Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as BofA Continues Strong Bank Earnings: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] House GOP Bid to Avert Shutdown Gains Steam as Deadline Near

[Bloomberg] U.S. Manufacturing Output Rose in December for a Fourth Month

[CNBC] Stock market optimism from pros reaches highest level in nearly 32 years

[CNBC] Stock market's wild flip flop comes as warning signs build

[Bloomberg] Euro Frustrates ECB Policy Makers as Stimulus Debate Heats Up

[Reuters] Japan central bank to keep policy on hold, offer upbeat inflation view

[Reuters] China banking regulator chief warns 'black swan' event could threaten financial stability

[Bloomberg] Third HNA Unit Halted From Trading, Pending Major Announcement

[Bloomberg] Germany Asks Whether Its Economic Boom Needs a Policy Rethink

[Bloomberg] Did Bitcoin Just Burst? How It Compares to History's Big Bubbles

[Bloomberg] VIX May Have Finally Found Its Floor, Macro Risk Advisors Say

[Bloomberg] Yen Is Top Currency Wager for Funds Betting on BOJ Shift

[Bloomberg] Japan's Budget Goal Is Being Deferred Again

[Bloomberg] Asia Dollar Bond Boom Intensifies With Sky High Investor Demand

[WSJ, Feldstein] Stocks Are Headed for a Fall

[WSJ] Fed’s Kaplan Expects 3 Rate Rises This Year, but Says More May Be Needed

[WSJ] China’s Hot Housing Market Begins to Cool

[FT] Dollar’s weakness unsettles central bankers

[FT] Era of low yields faces test as governments increase debt sales

[FT] China infrastructure projects fall foul of debt concerns

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed, Give Back Gains After Record Surge: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. holiday shoppers spend record $108 billion online: Adobe

[Bloomberg] Weidmann Says Predictions for Mid-2019 ECB Rate Hike Are Realistic

[VOA] Turkish President Steps Up Threats on US-backed Militia in Syria

[Newsweek] Iran Says Trump Fanning 'Flames of War' with New Syria Force