 2018

[Bloomberg] ‘Buy the Dip’ Has Never Been More Popular in U.S. Stocks

[CNBC] Druckenmiller: Central banks are financial world's 'Darth Vader,' creating exploding asset bubbles

[Reuters] EU, U.S., Japan to slam WTO countries flooding global markets

[WSJ] A Faster Pace of Fed Rate Increases Could Rattle Markets

[FT] Bank of Japan normalisation: too soon to consider?

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