Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Sink Into Worst Monthly Decline Since 2016: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Trump Says U.S. Will Use All Tools to Pressure China on Trade

[Reuters] Hawk or dove? Fed's Powell showed markets both sides in debut

[Reuters] Surge in imports helps curb U.S. fourth-quarter economic growth

[Bloomberg] Foreign Holdings of U.S. Securities Rise to Record $18 Trillion

[Bloomberg] Short Interest in High-Yield ETFs Hits Record

[Bloomberg] Shale Surge Sent U.S. Oil Production to Record High in November

[Bloomberg] Bill Ackman Gives Up Herbalife Fight, Ending Five-Year Saga

[WSJ] Why Italian Elections Matter: A New Type of Populism Is Rising

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain, Shaking Off Fed Rate Hike Fears: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] U.S. Fourth-Quarter Growth Revised Down to 2.5% Annualized Pace

[Bloomberg] Here's What We Learned From Powell's First Fed Chair Testimony

[Bloomberg] Bond Market Déjà Vu? Here's What Will Reveal If Rout Has Legs

[Reuters] Costly dollar hedges tarnish U.S. bonds for overseas investors

[Reuters] Exclusive: U.S. regulators examine Wall Street's Volcker rule wish list

[Bloomberg] May Says No U.K. PM Could Agree to EU Draft Deal: Brexit Update

[CNBC] Signs point to the Japanese yen getting even stronger as the US dollar weakens

[Reuters] BOJ's Kuroda says policy normalization would be 'very gradual'

[Bloomberg] China Factory Gauge Shows Easing Momentum Amid Holiday Season

[Bloomberg] China Plans Curbs on $1 Trillion in Money-Market Funds

[Bloomberg] When Will China Name a New PBOC Chief? Here's What We Know

[NYT] Xi Sets China on a Collision Course With History

[WSJ] Why International Investors Aren’t Buying U.S. Debt

[FT] China manufacturing gauge suffers sharpest fall in 6 years

[FT] Higher hedging costs take shine off US corporate debt

[FT] US tax reform puts bank bonds in the line of fire

[FT] Powell debut steals focus from pressure in the money market

[WSJ] In Syria, Foreign Powers’ Scramble for Influence Intensifies