Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Halts Slide; U.S. Stocks at Record Highs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil hits new two-and-a-half year highs as higher output looms

[Bloomberg] Manufacturing in U.S. Accelerates to Cap Best Year Since '04

[Bloomberg] Ford, GM Sales Beat Estimates

[Reuters] U.S. construction spending rises to record high in November

[Bloomberg] All Change at Top of the ECB as Draghi Era Approaches the End

[Reuters] ECB may end bond buying in 2018 if economy stays strong: Nowotny

[Reuters] U.S. blocks MoneyGram sale to China's Ant Financial

[Bloomberg] China's Small Banks Dumped on Signs of More Policy Pain in 2018

[Reuters] U.S. office vacancy rate rises in fourth quarter: Reis

[Politico] Iran protests could move Trump to kill nuclear deal

[Reuters] Iran deploys Revolutionary Guards to quell 'sedition' in protest hotbeds

[WSJ] U.S. Apartment Market Softens as Supply Increases

[WSJ] Business-Loan Growth Fell Off a Cliff in 2017 and No One Can Figure Out Why

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks to Extend Gains After U.S. Tech Surge: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil hits highest since mid-2015, then dips

[Bloomberg] Airlines Join Banks in Dishing Out $1,000 Tax Bill Bonuses

[Bloomberg] China’s Longest Bond Rout Has Further to Go

[Bloomberg] Record-Setting Cold Shakes Up America’s Commodities Markets

[CNBC] Internet giants fuel warehouse demand as land prices surge

[Bloomberg] China Seen Raising Money Market Rates Three Times This Year

[CNBC] 2018 will bring a disastrous geopolitical event that rivals the 2008 financial crisis, says foreign policy expert Ian Bremmer

[Reuters] U.S. warns North Korea against new missile test, plays down talks