Thursday, February 18, 2016

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Pare Selloff Amid Energy Slide as Tech Shares Climb

[Bloomberg] Stocks Trim Weekly Advance as Oil Slides; Industrial Metals Rise

[Bloomberg] Core U.S. Consumer Prices Rise by Most in Over Four Years

[Bloomberg] Yen Heads for Best Month Since October 2008 Amid Haven Demand

[Dow Jones] EU Consumer Confidence Slides on Market Turmoil

[Reuters] Greece may block EU summit conclusions, complicating Brexit, migrant talks

[Bloomberg] China Coal Miner Defaults on Convertible Debt as Prices Sink

[Bloomberg] ECB Seeks to Allow Dividend, CoCo Payouts When Banks Lose Money

[Reuters] U.S.-based stock funds post $5.7 billion outflow during weekly period: Lipper

[Reuters] Lipper flows: IG US$1.122bn outflow, HY US$65.5m inflow

[WSJ] IPO Market Dries Up as Investors Retreat

[Reuters] Worldwide M&A activity falls 23 pct, but U.S. has a flurry

[Bloomberg] The States With the Most Household Debt

[BloombergGadfly] Commodities' $3.6 Trillion Black Hole

[CNBC] Here’s why you should worry about Turkey

[Washington Post] Xi tours Chinese top state media, demands total loyalty

Thursday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Pare Biggest Weekly Advance Since 2011 as Oil Drops

[Bloomberg] Gold Bulls Feast as More Central Banks Drive Rates Below Zero

[Bloomberg] Citadel Said to Cut Staff as Main Funds Drop 6.5% to Start 2016

[Bloomberg] Wildest Currency Swings Since 2011 Curtail Options Strategies

[Bloomberg] The Stressed-Out Oil Industry Faces an Existential Crisis

[NYT] China’s Foreign Exchange Reserves Dwindling Rapidly

[Reuters] Tough road for Venezuela after dire data, lacking measures

Thursday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Global Stocks Extend Rally as Oil Gains Lift Emerging Markets

[Bloomberg] OECD Cuts Global Growth Forecast and Warns of Growing Risks

[CNBC] Few fiscal, monetary policy moves left to fight global growth slowdown, Moody's warns

[Bloomberg] Federal Reserve Staffers Say Mutual Funds Vulnerable to Runs

[Bloomberg] Brazil's Banks Cut by S&P After Nation's Junk Rating Is Lowered

[WSJ] Bank of Japan’s Kuroda Seeks Global Coordination to Tackle Market Volatility

[WSJ] Overproduction Swamps Smaller Chinese Cities, Revealing Depth of Crisis

[Bloomberg] China's Banks May Be Getting Creative About Hiding Their Losses

[Bloomberg] Chaos in Ukraine Is Making Putin Stronger

[WSJ] U.S.-Beijing Spat Escalates Over South China Sea

[Reuters] Turkey blames Kurdish militants for Ankara bomb, vows response in Syria and Iraq