Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Treasury Yield Hits 2.6%; Europe Stocks Mixed: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Strong China data cranks up pressure on bond markets

[Bloomberg] U.S. Housing Starts Fall More Than Expected While Permits Steady

[Reuters] Republicans scramble for votes in Congress to keep government open

[Reuters] Exclusive: Trump considers big 'fine' over China intellectual property theft

[Bloomberg] Some at BOJ Flag Need for Future Normalization Talks

[Bloomberg] China Posts First Full-Year Growth Pickup Since 2010

[Bloomberg] China's New Home Prices Rise in Most Cities in Six Months

[Bloomberg] Japan and Europe Start the Central Bank Reset

[Reuters] Two-year race for top ECB jobs start next week

[Bloomberg] Weidmann Hits Back After Lagarde Criticizes German Surplus

[NYT] China’s Economic Growth Looks Strong. Maybe Too Strong.

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Head for New Highs, Bonds Hold Losses: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Exclusive: Trump says terminating NAFTA would yield the 'best deal' in renegotiations

[Bloomberg] Fed Says Almost All Districts Saw Modest to Moderate Growth

[Bloomberg] China, Japan's Share of Treasuries Hits Lowest Since 2000

[Bloomberg] Pimco Says Lack of Fear in Markets Means You Should Be Worried

[Bloomberg] Beware the $500 Billion Bond Exodus

[Bloomberg] The Value of New York Real Estate Jumps More Than 9%

[Bloomberg] Trump's Tax Cuts Let Banks Off the Hook for Lousy Trading Results

[Bloomberg] China Bond Traders Are Underestimating Inflation Risk, CCB Warns

[CNBC] Few large US companies say they'll use tax savings to boost wages, CNBC survey finds

[WSJ] ‘Melt-Up’ Rally Propels Dow Above 26000 as Fear Turns to Greed

[WSJ] Millions Bought Insurance to Cover Retirement Health Costs. Now They Face an Awful Choice

[WSJ] Strongman Xi Jinping Now a Big Risk for China’s Economy