Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Woes Deepen as Stocks Edge Up; Gold Rallies: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar skids to three-year low as Mnuchin welcomes currency weakness

[Bloomberg] White House Declares Open Season on the Dollar at Davos

[CNBC] A weaker dollar is good for the US, Treasury Secretary Mnuchin says

[Bloomberg] Gold Climbs Toward Highest Close Since 2016 in Heavy Trading

[Bloomberg] Trump Team at Davos Backs Weaker Dollar, Sharpens Trade War Talk

[Bloomberg] Ross Says U.S. Is in a Trade War, in Rhetorical Split With Trump

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage activity hits four-month high despite rising rates: MBA

[Bloomberg] Euro Demands Draghi's Attention at First ECB Meeting of 2018

[Bloomberg] U.S. to Pay Price for Tariff ‘Tricks,’ China's Global Times Says

[Bloomberg] Powell Approved by Senate to Succeed Yellen as Fed Chair

[Bloomberg] Dalio Says Bonds Face Biggest Bear Market in Almost 40 Years

[Bloomberg] Tech Stocks Are Showing Signs of Overheating

[Bloomberg] China's Beleaguered HNA Group Faces a Debt Wall in Second Half

[Bloomberg] China Orders State-Run Companies to Make Profits

[Bloomberg] Japan’s Exports Grow 9% in December to Close Out Strong Year

[CNBC] German leader Merkel says the current world order is under threat

[Forbes] Europe Braces For The Next Italian Election

[WSJ] Trump Starts His Trade War

[WSJ] Trump Tariffs Spark Criticism, Raise Tensions Over Trade

[WSJ] As Markets and Growth Steam Ahead, Signs of Caution Emerge

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Netflix lifts S&P, Nasdaq; J&J weighs on Dow

[Bloomberg] Crude Swings Higher on Signs of Shrinking Spare U.S. Supplies

[Reuters] Crunch time for NAFTA as negotiators open Montreal round of talks

[Reuters] Fed nominee Goodfriend: Current Fed policy "more or less" on right course

[CNBC] How these states are rebelling against the GOP tax code

[Bloomberg] Cracks Are Showing in China's Shadow Banking Industry

[Bloomberg] Kuroda Stock Whispering Returns as Nikkei Blasts Past 24,000

[Bloomberg] Japan's December Exports Rise 9.3% on Year Compared to Estimates of 10%

[Bloomberg] Davos Displays Weakness of Western Leaders

[CNBC] Exec from Gundlach's firm sees global growth pushing bond yields and commodities higher

[FT] Investors look to ECB for firmer deadline on end of QE