Sunday, February 4, 2018

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate After Friday Plunge; Dollar Rises: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar steadies as U.S. jobs data fan inflation expectations, send bond yields up

[Bloomberg] Global Rout Takes Hold of Junk-Bond and Emerging-Market Funds

[Reuters] China's service sector grows at fastest pace in nearly six years in January: Caixin PMI

[Reuters] Japan PM Abe calls for continued 'bold' BOJ easing

[Bloomberg] Dear Jay: High-Powered Advice for the Incoming Fed Chairman

[Bloomberg] Years of Big U.S. Treasuries Holdings Are ‘Over’ for Swiss Fund

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Companies Boost Jobs as Output Nears 12-Year High

[WSJ] ‘Dreamer’ Talks Aim to End Budget Impasse

[WSJ] Challenges on Inflation Policy, Tax Cut Loom as Powell Era Begins at Fed

[FT] ETF growth is ‘in danger of devouring capitalism’

[FT] Stock lending by ETF operators worries investors

[FT] M&A boom heightens fear of credit cycle nearing peak

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Asia markets open lower; Nikkei down 2%, Kospi lower by 1.7% and ASX 200 down 1.3%

[Reuters] U.S. stock futures open weaker; Treasury futures up on Sunday

[Bloomberg] Global Equity Rout Deepens as Rate Fears Grow: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] No Sunday Night Bounce in U.S. Futures as Investor Anxiety Grows

[AFP] US Congress gridlocked as budget, immigration deadlines loom

[NYT] Powell Becoming Fed Chief as Economy Starts to Show Strain

[WSJ] China Launches Probe Over U.S. Sorghum Imports

[FT] Democrats warn of potential constitutional crisis over memo

Sunday's News Links

[Bloomberg] How Spiking Bond Yields Could Topple a Stock Market Rally

[Bloomberg] Bond Market's Debt-Ceiling Alarm Bell Is Ringing Loud and Clear

[Washington Post] Analysis: Government set to borrow nearly $1 trillion this year

[MarketWatch] Risk of market contagion has reached a 6-year high, Deutsche Bank analyst says

[Bloomberg] Yellen Calls Prices `High' for Stocks, Commercial Real Estate

[CNBC] Look out ahead: more U.S. dollar weakness to come, says currency expert

[Reuters] China accuses US of 'Cold War mentality' with new nuclear policy

[WSJ] As Stock-Market Rout Spreads, Investors Fear Markets Falling in Lockstep