Thursday, February 1, 2018

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Slide as Tech Stumbles; Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop as Treasury Selloff Gains Steam: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Apple Forecast Falls Short After iPhone Sales Miss Estimates

[Bloomberg] Alphabet Profit Falls Short on Google's Ad, Marketing Costs

[Bloomberg] Bitcoin Hits 2018 Low as Concerns Mount on Regulation, Viability

[Reuters] Atlanta Fed upgrades U.S. first-quarter GDP growth view to above 5 percent

[Bloomberg] Deutsche Bank Sees Contagion Risk Growing in Financial Markets

[Bloomberg] China Default Angst Flares Again After

[Bloomberg] What Selloff? ETFs See $4 Billion Daily Inflows While Stocks Slump

[Bloomberg] Some ECB Officials Are Said to Urge Clearer Interest-Rate Signal

[Bloomberg] Hybrid Stock-Bond Mutual Funds Suffer Worst Week in 17 Months

[Bloomberg] U.S. CEOs Earn 140 Times More Than the Typical Worker

[CNBC] Ford is selling $90,000 SUVs faster than it can make them

[Reuters] U.S. says Syria may be developing new types of chemical weapons

[NYT] HNA of China, in Need of Money, Raises Funds From Employees

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise Before Apple, Treasuries Decline: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] China's Domestic Stocks Slide, Heading for Worst Week Since 2016

[Bloomberg] U.S. Manufacturing Expands at Close to Quickest Pace Since 2004

[Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Comfort Highest Since 2001 on Optimism for Economy

[Bloomberg] U.S. Productivity Fell Last Quarter to Extend Sluggish Run

[Reuters] U.S. construction spending rises as private outlays hit record high

[Politico] GOP faces new shutdown threat from within

[Reuters] China January factory growth remains strong as output accelerates: Caixin PMI

[Bloomberg] China Urges Crackdown on M&A Loans Used to Buy Land

[Nikkei AR] Calls for stimulus tapering growing within Japan's central bank

[Reuters] German industrial workers stage second 24-hour strike

[Bloomberg] Bond Rout in India Set to Deepen as Modi Widens Deficit Targets

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Just Had Their Best Year Since 2010

[FT] Private equity financing has a new twist

[FT] ECB’s Cœuré: we would push back if US starts currency war

[FT] Chinese property developers in debt refinance push