Monday, February 26, 2018

Monday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks to Rise as U.S. Gains Before Powell: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Stocks Rally, Bonds Climb With Fed's Powell on Tap: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Jumps to Three-Week High as Advancing Stocks Fan Optimism

[Bloomberg] Powell Heads to Congress With Fed Facing Riskier Post-Yellen World

[CNBC] While everyone else was selling stocks this month, companies were buying heavily

[WSJ] Blessed by Xi Jinping: The New Captain of China’s Economy

[FT] Fed governor raises prospect of faster US growth

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Climb as Yields Hold Steady; Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Sales of New Homes in U.S. Fall to Lowest Level Since August

[Bloomberg] Powell Could Put Up With 2.5% Inflation to Keep Growth Pumping

[Reuters] Corporate America’s new dilemma: raising prices to cover higher transport costs

[Axios] Inside the White House trade fights

[Reuters] Surging bond yields to pinch home owners, retirees

[Bloomberg] Draghi Says ECB Needs Stimulus Persistence Amid Stronger Growth

[CNBC] As Xi Jinping tightens his grip on power, 'major risks' loom, experts say

[Bloomberg] Anbang Seizure a Warning to Chinese Conglomerates, Ashurst Says

[Reuters] China launches propaganda push for Xi after social media criticism

[WSJ] New Fed Chairman Jerome Powell to Testify Before Congress on Capitol Hill

[WSJ] Anbang’s Rescue Is China’s Too-Big-to-Fail Moment

[WSJ] Dollar-Rate Breakdown Exposes Foreign-Exchange Mystery

[FT] Private equity buyouts running at fastest rate since crisis

[FT] ‘Neutral rate’ in focus as Jay Powell takes Federal Reserve helm

[FT] Watchdog warns of gaps in US financial regulation

[FT] Power grab strengthens Xi’s influence on China economic reforms

[FT] Xi Jinping sweeps away consensus rule in China

[FT] Quantitative hedge funds take February beating