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TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 01/01 – 01/07

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Weekend 01/06 & 01/07

Why For Stock Markets Bulls, Monday Could Be “The Most Important Day” – Zerohedge [1]
China’s Foreign Reserves Extend Rising Streak Amid Capital Curbs – Bloomberg
The Fed is sending mixed messages about interest rates — and Wall Street is trying to figure out what it all means – businessinsider [2]
Greece’s 10-Step Road Map to a Bailout Program Exit in August – Bloomberg
Intel recalled a major chip in 1995 and turned them into keychains inscribed by the CEO — and the message speaks to Intel’s current crisis – businessinsider [3]
The QE Party Is Over (Even For The Bank Of Japan) – Zerohedge
Stock Allocations Approaching Dotcom Levels – Zerohedge [4]
Latvia, a disappearing nation – politico [5]

 

 

Friday 01/05

Business Live – guardian [6]

U.S. Trade Deficit Balloons to Widest in Almost Six Years – Bloomberg
December Jobs Miss Huge At Only 148K; Hourly Earnings In Line – Zerohedge [7]
CREDIT SUISSE: People are making ‘mountains from molehills’ over Intel’s security flaw – businessinsider

US: Two factors hurting the dollar – Nomura – fxstreet
Stock Investors Will Benefit Most From Corporate Tax Overhau l- Bloomberg [8]
AMD is big winner from chip flaw fiasco as more than $11 billion in Intel stock value wiped out – cnbc [9]
Global distressed-debt funds circle China again, eye $256 billion bad-loans market – Reuters [10]
This indicator suggests the global economic recovery is even stronger than we thought – businessinsider [11]
Euro-Area Inflation Slows, Undermining Calls for ECB to Curb QE – Bloomberg

Global Debt Hits Record $233 Trillion – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg [12]
Australia gold exports fall, spur trade deficit – Marketwatch [13]

 

Thursday 01/04

Japanese stocks hit 26-year high – business live – guardian [14]

U.S. Stocks Have Had Few Years Start as Well as 2018 Has – Bloomberg [15]
Services PMI Sinks To 6-Month Lows As Confidence Tumbles – Zerohedge

Dollar Drop Could Force Global Central Banks Into Rates Rethink – Bloomberg
Weighing the risks of cryptocurrencies – yahoofinance [16]
U.S. private payrolls growth accelerates; jobless claims up – Reuters [17]
UBS raises 2018 S&P 500 forecast three trading days into the year, now sees 18% surge – cnbc [18]
These Classic Charts Are Confounding Economists – Bloomberg
In Norway, Electric and Hybrid Cars Outsell Conventional Models – nyt [19]
Fed Puts Positive Spin on Wall Street’s Trusty Recession Signal – Bloomberg [20]
Canadian cannabis grower Aurora heads to Europe – bbc [21]
Intel, Microsoft Deal With Widespread Computer-Chip Weakness – Bloomberg
Partners in climb – Reuters [22]
Toronto Home Prices Fall for Seventh Month as Lending Tightens – Bloomberg [23]
Norwegian Housing Slump Deepens in Threat to Economic Recovery – Bloomberg
Oilfield-services stocks are about to stage a big rebound, Credit Suisse says- Marketwatch [24]
Oil at highest since mid-2015 amid Iran tensions, tighter market – Reuters
Frontrunning: January 4 – Zerohedge [25]
Australian Cannabis Stocks Double After Relaxation of Export Rules – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg [26]
Australia to permit medicinal cannabis exports in bid to capture lucrative market – cnbc
Pound to Shake Off Brexit Blues and Hit $1.50 This Year: ING – Bloomberg [27]
Commodities Are on Their Longest Winning Streak in History – Bloomberg [28]
China’s service sector picks up in December – Marketwatch [29]
India’s Services Revive as Investors Await GDP Forecast – Bloomberg
Nikkei soars on its first trading day of 2018, leading Asian market gains – Marketwatch [30]

 

 

Wednesday 01/03 – MIFID II’s First Day

Business Live – guardian [31]

Five Things We Learned About MiFID II on Its First Day at Work  – Bloomberg
How blockchain can protect our personal data from hackers – Marketwatch [32]
Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow rises to 3.2% from 2.8% for Q4 – fxstreet [33]
Intel says ‘design flaw’ report is inaccurate, stock rebounds as AMD pares gains – Marketwatch

FOMC Minutes: “Most” Back Rate Hikes, “Several” Fear Low Inflation, Financial Stability Risks  – Zerohedge
Most Fed Officials Backed Continued Gradual Rate Increases – Bloomberg
EUR: What’s in the price? – Rabobank – fxstreet
Oilfield-services stocks are about to stage a big rebound, Credit Suisse says – Marketwatch [24]
Manufacturing Rebounds In December As New Orders Hit 13 Year High – Zerohedge

AMD Soars After Rival Intel Reveals Processor Flaw – Bloomberg

China’s Small Banks Dumped on Signs of More Policy Pain in 2018 – Bloomberg

Dominion Energy to buy southern utility Scana in all-stock deal valued at $7.9 billion – cnbc
Asia’s Top-Performing Currency Is Still Raring to Go in 2018 – Bloomberg [34]
BAML: Stocks could surge 19% this year because investors are the right kind of cautious – businessinsider
Inflation Risk May Shake Global Markets – Bloomberg [35]
EUR: Bullish momentum may briefly halt but EUR/$ at 1.25 is a matter of time – ING – fxstreet

China set to top Japan as world’s biggest natural gas importer – cnbc [36]
Germany’s Jobless Rate Drops to Record Low as Economy Booms – Bloomberg
Eurozone: Different threats to the region’s financial markets in 2018 – Natixis – fxstreet
ECB may end bond buying in 2018 if economy stays strong: Nowotny – euronews [37]
Trading company Plus500’s shares jump 25% thanks to ‘strong volumes in cryptocurrency’ – businessinsider
MiFID Reaches Australia as $140 Billion Money Manager Unbundles – Bloomberg [38]
The winners and losers for commodity prices in 2017 – businessinsider
EU clearing houses given last-gasp MiFID reprieve – cnbc [39]
Ripple’s 37,000% rise has made its co-founder one of the world’s richest people – businessinsider [40]

 

Tuesday 01/02

Stock markets set to extend 2017’s winning streak – business live – guardian [41]

Taxes Could Help Canada Keep Its Legal Marijuana Prices in Check – Bloomberg
How Fund Managers Dashed the Hopes of Equity Analysts – Bloomberg
Electric car charger firm Chargemaster moves close to flotation – telegraph [42]
China Seen Raising Money Market Rates Three Times This Year  – Bloomberg
New Marijuana ETF Ablaze As California Legalizes Retail Sales – forbes [43]
U.S. companies will pay billions in tax on offshore cash piles – cnn
W
hy Inflation Stays Low Even Though Unemployment Is Down – Bloomberg [44]
Bankers to burn midnight oil ahead of ‘MiFID’ dawn – Reuters
The Hottest Commodity of 2017 Climbs to a Record – Bloomberg [45]
No Idea What MiFID Stands For? Here’s What You Need to Know – Bloomberg
Dollar hits 3-month low to start 2018 – cnn [46]
US Manufacturing PMI Jumps To Highest Since March 2015 – Zerohedge [47]
Global Demand Lifts Euro-Area Factory Growth to a Record Pace – Bloomberg
Germany: Manufacturing PMI reaches record high in December  – markit [48]
Oil Rises Toward $61 After Yearly Gains as U.S. Drillers Pause – Bloomberg
INDIA: PMI Mfg – Strongest improvement in manufacturing conditions since December 2012 – markit [49]
Negative Bond Yields Are the Betamax of European Markets – Bloomberg
Key Events This Week As We Kick Off The New Year  – Zerohedge [50]
FX: Positions investors will put on for 2018 – Danske Bank – fxstreet [51]
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
China’s manufacturing sector is picking up steam – businessinsider
House prices in Australia’s capital cities are threatening ‘negative growth’ in 2018 – businessinsider
Australia’s manufacturing sector enjoyed a strong 2017 – businessinsider
The economic forces driving protests in Iran – cnn [52]


 

Monday 01/01

The Biggest Threats to China’s Economy in 2018 – Bloomberg
How China Will Shake Up the Oil Futures Market  – Bloomberg
South Korea Exports Climb to Record in 2017 on Semiconductors – Bloomberg [53]
Russia’s Crypto Rules Betray Early Hopes  – Zerohedge
Bitcoin Starts a New Year by Tumbling, First Time Since 2015 – Bloomberg
This May Be as Good as It Gets for Thailand’s Economic Growth – Bloomberg [54]
China Factory Momentum Remains Intact Amid Smog and Debt Curbs – Bloomberg [55]

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[1] Why For Stock Markets Bulls, Monday Could Be “The Most Important Day” – Zerohedge: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-06/stock-markets-bulls-monday-matters

[2] The Fed is sending mixed messages about interest rates — and Wall Street is trying to figure out what it all means – businessinsider: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/disconnect-in-feds-messaging-confuses-market-investors-2018-1

[3] Intel recalled a major chip in 1995 and turned them into keychains inscribed by the CEO — and the message speaks to Intel’s current crisis – businessinsider: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/intel-pentium-p5-chip-recall-1995-keychain-ceo-inscribed-2018-1

[4] Stock Allocations Approaching Dotcom Levels – Zerohedge: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-06/stock-allocations-approaching-dotcom-levels

[5] Latvia, a disappearing nation – politico: https://www.politico.eu/article/latvia-a-disappearing-nation-migration-population-decline/

[6] Business Live – guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2018/jan/05/uk-car-sales-brexit-us-unemployment-stock-markets-business-live

[7] December Jobs Miss Huge At Only 148K; Hourly Earnings In Line – Zerohedge: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-05/december-jobs-miss-huge-only-148k-hourly-earnings-line

[8] Stock Investors Will Benefit Most From Corporate Tax Overhau l- Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-01-05/stock-investors-will-benefit-most-from-corporate-tax-overhaul?utm_content=view&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&cmpid%3D=socialflow-twitter-view

[9] AMD is big winner from chip flaw fiasco as more than $11 billion in Intel stock value wiped out – cnbc: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/05/amd-is-big-winner-from-chip-flaw-fiasco.html?__source=Twitter

[10] Global distressed-debt funds circle China again, eye $256 billion bad-loans market – Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-npl-funds/global-distressed-debt-funds-circle-china-again-eye-256-billion-bad-loans-market-idUSKBN1EU0RZ?utm_campaign=trueAnthem:+Trending+Content&utm_content=5a4f6fce04d3017b9bd807fc&utm_medium=trueAnthem&utm_source=twitter

[11] This indicator suggests the global economic recovery is even stronger than we thought – businessinsider: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/global-economic-outlook-manufacturing-pmi-2018-1

[12] Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-05/five-things-you-need-to-know-to-start-your-day

[13] Australia gold exports fall, spur trade deficit – Marketwatch: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/australia-gold-exports-fall-spur-trade-deficit-2018-01-05

[14] Japanese stocks hit 26-year high – business live – guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2018/jan/04/japanese-stock-market-uk-service-sector-debenhams-profit-warning-business-live

[15] U.S. Stocks Have Had Few Years Start as Well as 2018 Has – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-04/forget-fatigue-with-s-p-surging-into-new-year-nasdaq-exploding?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

[16] Weighing the risks of cryptocurrencies – yahoofinance: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/weighing-risks-cryptocurrencies-215046133.html?utm_content=buffer50940&utm_medium=social&utm_source=twitter.com&utm_campaign=buffer

[17] U.S. private payrolls growth accelerates; jobless claims up – Reuters: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-unemployment/u-s-private-payrolls-growth-accelerates-jobless-claims-up-idUSKBN1ET1IO?feedType=RSS&feedName=businessNews&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+reuters%2FbusinessNews+%28Business+News%29

[18] UBS raises 2018 S&P 500 forecast three trading days into the year, now sees 18% surge – cnbc: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/04/ubs-raises-2018-sp-500-forecast-now-sees-18-percent-surge.html

[19] In Norway, Electric and Hybrid Cars Outsell Conventional Models – nyt: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/01/04/business/energy-environment/norway-electric-hybrid-cars.html?partner=rss&emc=rss

[20] Fed Puts Positive Spin on Wall Street’s Trusty Recession Signal – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-04/fed-puts-positive-spin-on-wall-street-s-trusty-recession-signal?utm_content=markets&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social&cmpid%3D=socialflow-twitter-markets

[21] Canadian cannabis grower Aurora heads to Europe – bbc: http://www.bbc.com/news/business-42569540

[22] Partners in climb – Reuters: https://www.breakingviews.com/considered-view/debt-markets-will-call-time-on-equity-rally/

[23] Toronto Home Prices Fall for Seventh Month as Lending Tightens – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-04/toronto-home-prices-fall-for-seventh-month-as-lending-tightens?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

[24] Oilfield-services stocks are about to stage a big rebound, Credit Suisse says- Marketwatch: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/oilfield-services-stocks-are-about-to-stage-a-big-rebound-credit-suisse-says-2018-01-03?link=sfmw_tw

[25] Frontrunning: January 4 – Zerohedge: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-04/frontrunning-january-4

[26] Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com//news/articles/2018-01-04/five-things-you-need-to-know-to-start-your-day

[27] Pound to Shake Off Brexit Blues and Hit $1.50 This Year: ING – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-04/pound-to-shake-off-brexit-blues-and-hit-1-50-this-year-for-ing?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

[28] Commodities Are on Their Longest Winning Streak in History – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-04/commodities-forge-record-setting-run-of-gains-as-bulls-in-charge

[29] China’s service sector picks up in December – Marketwatch: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/chinas-service-sector-picks-up-in-december-2018-01-03

[30] Nikkei soars on its first trading day of 2018, leading Asian market gains – Marketwatch: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/nikkei-soars-on-its-first-trading-day-of-2018-leading-asian-market-gains-2018-01-03

[31] Business Live – guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2018/jan/03/ftse-100-expected-to-open-flat-ahead-of-uk-construction-figures-business-live

[32] How blockchain can protect our personal data from hackers – Marketwatch: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-blockchain-can-protect-our-personal-data-from-hackers-2018-01-03?link=sfmw_tw

[33] Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow rises to 3.2% from 2.8% for Q4 – fxstreet: https://www.fxstreet.com/news/atlanta-feds-gdpnow-rises-to-32-from-28-for-q4-201801031634

[34] Asia’s Top-Performing Currency Is Still Raring to Go in 2018 – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-03/pyongyang-olive-branch-spells-more-gains-for-asia-s-top-currency?cmpid=socialflow-twitter-business&utm_content=business&utm_campaign=socialflow-organic&utm_source=twitter&utm_medium=social

[35] Inflation Risk May Shake Global Markets – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-03/inflation-is-dead-camp-faces-big-risk-as-price-pressures-bubble

[36] China set to top Japan as world’s biggest natural gas importer – cnbc: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/03/china-set-to-top-japan-as-worlds-biggest-natural-gas-importer.html?__source=twitter%7Cmain

[37] ECB may end bond buying in 2018 if economy stays strong: Nowotny – euronews: http://www.euronews.com/2018/01/02/ecb-may-end-bond-buying-in-2018-if-economy-stays-strong-nowotny

[38] MiFID Reaches Australia as $140 Billion Money Manager Unbundles – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com//news/articles/2018-01-03/mifid-reaches-australia-as-140-billion-money-manager-unbundles

[39] EU clearing houses given last-gasp MiFID reprieve – cnbc: https://www.cnbc.com/2018/01/03/mifid-reprieve-granted-to-some-eu-clearing-houses.html?__source=twitter

[40] Ripple’s 37,000% rise has made its co-founder one of the world’s richest people – businessinsider: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/ripple-xrp-co-founder-chris-larsen-worth-37-billion-2018-1

[41] Stock markets set to extend 2017’s winning streak – business live – guardian: https://www.theguardian.com/business/live/2018/jan/02/stock-markets-set-to-extend-2017s-winning-streak-business-live

[42] Electric car charger firm Chargemaster moves close to flotation – telegraph: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/business/2018/01/02/electric-car-charger-firm-chargemaster-moves-close-flotation/

[43] New Marijuana ETF Ablaze As California Legalizes Retail Sales – forbes: https://www.forbes.com/sites/trangho/2018/01/02/new-marijuana-etf-ablaze-as-california-legalizes-retail-sales/#6152d2f47f57

[44] hy Inflation Stays Low Even Though Unemployment Is Down – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com//news/articles/2018-01-02/why-inflation-stays-low-even-though-unemployment-is-down

[45] The Hottest Commodity of 2017 Climbs to a Record – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-02/hottest-commodity-of-2017-climbs-to-record-amid-shrinking-supply

[46] Dollar hits 3-month low to start 2018 – cnn: http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/02/news/economy/dollar-slides-2018/index.html?section=money_markets&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fmoney_markets+%28CNNMoney%3A+Markets%29

[47] US Manufacturing PMI Jumps To Highest Since March 2015 – Zerohedge: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-02/us-manufacturing-pmi-jumps-highest-march-2015

[48] Germany: Manufacturing PMI reaches record high in December  – markit: https://www.markiteconomics.com/Survey/PressRelease.mvc/d78cc12be000453da9b6f1b7cf330e25

[49] INDIA: PMI Mfg – Strongest improvement in manufacturing conditions since December 2012 – markit: https://www.markiteconomics.com/Survey/PressRelease.mvc/bf2c995af5054ee4a5e110f0aa745237

[50] Key Events This Week As We Kick Off The New Year  – Zerohedge: https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-01-02/key-macro-events-week-we-kick-new-year

[51] FX: Positions investors will put on for 2018 – Danske Bank – fxstreet: https://www.fxstreet.com/news/fx-positions-investors-will-put-on-for-2018-danske-bank-201801020720

[52] The economic forces driving protests in Iran – cnn: http://money.cnn.com/2018/01/01/news/economy/iran-economy-protests/index.html?section=money_markets&utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+rss%2Fmoney_markets+%28CNNMoney%3A+Markets%29

[53] South Korea Exports Climb to Record in 2017 on Semiconductors – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com//news/articles/2018-01-01/south-korea-exports-climb-to-record-in-2017-on-semiconductors

[54] This May Be as Good as It Gets for Thailand’s Economic Growth – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com//news/articles/2018-01-01/this-may-be-as-good-as-it-gets-for-thailand-s-economic-growth

[55] China Factory Momentum Remains Intact Amid Smog and Debt Curbs – Bloomberg: https://www.bloomberg.com//news/articles/2017-12-31/china-factory-momentum-remains-intact-amid-smog-and-debt-curbs

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