Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Dollar Gains, Tech Lifts U.S. Stocks; Bonds Mixed: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Fed's Harker sees two U.S. rate hikes this year

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage applications tank even more, as rising rates make homes less affordable

[Bloomberg] Euro Area Hits Speed Bump on Road to Faster Economic Growth

[CNBC] Fed could 'rock the boat' with what it says about the stock market's worst fears: higher inflation and interest rates

[Bloomberg] Inflation's Come and Commodities Will Benefit, JPMorgan Says

[Bloomberg] How Any HNA Default Could Affect Markets: Analysts Debate

[Bloomberg] Draghi Musters ECB Gathering in Shadows of a Latvian Scandal

[WSJ] What to Watch in the Fed Minutes

[WSJ] The Risk Pension Funds Can’t Escape

[FT] US proposes overhaul of ‘too big to fail’ regime

[FT] Alibaba’s social credit rating is a risky game

Tuesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks to Drop; Dollar Gains as Yields Rise: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed, Treasuries Slip Amid Auctions: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Pays Up to Auction $179 Billion of Debt in a Span of Hours

[Reuters] U.S. short-term borrowing costs rise to highest since 2008

[Bloomberg] The U.S. 10-Year Looks Poised to Cross a Red Line This Week

[Bloomberg] How Japan's Central Bank Policy Is Driving Speculation About Stimulus

[WSJ] Public Pensions Are Still Betting More Than Half of All Assets on Stocks

[FT] US companies might be liquidating their offshore bond hoards