Thursday, February 15, 2018

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Treasuries, Dollar Gain: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Housing Starts Reach Highest Level in More Than a Year

[CNBC] US import prices rise more than expected in January

[Bloomberg] Cracks Appear in Credit Funds as Investors Head for the Exit

[Reuters] Japan government reappoints Kuroda as BOJ chief, picks reflationist academic as deputy

[Bloomberg] Bond Investors Pull $14.1 Billion From Global Debt Funds

[Bloomberg] Powell Seeks to Bury Era of Fed ‘Barons’

[Bloomberg] ECB's Coeure Expects Talks Soon on Policy Wording for Stimulus

[Bloomberg] High-Yield Bond Sales Stumble in Europe and May Fall Further

[Bloomberg] One of India's Richest Men Allegedly Executed a $2 Billion Fraud

[CNBC] Mapping out China's Belt and Road Initiative

[Bloomberg] Tillerson Says U.S.-Turkish Ties Have Reached a ‘Crisis Point’

[WSJ] Cohn Downplays Concerns Over Rising Inflation, Bond Yields

[WSJ] Stocks Are Moving in Tandem. That Can Be Scary

[FT] Worries over interest rates spread to junk bond funds

[FT] A former Fed insider explains the internal debate over QE3

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St. rallies for fifth straight session on tech lift

[Bloomberg] More Evidence Is Showing That Prices Are Rising in the U.S.

[Bloomberg] Investors Pull $6 Billion From Junk-Bond Funds After Stock Jolt

[Bloomberg] Trump ‘Strongly’ Favors Imposing Online Sales Tax, Mnuchin Says

[Bloomberg] VIX ETP Investors Quickly Forgive Turmoil and Get Back in the Game

[CNBC] U.S. regulator warns of ‘pump-and-dump’ cryptocurrency frauds

[NYT] How Hedge Funds Found a New Tax Loophole: DealBook Briefing

[FT] How to read the regime change at the US Federal Reserve