Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Extends Drop After Draghi; U.S. Stocks Rise: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] ECB Keeps Policy Unchanged as Euro Gains Risk Curbing Inflation

[Bloomberg] Draghi Sees Inflation Optimism in Recovery But Euro a Concern

[Bloomberg] Draghi Says Mnuchin Dollar Comments Concern to ECB Officials

[CNBC] Mnuchin says 'dollar is not a concern of mine,' supports free trading in currency markets

[Reuters] ECB takes swipe at U.S. for breaking agreement not to stir currencies

[Bloomberg] China Starts Experiment to Tame Its Wild Property Market

[Bloomberg] What's Next in China's Bid to Cool Housing Market: QuickTake Q&A

[Bloomberg] HNA Share Pledges Are Behind Frozen Bank Accounts

[Bloomberg] Goldman Warns Trump's Not Done as Aluminum Levy May Be Next

[Bloomberg] Puerto Rico Fiscal Plan Leaves Almost No Money for Bond Payments

[NYT] China Will Tame Its Growing Debt Load in 3 Years, Top Xi Adviser Says

[NYT] Why Strong Growth Is a Headache for the European Central Bank

[NYT] Hurricane-Torn Puerto Rico Says It Can’t Pay Any of Its Debts for 5 Years

[WSJ] Making the Dollar Weak Again

[WSJ] Mnuchin Plays Down Dollar Comments After Selloff

[FT] Inflation threat gnaws away at bond investors

[FT] Draghi case to go slow on withdrawal of ECB easing under scrutiny

[FT] China’s date with real financial deleveraging will have to wait

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed on Tariff Talk as Dollar Drops: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Crude Breaks $65 as Record Drawdown Whittles U.S. Oil Stockpiles

[Bloomberg] History Suggests Mnuchin’s Dollar Rhetoric Could Backfire

[Reuters] U.S. home sales fall as record-low inventory boosts prices

[Bloomberg] Markets Are About to Get Ugly According to These Charts

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin, Dalio Raise the Stakes for Treasuries Before ECB Meets

[CNBC] Federal deficit could jump whopping $154 billion if these five states do end run around Trump tax law

[Bloomberg] China Piles Up Free Trade Deals as Trump Abandons Them

[Reuters] Erdogan says to extend Syria operation despite risk of U.S. confrontation

[NYT] Trump Sharply Warns Turkey Against Military Strikes in Syria

[WSJ] A Shortage of Trucks Is Forcing Companies to Cut Shipments or Pay Up