Thursday, January 18, 2018

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Pressured as Treasuries Steady; Stocks Rise: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] 'Shutdown coming?' All eyes are on divided Senate, Trump as deadline threatens

[CNBC] House passes bill to avoid a government shutdown. Now comes the hard part

[Reuters] U.S. workforce shortages bolster case for Fed rate hikes

[Bloomberg] Fed Officials See Benefits in Letting Inflation Run Above Target

[Reuters] Fed's Williams under consideration for No. 2 Fed post: WSJ

[Reuters] China looks to call bluff on Trump trade action

[Bloomberg] Fed Working on Proposal to Ease Up on Bank Leverage Limits

[Bloomberg] Australia Yields Signal Central Bank Tightening Looms

[Bloomberg] Chinese Region's Fake Data in Focus After Local Borrower Downgrade

[Bloomberg] HNA Group's Bonds Plunge to Record Lows Amid Share Halt Concerns

[Bloomberg] HNA Group CEO to Skip Gathering of Leaders at Davos

[Bloomberg] Why Is Volatility So Low?

[WSJ] Showdown Looms as Senate Democrats Prepare to Reject Spending Bill

[FT] Sovereign debt sell-off continues in Asia

[FT] Populist swing alarms financial titans

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Global stocks pause after rally; U.S. bond yields hit 10-month high

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Face Mixed Start; Treasuries Drop: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] BOJ Watchers Don't See Policy Change Soon, Despite Jumpy Market

[CNBC] The bond market is about to do something that could spell trouble for stocks