Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise, Euro Slips on ECB Inflation View: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Retail Sales Jump More Than Forecast in Broad Advance

[Reuters] U.S. import prices surge in November

[Bloomberg] Two GOP Senators Slam Tax Cuts for Rich, But How Will They Vote?

[Bloomberg] ECB Keeps Policy Unchanged as Investors Seek Economic Update

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Activity Surges as Manufacturing Posts Record Growth

[Bloomberg] PBOC Raises Market Borrowing Costs in Surprise Move After Fed

[Reuters] Investors pour cash into U.S. shale despite questions on returns

[Bloomberg] Debt-Laden HNA Met With Chinese Banks for 2018 Financing Talks

[Bloomberg] China's Home Sales Reverse Declines for Biggest Gain in 5 Months

[Bloomberg] Italy's Enron Moment? Crackdown Leaves Power Market in Turmoil

[Bloomberg] Global Bonds Enjoy Final Lift Before European `Tsunami' Retreats

[Bloomberg] The Story Behind Putin's Mistrust of the West

[NYT] The Global Economy Is Partying Like It’s 2008

[WSJ] House, Senate Republicans Reach Deal on Final Tax Bill

[WSJ] A Christmastime Tax Cut for Some, a Lump of Coal for Others

[WSJ] China Firms Ditch Bonds for Banks in Search for Funds

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Mixed; Dollar Steady on Fed's Outlook: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Fed Raises Rates While Sticking to Three-Hike Outlook for 2018

[Reuters] U.S. Republicans craft tax deal, final votes seen next week

[BBC] Brexit bill: Government loses key vote after Tory rebellion

[Reuters] Italian bonds, bank stocks hit as prospect of March election reignites political uncertainty

[CNBC] House, Senate leaders reach tentative deal on sweeping tax bill

[Bloomberg] Fed, ECB and China Pose Key Dangers for Asia's Dollar-Bond Boom

[Bloomberg] Steinhoff to Restate 2016 Results as Financial Scandal Grows

[Bloomberg] Bond Traders See the Fed's ‘Third Mandate’ Driving Rates Higher

[Bloomberg] U.S. Finds Allies to Challenge China’s Trade Tactics

[CNBC] Gundlach: Tax plan could have some' unintended consequences,' hurt junk bond market

[Bloomberg] Scientists Are Linking This Extreme Weather to Man-Made Warming

[WSJ] Nearly 5 Million Americans in Default on Student Loans