Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Maintain Strong Streak as Europe Rises: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Fed's Kaplan says market correction healthy, sees no economic impact

[Bloomberg] Congress Seeking Bigger Budget Deal While Avoiding Shutdown

[Bloomberg] World's Largest ETF Hit by Biggest Four-Day Outflow on Record

[Bloomberg] Volatility Inc.: Inside Wall Street’s $8 Billion Mess

[Bloomberg] How Two Tiny Vol Products Helped Fuel the Sudden Stock Slump

[Bloomberg] Merkel Ends Deadlock in Coalition Deal With Social Democrats

[Bloomberg] China Foreign Reserves Post 12th Straight Gain as Yuan Rises

[Bloomberg] Ken Griffin Says Dow Drop 'Modest' as Geithner Looks Back on '08

[Bloomberg] Trader Whose Fund Made $2.7 Billion in Crisis Says Volatility's Here to Stay

[Bloomberg] Get Ready for Most Cryptocurrencies to Hit Zero, Goldman Says

[NYT] The Market Collapse Blame Game

[NYT] Volatility Rattles Stocks, and Investors Who Bet on a Continuing Calm

[WSJ] The Fed Put Is Far Away

[WSJ] How the Bull Market’s Greatest Trade Went Bust

[WSJ] China Fires Back at U.S. on Trade, Challenging Tariffs

[FT] Latin American elections: a year of living dangerously lies ahead

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Recover From Rout With Best Day Since 2016: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Quants? Bubble on the Brink? The Fed? It's 1998 All Over Again

[Bloomberg] More Than a Dozen Volatility-Pegged Products Have Been Halted

[Bloomberg] China’s Love Affair With Gold Heats Up on Property Boom Riches

[Bloomberg] Quant-Blame Game and ‘Crack Analysis’ Behind the Flash Crash

[Bloomberg] An Inventor of the VIX: ‘I Don’t Know Why These Products Exist’

[Bloomberg] Carl Icahn Says Market Turn Is ‘Rumbling’ of Earthquake Ahead

[Bloomberg] Trump Calls for Government Shutdown to Force Immigration Deal

[FT] New Fed chair unlikely to alter course after rough start

[FT] US trade deficit grows 12.1% in Trump’s first year

[FT] Shorting volatility: its role in the stocks sell-off

[FT] Surge in market volatility knocks junk bond deals