TOP NEWS: Week 01/16 – 01/22

Weekend 01/21 & 01/22

Two million protest against Trump’s inauguration worldwide – guardian
Trump is officially making an economic promise that will be nearly impossible to keep – businessinsider
OPEC Praises Production Cuts, Reveals No Penalties For Violators As Deal Skepticism Rises – Zerohedge
How Trump’s proposals may affect every income tax bracket – cnbc
German Press: “That Was No Presidential Speech; That Was A Declaration Of War” – Zerohedge
Visualizing The Global War On Cash – Zerohedge


Friday 01/20

Business Live – guardian

Any country leaving euro zone must settle bill first: ECB’s Draghi – Reuters
Trump’s infrastructure plan probably won’t provide a big boost to metals – businessinsider
Copper market focus shifts back to unpredictable supply: Andy Home – Reuters

The stock market is booming, but Trump can’t take all the credit – businessinsider
Share buybacks will continue posing a risk to bondholders in 2017 – Marketwatch

How the ‘Trump rally’ stacks up to other postelection stock-market gains – Marketwatch

U.K. Retail Sales Fall Most Since 2012 as Inflation Takes Hold – Bloomberg

Trump China Trash Talk Risks Collateral Damage to Global Economy – Bloomberg
Vietnam Stocks Could Hit a 10-Year High in 2017: Analysts – Bloomberg
George Soros: Theresa May won’t last and Donald Trump is ‘would-be dictator’ – guardian
Italy presents the European Union’s new bank-rescue rules with their first big test – economist

GOLDMAN SACHS: South Korea and China will be biggest losers from Trump’s proposed trade policies – businessinsider

North Asia will be hit the hardest from Trump’s trade barriers: Goldman Sachs – cnbc
China Ends Year of Stabilization on High as Consumers Spend – Bloomberg
China’s industrial output expands 6 pct in 2016 – xinhuanet
Yellen Backs Gradual Rate Rises as Fed Not Behind the Curve – Bloomberg



Thursday 01/19

Business Live – guardian

A New Deputy Joins India’s Central Bank Turmoil – Bloomberg
Shopping mall sells for just $100 – businessinsider

Draghi Urges German Patience on Inflation as Euro Area Recovers – Bloomberg

ECB Keeps Stimulus on High Even as Economy Picks Up – Bloomberg
China’s capital outflow pressure eased: SAFE – peoplecn

GOLDMAN SACHS: The bond market is wrong, and stocks are going to move higher – businessinsider

Don’t Assume Canada Will Rally With U.S., Poloz Warns Investors – Bloomberg

OPEC output cuts under scrutiny as market tightens: IEA – Reuters

ndia has 15-20 years of secular growth left, we are extremely bullish: Sandeep Naik, General Atlantic – economictimes
How Deutsche Bank Made −€367 Million Disappear – Bloomberg

Fund Managers Burned by Last Commodity Slump Want Back In – Bloomberg
2016 was a record-breaking year for global car sales, and it was almost entirely driven by China – businessinsider
Bond Guru Who Called Last Bear Market 40 Years Ago Says Go Long – Bloomberg

Automation killed 17,000 roles at a huge tech and services firm — but no one actually lost their job – businessinsider
Australian Unemployment Rate Climbs as More Join Search for Work – Bloomberg



Wednesday 01/18

Business Live – guardian

Philippine Peso Rated Asia’s Most Resilient Currency for 2017 – Bloomberg
YELLEN: The Fed is close to its goals and expects to hike rates ‘a few’ times this year – businessinsider

El-Erian Says Yellen Remarks More Dovish Than He Was Expecting – Bloomberg

Fed’s Yellen says she expects rates to rise ‘a few times a year’ until end of 2019 – Marketwatch

Beige Book Notes Minimum Wage Increases, Warns Of Building Margin Pressures – Zerohedge
Dimon Says Euro Zone May Not Survive If Concerns Are Ignored – Bloomberg
Loonie Plunges As Canadian Central Bank Warns “Rate Cuts Remain On The Table” – Zerohedge
Schedule of events for Trump’s inauguration – afp
Chinese Province Admits It Fabricated Economic Data For Three Years – Zerohedge
US Manufacturing Output Stagnates For 14th Straight Month (Despite Surging Surveys) – Zerohedge
Highest Rent Inflation Since 2007 Sends Core CPI Above Fed’s Target For 14th Consecutive Month – Zerohedge
Consumer Prices in U.S. Rise for Fifth Month on Shelter, Gas – Bloomberg
USD/JPY: How correction will be over – Deutsche Bank – FXSTREET
Full interview with Blackstone CEO Steve Schwarzman on what Trump means for the economy – cnbc

Citigroup Trading Revenue Climbs 31% as Profit Beats Estimates – Bloomberg
RBI has pumped in 9.2 trillion rupees of new notes – source – Reuters

Goldman Sachs Earnings Climb as Trading Outpaces Expectations – Bloomberg
Inflation picks up across the eurozone – Marketwatch

U.K. Employment Steady, Wages Pick Up in Resilient Labor Market – Bloomberg

Wall Street is witnessing a ‘third wave of computerization’ – businessinsider

JPY: US rate moves dominate for now – Nomura – fxstreet
Robots are evolving so quickly that the big concern may be how much we don’t know about AI – businessinsider

Kenyan Stocks, World’s Worst This Year, Set to Fall Further – Bloomberg
German Jobless Mystery Explained as Refugees Hide in Statistics – Bloomberg
Goldman Sachs says global reflation is ‘an illusion’ – businessinsider
China’s Central Bank Pumps Out a Record $60 Billion Before Holidays – Bloomberg

Theresa May’s 12-point Brexit plan explained – businessinsider




Tuesday 01/17

Business Live – guardian
Live: Theresa May confirms UK will leave the EU single market; wants ‘phased Brexit’ – cnbc

The World’s Most Expensive Stocks Cost More Than $2 Million a Share – Bloomberg
Rising U.S. shale-oil output threatens OPEC’s production pact – Marketwatch

Macron momentum threatens French election frontrunners – Reuters
Sterling on course for best day since 2008 after May speech – Reuters
Prime minister Theresa May: UK government will put new Brexit agreement to parliamentary vote – cnbc

Morgan Stanley beats profit and revenue estimates – Marketwatch

BAT agrees to buy Reynolds for $49 billion – Reuters
Deutsche Bank’s CEO says technology will be key to banking in the next five years – cnbc

German economic sentiment rises in January: ZEW – Marketwatch
UK inflation rate jumps to 1.6% – bbc
China’s Oil Collapse Is Unintentionally Helping OPEC – Bloomberg
Gold and Yen Extend Rallies on EU, Trump Concerns: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg

France is the least-trusted country in the world: Edelman survey – cnbc

DEUTSCHE BANK: A key moment for the ‘Trump trade’ is now upon us – businessinsider
Dollar Tumbles After Trump Calls Currency “Too Strong”, Slams Border-Adjustment Tax – Zerohedge




Monday 01/16

Business Live – guardian

IMF upgrades China growth estimate on stimulus, downgrades India after cash crunch – Reuters
IMF Assumes Only a Modest U.S. Boost From Trump Stimulus for Now – Bloomberg
Italy will be the next big problem in Europe – businessinsider

hina’s Found a New Way to Pump Record Credit Without the Side Effects – Bloomberg
India central bank relaxes cash withdrawal limit with immediate effect – Reuters
Mozambique to Miss Coupon Payment on Eurobond, Ministry Says – Bloomberg

As OPEC Acts on New Year’s Resolution, U.S. Shale Pumps Away – Bloomberg

Yuan Top Forecaster Sees No End to Losses as China Economy Slows – Bloomberg
Trump calls corporate tax border adjustment ‘too complicated’: WSJ – Reuters
Draghi Seen Staying Strong on QE With Faster Inflation No Bar – Bloomberg

JPMorgan Upgrades Indonesia, Lifting Call That Riled Jakarta – Bloomberg

DEUTSCHE BANK: The risk of a full-blown trade war between the US and China is rising – businessinsider
Saudi Plans for Early End to OPEC Pact Risk Leaving Job Undone – Bloomberg
Saudi energy minister: unlikely to extend producers’ agreement – Reuters
Luxottica and Essilor agree 46 billion euro merger to create eyewear giant – Reuters

Emerging Assets Retreat as Brexit, Trump Spur Flight to Safety – Bloomberg

USD/JPY: How correction will be over – Deutsche Bank – fxstreet

Capital flows into bonds are increasing again – businessinsider

Chinese commodity futures are exploding higher as iron ore goes limit up – businessinsider

Donald Trump’s first UK post-election interview: Brexit a ‘great thing’ – guardian
Fitch puts Australian banks on negative watch – businessinsider
In Stunning Pair Of Interviews, Trump Slams NATO And EU, Threatens BMW With Tax; Prepared To “Cut Ties” With Merkel – Zerohedge
China’s economy is at the mercy of a force completely beyond its control – businessinsider
China Shares Head for Longest Losing Streak Since August 2015 – Bloomberg

Japanese machinery orders fall more than expected – Marketwatch
Key Events In The Coming Week: Trump Inauguration, Davos, Theresa May, ECB, China GDP – Zerohedge
Sterling Options Signal More Turmoil as May Speech, Ruling Loom – Bloomberg

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