Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Yen Advances With Rand: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] US 10-year yield rises to fresh 4-year high of 2.94%

[Bloomberg] Dollar Under Siege With U.S. Deficits Back on Wall Street's Radar

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices rise in January on gasoline, healthcare

[Bloomberg] Three Gauges Show Prices Rising in U.S. Production Pipeline

[Bloomberg] Investment-Grade Fund Hit by Biggest Outflow in 15-Year History

[Bloomberg] Fear Is Dead: The VIX Futures Curve Reverts Back to Normal

[Reuters] Sorry, not sorry: Wall Street not quitting 'vol' products

[MarketWatch] Goldman’s Lloyd Blankfein: ‘The odds of a bad outcome have gone up’

[Bloomberg] China’s Currency Policy May Be Facing a New Chapter

[Bloomberg] Russian Foreign Ministry Says Five Russians Killed in US Syria Strike

[Reuters] Turkey demands U.S. expel Kurdish militia from anti-Islamic State force

[WSJ] The Rise of Private Assets Is Built on a Mountain of New Debt

[WSJ] As Alliances Shift, Syria’s Tangle of Wars Grows More Dangerous

[FT] No need for yen intervention, says Japan’s finance minister

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rally as 10-Year Yield Reaches 2.9%: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Jumps Most This Year as Buildup Slows in U.S. Storage Tanks

[Reuters] Inflation pickup a challenge for Fed chief Powell

[Bloomberg] Fresh Dose of Inflation Fails to Cure Dollar's Deep-Rooted Ills

[Bloomberg] Favored Quant Trade Was Hit in the Last Bout of Market Volatility

[Bloomberg] After Muni-Bond Boom, Analysts Expect Distress to Be on the Rise

[Bloomberg] Consumer Comfort in U.S. Jumps Despite Stock-Market Turbulence

[Bloomberg] Shorts in SPDR Junk Bond ETF Surge to Highest Level Since 2010

[WSJ] Markets Be Damned, Fed Has Inflation to Worry About

[WSJ] Inflation Starts to Make a Comeback

[WSJ] Harvard, Hawaii Gambled on Market Calm—Then Everything Changed

[WSJ] Americans Can’t Get Enough Consumer Debt

[FT] Increase in US inflation sparks bond market sell-off

[FT] Worries over exotic exchange traded funds deepen