Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Treasuries Down, Stocks Up as Tax Bill Progresses: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Gains on Signals U.S. Stockpiles Fell More Than Expected

[Bloomberg] Senate Passes U.S. Tax Overhaul Putting Trump on Brink of Big Win

[Bloomberg] U.S. Sales of Existing Homes Climb to an Almost 11-Year High

[Bloomberg] China Turning Screws on Leverage Creates Record Divide in Stocks

[Bloomberg] HNA's Mounting Bond Cancellations Add to Funding Concerns

[Reuters] Swedish central bank starts down road toward normalising policy

[Bloomberg] Market’s Focus Turns to Kuroda's Plan for 2018

[Bloomberg] What the Largest Tax Overhaul in 30 Years Means for Companies

[CNBC] Bitcoin is biggest bubble of them all, and it’s the Fed’s fault, says Ron Paul

[Reuters] Asia firms' sentiment rises to highest in almost seven years: Thomson Reuters/INSEAD

[Reuters] Bank of Japan's record Q3 JGB holdings cast doubt on unwinding QE

[Bloomberg] The Biggest Housing Bubble of Them All Might Be Norwegian

[WSJ] Over Golf and an Airport Chat, Trump and GOP Hashed Out a Historic Tax Plan

[WSJ] Tax Cuts to Test GOP’s Economic Pledges

[WSJ] Congress Is on Brink of Tax Overhaul

[FT] Forget stocks, it’s the bond market that could feel US tax cuts

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks, Treasuries Down as House Passes Tax Law: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] House Passes Sweeping Tax Cuts, Moving Trump Closer to Major Win

[Bloomberg] U.S. Treasury Sales Are About to Double 2018. Who's Buying?

[CNBC] China is reportedly having second thoughts about cracking down on country's ballooning debt

[WSJ] China, Seeking Growth, Softens Focus on Cutting Debt

[FT] Stimulus surge drives waves of speculation in Asia