Monday, January 8, 2018

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Build on Gains as Japan Traders Return: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Toys With $62 Amid Iranian Friction, U.S. Drilling Pullback

[Bloomberg] Bernanke Sees Powell's Fed Studying New Inflation-Target Regimes

[Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Credit Jumped in November by Most Since 2001

[Bloomberg] Retail Investors Are on Their Longest Buying Spree of the Bull Market

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds' Best Year Since 2013 Wasn't as Superb as It Sounds

[Bloomberg] Citi Had Greatest CLO Market Share in 2017

[CNBC] There's one market analyst on Wall Street who thinks a bear market is ahead

[Reuters] Fed's Bostic says three rate hikes in 2018 may be too much

[CNBC] US disaster costs shatter records in 2017, the third-warmest year on record

[Bloomberg] Jack Ma's Debt Giant Grinds to Halt as China Curbs Micro-Loans

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed as Dollar Gains With Crude Oil: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Equity Euphoria Grips the Entire World

[Bloomberg] Fed Eyes Financial Conditions as Possible Source of Inflation

[Politico] White House preparing for trade crackdown

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Monetary Policy Cornerstone Attacked at Economists’ Gathering

[Bloomberg] Wall Street's Hot New Money Machine Starts With a Single Loan

[Bloomberg] ‘It Can’t Be True.’ Inside the Semiconductor Industry’s Meltdown

[Reuters] In possible boon for White House, Fed ready to lay low as tax plan kicks in

[Bloomberg] China Orders Banks to Limit Any Risk From Entrusted Loan Business

[CNBC] China won't be prioritizing growth this year, economist says

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Economic Confidence Soars to Nearly Two-Decade High

[FT] Warning signs emerge for US Treasury market

[FT] PBoC researchers warm to interest rate rise “in the short term”: state media

[FT] Quant hedge funds set to surpass $1tn management mark

[FT] Global credit outlook brightest since financial crisis (for now) – Fitch