Thursday, August 20, 2015

Friday's News Links

[Asia Times] North Korea prepares for war as missiles are moved

[Bloomberg] European Stocks Head for Correction as China Concern Intensifies

[Bloomberg] Italy’s Bonds Slide for Second Day on China Turmoil, Greek Vote

[Bloomberg] China Stocks Sink in Worst Weekly Rout Since 2011 Amid Outflows

[Bloomberg] Emerging Markets Sink as China Data Heightens Slowdown Concerns

[Bloomberg] Puerto Rico Finds Waning Demand for Water Bonds Amid Debt Talks

[Reuters] Equity outflows at 15-week high as investors seek bond safety: BAML

[FT] Outflows from EM bond funds hit 86 week high

[Bloomberg] Malaysia’s Reserves Extend Slump as Global Currency Rout Deepens

[Reuters] Disappointing business surveys intensify growth fears

[Bloomberg] China’s Yuan, Swaps Decline as Factory PMI Signals Contraction

[Bloomberg] Chinese Factory Gauge Drops to Lowest Level Since March 2009

[Reuters] Chinese province's debt crisis exposes economic fault line

[Bloomberg] China to Punish Some Major Holders for Share Selling Violations

[WSJ] China’s Resistance to Reform May Grow With IMF Rebuff

[Reuters] Feels like 1986: Oil on track for longest weekly losing streak in 29 years

[CNN] North Korea ratchets up tensions after trading fire with South

[Bloomberg] Kim Puts North Korea Army on War Footing as Rhetoric Worsens

[Reuters] Far left splits from Tsipras as Greece heads to elections

[Reuters] Turkey to hold snap election on Nov 1: Erdogan

[AP] Japan's finance minister warns China on currency moves

[Reuters] China's land reclamation in South China Sea grows: Pentagon report

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Stock Rout Snowballs in Asia After U.S. Dethroned; Crude Tumbles

[Reuters] Asia slides after Wall Street caves, dollar extends losses

[Bloomberg] S&P 500 Slides Most Since Feb 2014 as Emerging-Asset Rout Spread

[Bloomberg] S&P 500 Drops Below Trading Range as Global Selloff Intensifies

[Reuters] Tensions rise as North and South Korea exchange fire

Thursday's News Links

[Washington Post] Greek prime minister resigns, calls snap elections to shore up support

[Bloomberg] S&P 500 Falls for Third Day as Global Growth Concerns Intensify

[Bloomberg] European Stock Selloff Intensifies Amid Global Growth Concern

[Bloomberg] Gold Climbs to One-Month High as Bets Fall on U.S. Rate Increase

[Bloomberg] Kazakhstan Tenge Slides 23% as Emerging-Market Rout 

[Bloomberg] Malaysia Rules Out Capital Controls as Currency Plunges

[Bloomberg] Turkey’s Deepening Turmoil Sends Currency to Record Low

[Bloomberg] Brazil’s Unemployment Rises More Than All Forecasts in July

[FT] Currency turmoil in emerging markets escalates

[Reuters] U.S. crude prices fall towards $40 on global glut

[Nikkei] Impact of Tianjin disaster reverberates across Chinese economy

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Fall Fifth Day on Fed Minutes, China Slowdown Fears

[Bloomberg] Kazakhstan Scraps Currency Trading Band, Moves to Free Float

[Bloomberg] Bulls Walk Away From U.S. Options Market as Put-Call Ratio Jumps

[Reuters] Fed's Williams: Raising rates to pop housing bubbles 'very costly'

[Bloomberg] July Was Earth’s Warmest Month in Records Going Back to 1880

[Bloomberg] North, South Korea Trade Fire Along Border as Tensions Worsen

[Reuters] Four Ukrainian soldiers killed as fighting tests truce