Thursday, December 28, 2017

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed, Euro Seeks Best Year Since '03: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. oil prices climb to highest since mid-2015 on surprise output drop

[CNBC] Fed could surprise markets with more interest rate hikes than expected

[Bloomberg] Commodities Ending 2017 With a Bang in Longest Rally on Record

[Reuters] Dilemma for ECB as German inflation hits five-year high

[Bloomberg] Six Charts Show Gold's Bulls and Bears Have Plenty to Chew Over

[Bloomberg] China Shadow Banks Pay Record Premium for Cash as Squeeze Bites

[Reuters] China targets trust industry next year in fight against shadow banking: sources

[CNBC] China asks itself a tough question: Can it accept slower growth?

[Reuters] The year in U.S. markets in five graphs

[Reuters] Trump says China's stance on North Korea influences his trade policy

[CNBC] Trump threatens China, says Russia inquiry makes America 'look very bad'

[WSJ] Another Record Inflow For ETFs in 2017

[WSJ] Berlusconi Poised to Play Pivotal Role in Italian Vote

[FT] Watch 10-year Treasury yields for signs of danger in 2018

[FT] Securitised auto loans hit post-financial crisis high

[FT] Beijing bolsters its islands in the South China Sea

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] World stocks rally with surge in metals prices, U.S. dollar retreats

[Bloomberg] Homes in U.S. Gained $2 Trillion in Value This Year, Zillow Says

[Bloomberg] Italy's President Dissolves Parliament, Triggering Elections

[Nikkei Asian Review] China Drives Asia's Record International Bond Issuances For 2017 - Dealogic

[Nikkei Asian Review] Asia led 2017's global rise in IPOs as China's prowess grows

[CNBC] Trump sends a warning after report of Chinese oil sales to North Korea