Sunday, March 18, 2018

Monday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Slide in Broad Selloff; Brexit Spurs Pound: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Weakening FANG Stocks Stir Overnight Volatility in U.S. Futures

[Reuters] Powell's Fed to show policy caution, shun political friction

[Bloomberg] Congress risks another shutdown as it struggles to nail down spending bill

[Reuters] EU readies Brexit transition deal, Ireland seeks border assurance

[Bloomberg] Chinese Central Bank’s Departing Chief Leaves a Legacy of Reform – and Debt

[Bloomberg] China New-Home Prices Rise in Fewest Cities in Five Months

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Suffer Worst Month in Two Years

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Go Long on Yen as Team Abe's Troubles Deepen

[Reuters] ECB debate shifting to interest rate path from QE: sources

[Bloomberg] Draghi Doing ECB's Dirty Work Could Ease Weidmann's Path to Top

[WSJ] Why Global Markets Are Still Far From Normal

[WSJ] Market Panic Measure Hits Eurozone Crisis Heights—But Alarms Aren’t Ringing

[WSJ] A Deeper Look at the Flattening Yield Curve

[WSJ] With Grip on Power Assured, China’s Xi Elevates Lieutenants

[FT] UK and EU agree ‘decisive step’ with 21-month Brexit transition

Sunday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Start Week Mixed as Traders Eye Fed: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. tariffs, China trade tensions overshadow G20 finance meeting

[Reuters] Exclusive: Regulator shopping in vogue as China's shadow banks evade Beijing's grip

[Bloomberg] Noble Group Braces for First Bond Default as Pressure Mounts

[Reuters] Putin wins another six years at Russia's helm in landslide victory

[NYT] China to Name New Central Bank Chief as It Seeks Continuity Amid Change

[WSJ] The Next Housing Crisis: A Historic Shortage of New Homes

Sunday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Bond Traders' March Fed Guide: Beware the Four-Hike Hype So Soon

[Reuters] Investors eye currencies for those most at risk in a trade war

[Bloomberg] Yi Gang to Become China’s Central Bank Governor, WSJ Reports

[Reuters] Republican senator expects Trump to pull out of Iran deal: CBS

[Reuters] Britain accuses Russia of secretly stockpiling deadly nerve agent used in attack

[WSJ] All President Xi’s Men: China’s New Government Braces for Trump

[FT] All eyes on Fed ahead of Powell’s first meeting as chairman

[FT] Federal Reserve tightening pushes Treasury yields higher