Friday, February 9, 2018

Friday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Finish Tumultuous Week on High Note: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Fiscal ‘Deterioration’ Pressures Top Rating, Moody’s Says

[Bloomberg] Fed Faces Pressure to Step Up Rate Hikes After Spending Package

[Reuters] U.S. stock market chill threatens to 'put IPOs on ice'

[Bloomberg] This Is the Worst Momentum Swing for U.S. Stocks in History

[Bloomberg] Volatility Explosion Is Sparking a Rush to Hedge at Any Cost

[Bloomberg] High-Speed Traders Savor Volatility as Rest of Market Is Crushed

[Bloomberg] Last Technical Line of Defense Holds as S&P 500 Bounces Higher

[CNBC] 'Bond vigilantes' are saddled up and ready to push rates higher, says economist who coined the term

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Erase Gains; Treasuries Decline: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Chinese stocks crushed as 'bulls kill bulls' in exit stampede

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stock-Index Futures Fluctuate as Week of Woe Draws to Close

[Bloomberg] Oil Drops Toward $60 as Risk-Asset Rout Inflames Supply Fears

[Bloomberg] Congress Passes Delayed Budget Deal Ending Hours-Long Shutdown

[CNBC] US stock funds suffer record outflows of $23.9 billion

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Had Necks Out as Waves of Selling Hammered Stocks

[Bloomberg] Jim Rogers Says Next Bear Market Will Be Worst in His Life

[Bloomberg] Junk Bonds Are Starting to Crack as Stock Selloff Persists

[Bloomberg] A New Breed of Fracking Quakes Emerges

[Reuters] U.S. budget deal sets up wider fight over deficits, immigration

[Bloomberg] How China Is About to Shake Up the Oil Futures Market

[Reuters] China says U.S. bill on Taiwan ties threatens stability

[WSJ] New Worry for CEOs: Rising Costs From Metals to Meat

[FT] The corporate debt problem refuses to recede

[FT] China draws up trade retaliation options against US