Monday, February 12, 2018

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street up for second straight day, clawing back after sell-off

[Bloomberg] Trump's $4.4 Trillion Budget Boosts Defense With More Red Ink

[Reuters] As Trump gambles with more economic stimulus, the Fed is poised to counter inflation

[Bloomberg] Fed Survey Shows Americans Expect Biggest Pay Hikes in Years

[Bloomberg] Volatility Sellers Return to Market With a Vengeance

[Bloomberg] Retail Investors Piled In Just Before the Stock Rally Fizzled

[Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Will Climb to 3.5% on Fed, Goldman Sachs Asset Management Says

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds' Biggest Short in Bonds Faces Make-or-Break Moment

[Bloomberg] VIX Manipulation Costs Investors Billions, Whistle-Blower Says

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Cede Early Gains as Oil Snaps Selloff: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] US 10-year Treasury yield climbs back to four-year high

[Bloomberg] Record $23 Billion Flees World's Largest ETF

[Bloomberg] Volatility’s Awakening Spurs Record Long Position in VIX Futures

[Bloomberg] Short Vol Trade Lives! ETF at Heart of Turmoil Lures Record Cash

[Bloomberg] U.S. Budget Director Warns Interest Rates May `Spike' on Deficit

[CNBC/FT] Bridgewater investment chief sees new era of volatility

[Bloomberg] Bond Bears to Take Down Credit and Emerging Markets, SocGen Says

[Bloomberg] China's No. 3 Developer Starts Selling Homes Cheap. What Gives?

[WSJ] An Honest Federal Budget Would Help Control Spending and Debt

[WSJ] There’s a Global Race to Control Batteries—and China Is Winning

[WSJ] Tension Rises Between Israel and Iran After Syria Clash

[FT] Wall St blames turmoil on insurers’ volatility strategy