TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 02/05 – 02/11

Weekend 02/10 & 02/11

When Will It End? Bloodied Traders Seeking Clues – Bloomberg
“The World Just Turned Upside Down”: An Unexpected Consequence Of Last Week’s Selloff – Zerohedge
Eight signals to watch that the U.S. stock rout is over – Reuters
Traders Now Record Short Bonds After Biggest VIX Futures Liquidation Ever – Zerohedge
BofA’s ‘Critical Stress Signal’ Was Just Triggered: “This Is Where Central Banks Step In” – Zerohedge


Friday 02/09

Business Live – guardian

Moody’s Threatens US Downgrade Due To Soaring Debt, “Fiscal Deterioration” – Zerohedge
China Banks’ Stealth Meltdown – Bloomberg
“Worst Case” Confirmed: Biggest Weekly Equity Fund Outflow In History  – Zerohedge
Bond Traders Have Gone From Hoping for Volatility to Worrying About It – Bloomberg

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg

Asia hit by Wall St’s tumble, China stock indexes lose 6 percent – Reuters

China’s Inflation Is Easing as Global Markets Fear Price Gains – Bloomberg



Thursday 02/08

Business live – guardian

“Worst Case” Confirmed: Biggest Weekly Fund Outflow In History – Zerohedge
Inflation Alert: The Velocity Of Money Has Finally Bottomed – Zerohedge
Pound Soars After Hawkish BOE Warns Rate Hikes May Be “Somewhat Earlier And By Greater Extent” – Zerohedge
Oil drops to 6-week low on rising U.S. production, inventories – Marketwatch
Greek 7Y Bond Issue Oversubscribed; Prices At Reduced 3.50% Yield – Zerohedge
Fed is likely to continue raising rates: Kaplan – Reuters
10Y Yield Spikes Back To Stock-Spooking Levels – Zerohedge
Yields Speak Louder Than Ratings for Emerging-Market Investors – Bloomberg
China’s Yuan Plunges Most Since Aftermath of Devaluation in 2015 – Bloomberg

China Exports Hold Up as Commodities, Base Effects Boost Imports – Bloomberg



Wednesday 02/07

European shares rebound but stock markets remain edgy – business live – guardian
Europe Stocks Gain as U.S. Futures Drop; Oil Slips: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

New Zealand’s RBNZ leaves rates on hold – Marketwatch
Good Is Bad, Bad Is Good and Trump Is Miffed at Stock Traders  – Bloomberg
Equity Volatility Encourages Forex Liquidation Not Consolidation – bk
The Stock Market Is Worried About Inflation. Should It Be? – nyt
The ‘Freight Train’ to Higher Yields Won’t Be Derailed So Easily  – Bloomberg
Bond Yields Jump After Ugly 10Y Auction  – Zerohedge
Wells Fargo Says the Worst Is Over for Stocks – Bloomberg
Daily: Market meltdown post-mortem and some comments on wage growth – creditwritedowns
Wall Street Sours on Cboe Following Collapse of VIX-Linked Funds – Bloomberg
Inside Wall Street’s $8 Billion VIX Time Bomb – Bloomberg

Strategists still see year-end gains in U.S. stocks despite selloff – Reuters

With Yellen Out of the Picture, Get Ready for Trump vs. Powell – Bloomberg
Moody’s Warns That Deutsche Bank Balance Sheet Cleanup Is Just Getting Started – valuewalk
Deutsche Bank Tumbles To 2016 Lows Amid Reports Of HNA Technical Default – Zerohedge
Bitcoin May Evolve Into What Everyone Fears, Mathematicians Say – Bloomberg
T-Bill Yields in Egypt Haven’t Been This Low Since the Float – Bloomberg
World’s Largest ETF Hit by Biggest Four-Day Outflow on Record – Bloomberg
Black Monday for VIX ETPs leaves retail players smarting – Reuters
Germany’s Coalition Is Italy’s Salvation – Bloomberg
Precious Metals: The dollar giveth, the dollar taketh away – ING
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Danske Daily – 7 February 2018 – danske
Wall Street FX Strategists Hit Reset After Euro Calls Fall Short – Bloomberg
Europe’s Biggest Asset Manager Says It’s Too Early to Buy Stocks – Bloomberg
German industrial output slips; outlook promising – Marketwatch
An unlikely class of investors is riding the Indian stock market – cnbc
Get Ready for Most Cryptocurrencies to Hit Zero, Goldman Says – Bloomberg
Yuan Nears Strongest Level Since 2015 Devaluation – Bloomberg
CHARTS: Here’s a timely reminder of the anatomy of really huge market crashes – businessinsider
The galaxy’s fastest car: Elon Musk releases stunning real-time video of Tesla Roadster and its passenger zooming through space – dailymail



Tuesday 02/06 – VIX Above 50

Business Live – guardian

Goldman Says It’s Time to Buy, Look Past Technical Correction – Bloomberg
An Inventor of the VIX: ‘I Don’t Know Why These Products Exist’ – Bloomberg
First Volmageddon Casualties Emerge: One Hedge Fund Down As Much As 65%  – Zerohedge
FX Bulls Win the Battle but Danger Lies Ahead – bk
Interactive Brokers CEO Peterffy says the ‘short volatility’ trade is akin to what caused the ’87 crash – cnbc
Volatility Of Volatility Hits All Time High – Zerohedge
Carl Icahn says there’s a dangerous bubble in the hottest investment products on the market – businessinsider
Here Is What Was Behind The “Largest VIX Buy Order In History” – Zerohedge

U.S. trade deficit in Trump’s first year soars to 9-year high of $566 billion – Marketwatch
Market Volatility Has Gone Through the Roof. Here’s Why That Matters – Bloomberg
Credit Suisse says it will end trading in the volatility security that’s become the focus of this sell-off – cnbc

Credit Suisse Says It Saw No Losses From VIX-Linked Securities – Bloomberg

Commodities Dragged Into Global Selloff as Oil to Copper Get Hit – Bloomberg
Greece delays bond sale as markets reel – ft
European shares hit six-month low as sell-off deepens, volatility spikes – Reuters
The stock market is plunging: Here’s what advisers say you should do – Marketwatch
Bitcoin Breaches $6,000 as Cryptocurrency Exodus Accelerates – Bloomberg
Goldman Is Warning of More Pain Ahead. Don’t Listen – Bloomberg
What on Earth Happened to Stocks? Here’s Where to Cast the Blame – Bloomberg
Nikkei tumbles nearly 5% as Asia stocks carry on with global selloff – Marketwatch
Gold investment demand down 23% in 2017: report – Marketwatch
Here’s what economists are saying about today’s RBA interest rate decision – businessinsider
Australian Wages and Rates Aren’t Going Anywhere, Lowe Signals – Bloomberg
Here are 3 theories about why stocks are puking, and what they mean for the economy – businessinsider



Monday 02/05 – VIX above 25 35

Live Now: U.S. Stocks Plunge Heading Into Market Close  – Bloomberg
Stock markets slide as global sell-off deepens – business live – guardian

Bonds turn back into safe haven as stocks plummet –  cnbc
Robo-Adviser Websites Crashed, Cutting Clients Off From Accounts – Bloomberg

Credit Traders Are Hedging Like Mad Amid the Stock-Market Plunge – Bloomberg

“This Is It”: Traders Panic As XIV Disintegrates After The Close – Zerohedge

Instant View: U.S. stock market crumbles, Dow erases 2018 gains – Reuters

Dow’s nearly 1,600 point plunge marks its biggest one-day point drop ever – cnbc

Energy stocks lead the sell-off, heading for worst 2-day performance in 2½ years – cnbc
Stock market loses more than $1 trillion in value in February – cnbc
The Market Is Crashing: Is the Boogeyman Risk Parity or CTAs?  – Zerohedge
Wall Street’s ‘fear gauge’ breaks above 20 for first time since around Trump election – Marketwatch
ECB’s Draghi Warns of ‘New Headwinds’ From a Rising Euro – wsj
Draghi warns on difficulty of striking Brexit transition deal – ft
Dear Jay: High-Powered Advice for the Incoming Fed Chairman – Bloomberg
Greece to launch 7-year bond “in the near future” – bourse filing – Reuters
European Bonds Aren’t Scared, They Have Mario Draghi – Bloomberg
Bitcoin cash falls below $1,000 for first time since November – businessinsider
The 10-Year Yield’s at 2.85%!? That’s Just a Flesh Wound – Bloomberg
Global Rout Takes Hold of Junk-Bond and Emerging-Market Funds – Bloomberg
Blackstone’s Tony James Sees Market Correction of 10% to 20% – Bloomberg
DoubleLine’s Jeffrey Gundlach: ‘Hard to love bonds at even 3 percent’ yield – Reuters
Wells Fargo stock tumbles after harsh penalty from Fed – CNN
Will There Be a Powell Put? Investors May Not Know for Weeks – Bloomberg
The next government shutdown deadline is 3 days away – and it doesn’t look promising – businessinsider
Cryptocurrencies Drop With Risk Assets as Stock Rout Endures – Bloomberg
Era of trillion-dollar budget deficits is making a comeback – ap
Commentary: “The biggest short”, as speculators re-rate U.S. rates outlook – Reuters
UBS Says Now’s Not The Time to Sell Stocks If Bond Yields Behave – Bloomberg
Eurozone economic growth nears 12-year high in January – markit
German Service sector activity growth hits highest in nearly 7 years – markit
This Is How the Stock Rout Hit Asia, Erasing Nikkei’s 2018 Gains – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Market movers for the week ahead – Rabobank – fxstreet
Global Equity Slump Deepens as Rate Fears Grow: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg
Key Events In The Coming Week: New Fed Chair, BOE, RBA And Brexit – Zerohedge
China’s January service sector expansion nears six-year high: private survey – xinhuanet
Global Smart Phone Sales Suffer Biggest-Ever Quarterly Drop – Zerohedge

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