Wednesday, March 1, 2017

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Fed's Brainard Says Rate Hike Will Likely Be Appropriate Soon

[Bloomberg] Fed Says U.S. Growing Modestly With Subdued Signs of Inflation

[CNBC] 'Pure exuberance': Investor sentiment hasn't been this high since two bubbles ago

[Bloomberg] U.S. Not Bound by WTO Decisions, Trump Warns in Trade Agenda

[Bloomberg] Record Warmth Could Turn Into a Disaster for U.S Fruit Growers

[WSJ] Donald Trump’s Speech Agenda Will Face Legislative Challenges

[WSJ] Donald Trump’s Labor Department Proposes Delaying ‘Fiduciary’ Rule

[FT] Fed shifts away from lingering over rate rise decisions

[FT] Markets shift attention from Trump towards Federal Reserve

[FT] Republicans ask how long Trump’s presidential tone can last

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street hits new highs as banks soar on rate hike hopes

[Bloomberg] Focus Turns to Fed as Dollar Gains, Bonds Drop: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending slows; inflation pushes higher

[CNBC] Chance of a March interest rate hike almost doubled: CME

[Reuters] Inflation-averse Germans see fastest price rises in 4-1/2 years

[Bloomberg] Euro-Area Manufacturing Picks Up as Inflation Pressures Build

[Reuters] Euro zone 2017 inflation likely to be far higher than projected: Bundesbank's Weidmann

[Reuters] Asian factories pick up steam in shadow of Trump protectionist threat

[Bloomberg] China's Factory Gauge Strengthens as Producer Prices Rebound

[Bloomberg] Sydney Home Prices Surge at Fastest Annual Pace Since 2002

[WSJ] Key Inflation Gauge Closest to Fed’s 2% Target Since 2012

[WSJ] Donald Trump Asks Congress to Unite Behind Health Care, Tax Overhauls