Sunday, December 17, 2017

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Gain on U.S. Tax Plan; Treasuries Decline: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Republicans confident tax bill to become law this week

[Bloomberg] Market's Extreme Calm Will Likely Become a Thing of the Past

[Bloomberg] HNA Liquidity in Question as Citic Bank Cites Repayment ‘Issues'

[Bloomberg] The Mysterious Chinese Company Worrying the World

[Bloomberg] Goldman Says Growth Is Bigger Fed-Hike Factor Than Market Thinks

[CNBC] Broken bonds: The role Wall Street played in wiping out Puerto Ricans' savings

[Reuters] Steady China home price growth in November as smaller city gains rise

[Bloomberg] It Took Five Decades to Build Steinhoff. It Cratered in Two Days

[Reuters] Trump in strategy document to cite China, Russia as competitors

[WSJ] GOP Tax Bill Would Set Up Years of Challenges

[FT] Low volatility will extract a price from investors

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Gain on U.S. Tax Plans, Bonds Retreat: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] BOJ's Massive Bond Holdings Pace Seen Expanding Even More Slowly in 2018

[WSJ] Government Shifts Gears on Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac

[FT] Wildfires in California add to ‘horrific year’ of disaster losses

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] No. 2 U.S. Senate Republican expects tax bill will pass, eyes Tuesday

[NYT] What’s in the Tax Bill, and How It Will Affect You

[WSJ] The Fast and the Financed: China’s Well-Funded Auto Startups Race to Overtake Tesla

[FT] Bank of Japan meeting to end active month for central banks