Monday, January 1, 2018

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] European Stocks Slide; Dollar Extends Decline: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil posts strongest year opening since 2014; Iran unrest pushes up crude

[Bloomberg] Global Manufacturers Strain to Keep Up With Faster Economy

[Reuters] Asian factories end 2017 on mixed note; central banks seen hiking slowly

[CNBC] As US budget fight looms, Republicans are suddenly worried about spending

[CNBC] Home prices are set to soar in 2018

[Bloomberg] Australian Home Prices Fell in December in Bellwether for 2018

[Bloomberg] Hundreds Detained in Iran as Trump Renews Attack on Regime

[CNBC] Look for an 'almost inevitable cold war' between the US and China, strategist says

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Strategy to Knock Out North Korean Missiles Carries Risk

[Bloomberg] 2018 Feels Ripe for ‘Big Unexpected Crisis,’ Eurasia Group Says

[Reuters] German parties at odds ahead of coalition talks

[WSJ] In Cities With Low Unemployment, Wages Finally Start to Get Bigger

[WSJ] Trump Backs Protesters in Iran

[FT] Central bank support set to be game-changer for bonds

[FT] Eurozone manufacturing sector growth hits record

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Face Quiet Start to 2018, Yen Weakens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar starts new year in doldrums, Asia stocks in good cheer

[Bloomberg] Emerging Markets Start 2018 With Politics Center Stage

[Bloomberg] The Biggest Threats to China’s Economy in 2018

[WSJ] Just Four Large Countries Have a Higher Debt Burden Than the U.S.