Sunday, January 21, 2018

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed, Dollar Flat as Shutdown Continues: Markets Wrap

[The Hill] Shutdown grinds into workweek after Senate fails to clinch deal

[Bloomberg] Government Shutdown Starts to Bite, Raising Political Stakes

[Bloomberg] Senate at Impasse as Votes Delayed Until Monday: Shutdown Update

[Bloomberg] Nafta ‘Danger Zone’ Nears as Key Talks Begin Amid Trump Threats

[Bloomberg] Bond ETFs Awash in Pain May Be Warning Signal for Risk Appetite

[Bloomberg] IMF Raises 2018 Global Growth Forecast, Partly on U.S. Tax Cuts

[Reuters] China says United States is real threat to global trade, not itself

[Bloomberg] Fresh Doubts Raised on China's Bad-Loan Data

[Bloomberg] HNA Group Units Plunge Amid Concerns About Debt, Halted Shares

[Bloomberg] How a China Bank Foxed Regulators And May Force a Market Rethink

[Bloomberg] Recent ‘Odd’ Market Moves May Be a Warning Sign for Stocks

[Reuters] More than 10 percent of $3.7 billion raised in ICOs has been stolen: Ernst & Young

[Bloomberg] Italy's Election Promises Heap More Strain on Debt-Loaded Nation

[The Atlantic] Trust Is Collapsing in America

[Reuters] Turkey says campaign against U.S.-backed Kurds in Syria

[WSJ] By Adding to the Debt, Tax Cuts Could Complicate Next Downturn

[FT] ECB board shake-up kicks off with vice-president’s job

[FT] US fixed-income investors should prepare for a turbulent 2018

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. stock index futures dip after government shutdown continues

[Bloomberg] Euro Gains, Dollar Slips as Politics Dominates: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Global stocks, dollar sag after U.S. government shutdown

[Politico] Shutdown breakthrough eludes Senate

[Bloomberg] World Inequality Grows Amid Glut of New Billionaires, Oxfam Says

[Reuters] China's top paper says U.S. forcing China to accelerate South China Sea deployments

[WSJ] Senate Pushes to End Budget Standoff as Government Shutdown Continues

[WSJ] What the Shutdown Says About U.S. Politics in 2018

[FT] Appetite for junk bonds sparks exposure warnings

[FT] China: market bulls beat the short sellers — for now

Sunday's News Links

[The Hill] Playing blame game over shutdown springs both parties in the hot seat

[Politico] Moderates move to break shutdown logjam

[CNN] White House targets filibuster, calls for 'nuclear option' as shutdown enters day 2

[CNBC] High-tax states plan workarounds to the federal SALT deduction

[Reuters] Oil producers will cooperate beyond 2018, says Saudi Arabia

[Reuters] Turkish forces push into Syria, Kurdish militia says attacks repulsed

[Asia Times] Fears grow over Chinese investors snared in $11 billion fraud probe

[WSJ] Lawmakers Struggle to Find Compromise as Government Shutdown Continues

[WSJ] China to Be Focus of U.S. Trade Policy This Year, White House Says

[FT] US banks suffer 20% jump in credit card losses