TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 01/15 – 01/21

Weekend 01/20 & 01/22

Netflix, Starbucks, and a government shutdown — What you need to know for the week ahead – yahoofinance
Senate Republicans Reject Trump’s “Nuclear Option” As Shutdown Negotiations Continue – Zerohedge
Euro-Area ‘Linchpin’ Departs as Bloc Seeks to Start New Chapter – Bloomberg
The ten biggest US tech companies will top $1 trillion in sales this year – cnbc
Greece set to win plaudits but not next tranche of bailout cash – ft


Friday 01/19

Business live – guardian

Draghi Task Force Plan for Euro Safe Assets Is Ready – Bloomberg
Will a Government Shut Down Kill the U.S. Dollar? – bk
Venezuelan Hyperinflation Explodes, Soaring Over 440,000 Percent – Bloomberg
The Case for an M&A Binge as Companies Reap Their Tax Windfall – Bloomberg
The U.S. dollar’s slide and what lies ahead – Reuters
Fed Officials See Benefits in Letting Inflation Run Above Target – Bloomberg
The stock market is on fire. What could possibly go wrong? – cnn
U.S. Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Falls to a Six-Month Low – Bloomberg
Inflation expectations touch 3-year high after bond auction – Marketwatch
Euro Bulls Know the Level to Defend on a Dovish ECB: Macro Week – Bloomberg
WTI Tumbles To $62 Handle After IEA Predicts “Explosive” US Shale Production As Oil Prices Surge – Zerohedge
Yuan Breaks 6.4 Per Dollar in Test for China Central Bank: Chart – Bloomberg

USD/JPY: risks skewed on the downside – Danske Bank – fxstreet
Frontrunning: January 19 – Zerohedge
Will a Government Shut Down Kill the U.S. Dollar? – bk
DC Drives Dollar Trade – bk
Asian Stocks Are at Cheapest Relative to U.S. in Years – Bloomberg
Oil Outpaces Ruble Giving Russian Drillers Cause to Be Cheerful – Bloomberg
10-year Treasury yield jumps to its highest level since 2014 – cnbc
Here’s what could happen to the stock market if the government shuts down – businessinsider
What happens if the government shuts down – thehill
Shutdown threat tanks West Wing morale – POLITICO
Indian Stocks swing to record again, log weekly gains – et 
Westpac says the Aussie dollar is looking a little expensive at 80 cents – businessinsider


Thursday 01/18

Business Live – guardian

IBM walks back weekly share gains after results top Street view – Marketwatch
The Only Chart You Need To Trade The EURUSD – Zerohedge

Alcoa’s stock pulls back sharply, but analysts boost price targets – Marketwatch
GE’s $31 billion pension nightmare – CNN
Investors Are Ignoring Big Risk Signals in Eastern Europe – Bloomberg
Morgan Stanley shares climb after earnings top estimates – Marketwatch

Peugeot CEO outlines ambitious plan to re-enter U.S., go electric – Reuters
Weaker Dollar Won’t Derail Global Growth – Bloomberg
Credit Suisse says bitcoin’s fair value is almost half its current price – businessinsider

Here’s What Could Make the Next Global Recession Even Worse – Bloomberg

Nikkei tops 24,000 for first time since 1991 as Asian markets build on gains – Marketwatch

China’s Fourth-Quarter GDP Grows 6.8% on Year, Beating Estimates – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
80 NOT OUT: HSBC says the Aussie dollar rally has further to run yet – businessinsider
Australia’s household debt is now one of the highest in the world – businessinsider
Australia jobs boom continues in December – Marketwatch



Wsdnesday 01/17

Business Live – guardian

Dow ends above 26,000 for first time as stocks rally broadly – Marketwatch
Beige Book Finds Widespread Labor Shortages, Modest Wage Growth – Zerohedge
Beware the $500 Billion Bond Exodus – Bloomberg
Apple Unveils $38 Billion In Expected Repatriation Tax, Reveals New Job Creation Plan – Zerohedge
Trump’s Tax Cuts Let Banks Off the Hook for Lousy Trading Results – Bloomberg
IBM stock rises after Barclays turns bullish – Marketwatch
US Industrial Production Surges In December To Record High – Zerohedge
Loonie Tumbles After Bank of Canada Hikes By 25bps, Warns Of NAFTA Uncertainty – Zerohedge
GE shocks market with multibillion-dollar loss in legacy reinsurance business – Marketwatch
Oil loses early gains, but still well supported – Reuters
Germany’s Social Democrats Wake Up to Political Reality – Bloomberg
Bitcoin drops below $10,000 with $30 billion of value wiped off in a day as cryptocurrency sell-off deepens – cnbc
Deutsche Bank says it’s nearly time to sell the Australian dollar – businessinsider
Hong Kong stocks score fresh all-time high – Marketwatch


Tuesday 01/16

Business Live – guardian

Bond market braces for $ 1 trillion tsunami of Treasurys this year – Μrketwatch
US shale oil output poised to surge above 6.5 million barrels a day in February – cnbc
ECB’s Weidmann says appropriate to stop bond buys this year – Reuters
Ripple’s XRP has lost 60% of its value in less than 2 weeks – businessinsider

Chinese agency Dagong cuts U.S. sovereign ratings to BBB+ from A- – Reuters

Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index Closes at All-Time High – Bloomberg

Global carmakers to invest at least $90 billion in electric vehicles – Reuters
GE CEO Renews Pledge to Study Breakup After $6.2 Billion Stumble – Bloomberg
Cryptocurrencies Resume Slide as Bitcoin Tumbles to December Low – Bloomberg
BNP Sees Value in India Equities Even After Multiple Records – Bloomberg
China Downgrades US Credit Rating From A- To BBB+, Warns US Insolvency Would “Detonate Next Crisis” – Zerohedge
Germany trumps Asia with world’s largest current account surplus – Reuters
China’s Central Bank Boosts Injections to the Most in Two Months – Bloomberg



Monday 01/15 – US Markets Closed

Business Live – guardian

ECB’s Hansson Says Bond Purchases Could End After September – Bloomberg
Household Debt and Fed Rates Are Front and Center for Poloz – Bloomberg
MiFID II is “credit negative” for asset managers – Moody’s – fundseurope
The London Borough Where Home Prices Have Crashed by 21% – Bloomberg

Euro-Area Economic Boom to Roll On After Strong Start to ’18 – Bloomberg

European Stocks Retreat as Euro Climbs; Oil Slips: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

Euro-Area Economic Boom to Roll On After Strong Start to 2018 – Bloomberg
How to best play the oil rally – and it’s not by buying WTI or Brent – Marketwatch
USD/JPY hits 4-month low, correlation with T-yields breaks down? – fxstreet
Carillion Collapses After U.K. Government Refuses Bailout – Bloomberg
Metals Power Higher as Sickly Dollar Spurs Copper-to-Gold Rally – Bloomberg

Brent crude oil rises to $70 on output cuts, ignores North America rig gains – Reuters
IMF Says China Must Fix Shortcomings to Lead Globalization – Bloomberg
Hong Kong stocks hit new milestone, Nikkei rises despite stronger yen – Marketwatch
Bundesbank Says China’s Yuan to Be Included in Currency Reserves – Bloomberg
Xiaomi mandates Citic Securities, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs for IPO – cnbc
PBOC Injects CNY 398 Bln Yuan via 1-year MLF, Rates unchanged – fxstreet
Who Will Profit Off the Next Crash? – Bloomberg
Yuan Advances to Strongest Level in Two Years, More Gains Seen – Bloomberg
BOJ upgrade is latest sign of Japan recovery – Marketwatch
Sweden’s Worst Housing Slump Since 2008 Is Ripe for Sanity Check – Bloomberg
Carillion crisis: hedge funds rake in tens of millions – guardian

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