Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street falls as investors ready for Trump's inauguration

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin Defends Banking Past, Advocates Strong U.S. Dollar

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin Puts Pressure on Banks Over Volcker Rule, Glass-Steagall

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin Says He’ll Tag China an FX-Manipulator If Warranted

[Bloomberg] Schaeuble Says He’d Balk at New Greek Bailout Without the IMF

[CNBC] China is working hard to support its currency — it sold US government bonds for six straight months

[NYT] In Davos, Financiers Bewildered by Global Uncertainty

[WSJ] Mnuchin Hearing Does Little to Clear Trump Fog of Uncertainty

[WSJ] New Wall Street Conflict: Analysts Say ‘Buy’ to Win Special Access for Their Clients

[FT] Currency traders see tug of war over the dollar

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street flat as countdown to Trump's swearing-in begins

[Bloomberg] Draghi Says ECB Unconvinced on Inflation as Pickup Driven by Oil

[Bloomberg] ECB Leaves Bond-Buying Program Unchanged as Inflation Gains]

[Bloomberg] American Consumers’ Economic Expectations Are The Highest Since 2002

[Reuters] U.S housing starts surge in December; jobless claims near 43-year low

[Bloomberg] Stemming the Tide: Six Things China Can Do Next to Curb Outflows

[Reuters] China says FX reserves ample, has plan to deal with outflows

[Bloomberg] Draghi Bingo Is ECB Watchers’ Game as Stimulus Pumps Up Prices

[CNBC] As market counts down to inauguration, markets want to see what Trump Treasury pick says about dollar, bonds

[Bloomberg] How Deutsche Bank Made −$462 Million Disappear

[Politico] Donald Trump and China’s Year of the Hawk

[WSJ] The Mortgage Market’s $1 Trillion Pocket of Worry

[WSJ] What to Watch at Today’s ECB Meeting

[FT] Trump’s government: the people who will matter for markets

[Bloomberg] 2016 Was a Record Year for Data Breaches