Tuesday, February 13, 2018

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks in Asia Face Mixed Start as Yen Strengthens: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Trump weighs tariffs, quotas on US steel, aluminum imports

[Bloomberg] Cleveland Fed's Mester Is Being Considered for Vice Chair Post

[CNBC] Market on its toes for an inflation report that could change everything

[CNBC] Total US household debt soars to record above $13 trillion

[Bloomberg] Home Prices Hit Records in Almost Two-Thirds of U.S. Cities

[Reuters] Trump budget chief says he would oppose budget if he were in Congress

[Bloomberg] Dalio’s Bridgewater Boosts Gold Holdings in SPDR, IShares

[NYT] Boom and Gloom: An Economic Warning for California

[WSJ] Wall Street Regulator Scrutinizes Alleged Manipulation of VIX, a Popular Volatility Gauge

[FT] US intelligence chief calls debt a security threat

Tuesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stock Recovery Falters; Yen Rallies With Havens: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Record Number of U.S. Small-Business Owners Say It’s a Good Time to Expand

[Reuters] Stock market's rout is not impacting the US economic outlook: Cleveland Fed's Mester

[Bloomberg] Any Hint of Faster Inflation in Data Could Knock Markets All Over Again

[CNBC] Investors cut bond market allocation to 20-year low amid fears of a 'crash'

[Politico] 'Never been a more discouraging time' for Washington's deficit hawks

[Bloomberg] GOP’s Silence on Deficits Under Trump Marks Turnabout for Party

[Reuters] China's new loans in Jan surge to record 2.9 trillion yuan, blow past forecasts

[Bloomberg] HNA's Fire Sale Gets Into Full Swing From Hong Kong to London

[Reuters] Rattled by U.S. fiscal, monetary tug-of-war, investors start looking abroad

[Bloomberg] Cold War Rivals Risk Direct Conflict in Syria

[NYT] The Middle East’s Coming War

[WSJ] Bond Investors Worry About the Tax Overhaul’s Long-Term Cost

[WSJ] Market Volatility Strikes Exchange-Traded Products, Alarming Investors and Regulators

[WSJ] Chinese Banks Had an ‘Absolutely Monstrous’ Month for New Loans