TOP NEWS: Week 02/27 – 03/05

Weekend 03/04 & 03/05

China Cuts Economic Growth Forecast In Annual Report: Here Are The Key Changes – Zerohedge
Deutsche Bank to raise capital, change structure – Reuters
China and Economic Reform: Xi Jinping’s Track Record – nyt
“What Has Kept The Rally Going”: Some Thoughts From Deutsche Bank – Zerohedge
This chart says a selloff is looming as fear stalks the stock market rally -Μarketwatch


Friday 03/03

Business Live – guardian
Live: Advertising giant WPP forecasts slower global growth in 2017, US economy crucial – cnbc

The Fed Is Preparing $1 Trillion In QE For The Next Recession: Deutsche – Zerohedge
Full Text of Fed Chair Yellen’s Executives’ Club of Chicago Remarks – Bloomberg

Deutsche Bank says prepares $8.5 billion capital increase – Reuters

Investors Are Shunning Hedges in the Trump Rally, Goldman Sachs Says – Bloomberg
Setting the Baseline for Trump’s Economy – Bloomberg

Snap Skeptics May Drive $1 Billion of Short Sales Within a Week – Bloomberg
Stocks and bonds view Trump through different filters – Marketwatch
Fed and ECB go their separate ways – Reuters

These Mexican Companies Are Reaping the Rewards of a Weak Peso – Bloomberg

Hedge Fund Titans Face What Comes Next as They Pass Certain Age – Bloomberg

Deutsche Bank shares fall on capital increase repor – Reuters
Dollar Index Is Moving in Sync With Swaps and Has a New Yearly High in Sight – Bloomberg
Wall Street Analysts Throw Up On Snapchat IPO Euphoria – Zerohedge
Bitcoin is extending its lead over gold – businessinsider

California high school makes millions on Snap IPO – cnbc
China’s National People’s Congress kicks off this weekend: Here’s what to watch – cnbc
Banking: Lessons from America – euromoney
LSE Boosts Dividend as Takeover by Deutsche Boerse Crumbles – Bloomberg
China’s $8 Trillion Bond Treasure Spurs Global Funds to Hire – Bloomberg
U.K. Economy May Be Heading for a Slowdown as Services Weaken – Bloomberg

Euro-Area Economy Expands Most Since 2011 as Recovery Broadens – Bloomberg
American bank profits are higher than ever – cnn
German retail sales surprise with 0.8% fall – Marketwatch

Friday Morning Briefing: ‘The atmosphere has become toxic’ – Reuters
Credit Suisse Veteran Says `Very Major’ Currency Moves Over – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
World’s Biggest Pension Fund Posts Record $92 Billion Gain – Bloomberg
China February service sector growth slows to four-month low: Caixin PMI – Reuters
Inflation makes a comeback in Japan – Marketwatch



Thursday 03/02

Global investors buoyed by Trump’s spending pledge – business live – guardian

Dow Dumps Below 21,000 As Fed Hawks Batter Bonds & Bullion – Zerohedge
Who’s Right: Warren Buffett or Larry Fink? – wsj
Stop! This is NOT like the dot-com bubble… it’s much worse, according to this chart – Marketwatch
Bank Of America Sets A Date For The Market’s “Great Fall” – ZeroHedge
Trump’s $1 Trillion Infrastructure Dream Faces the Same Old Nightmares – Bloomberg
Stocks Aren’t Overvalued – Bloomberg
What Trump Is Missing In His $1 Trillion Infrastructure Pitch – fortune
Silver Is Collapsing On Massive Volume – ZeroHedge
The Fed could be on the verge of making a big mistake – businessinsider
Gold books biggest one-day loss of 2017 – Marketwatch
Venice Is The Most Surprising Reason To Skip Snap’s IPO – forbes
Why the Snap IPO Was a $1.1 Billion Disaster for Snapchat – fortune
Snap IPO: High price and big pop mean nothing – Marketwatch
Snap IPO Opens At $24 – Almost Three Times The Size Of Twitter – ZeroHedge – ZeroHedge
How much is Snap worth in IPO? It depends – Marketwatch
Retail Buying Panic: S&P ETF Saw Biggest Inflow In 27 Months Yesterday – ZeroHedge
March Rate Hike Odds Reach 90% – ZeroHedge
Canada Growth Beats U.S. as Oil Nation Emerges From Slump – Bloomberg

The market rally started without Trump, and could continue without him – cnbc

Yield Curve Collapse & The Fed’s “Surprising Economic Strength” – Zerohedge
Why ‘Rich Dad’ author Robert Kiyosaki still thinks the market is about to crash – Marketwatch
Euro-Area Inflation Hits 2 Percent as ECB Debates Policy Stance – Bloomberg

Greece’s Latest Drama Imperils Banks’ Baby Steps Toward Recovery – Bloomberg

World’s Biggest Banks Fined $321 Billion Since Financial Crisis – Bloomberg
Switzerland’s Economy Grows Less Than Expected on Weak Exports – Bloomberg
Global Stock Rally Shifts to Asia After U.S. Highs: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg
Australia’s trade surplus narrowed sharply in January – businessinsider


Wednesday 03/01

US presidential address calms markets ahead of manufacturing figures – business live – guardian

DJIA: Breaking the 1000 – Reuters
Snap is going public at a $24 billion valuation – businessinsider
The fate of Russian stocks hinges on politics and oil – cnbc
Pimco, BlackRock and Mobius’s Predictions for China in 2017 – Bloomberg
New Risks Loom for China Local Debt, This Time in Dollars – Bloomberg
What Booming Markets Are Telling Us About the Global Economy – nyt
Arora Report: “Three-Quarters Of Today’s Market Surge Is From A Massive Short Squeeze” – Zerohedge

Dow Passes 21,000, Dollar Jumps as Rate Hike Looms: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg
Q1 GDP Estimates Tumble: Goldman, Atlanta Fed Cut To 1.8%, JPM At 1.5%, Bank Of America Sees Only 1.3% – Zerohedge

“Manufacturing Is Far From Booming” – PMI Drops Despite Surge In ISM New Orders – Zerohedge
BofA Merrill Lynch just raised its target for the S&P 500 — but not for a good reason – cnbc
Real Personal Spending Crashes Most Since 2009 – Zerohedge
German Inflation Breaks Through 2% for First Time Since 2012 – Bloomberg

Euro-Area Manufacturing Picks Up as Inflation Pressures Build – Bloomberg

German Unemployment Declines as Confidence in Economy Improves – Bloomberg
Fillon Stays in French Election Race, Despite Facing Charges – Bloomberg
Why Japan may finally emerge from its lost decades – Marketwatch
Snap IPO will price today after US stock market close – Reuters

Nikkei rallies on Fed news as investors digest Trump’s speech – Marketwatch
China’s Factory Gauge Strengthens as Producer Prices Rebound – Bloomberg
JAPAN:Manufacturing upturn quickens amid faster increases in output and new business – markit
Here’s what economists are saying about today’s Australian GDP report – businessinsider
‘America First’ comes to Washington in Trump’s first major address to Congress – businessinsider



Tuesday 02/28

Markets await US growth and trade data as Trump boom continues – business live – guardian

March Hike Odds Soar Above 70% After Hawkish Assault From Dudley, Williams – Zerohedge
S&P 500 Could Top 4,000 in Eight Years and It’s Not Because of Trump – Bloomberg
The Dow Streak May Be Finally Over, But In February Everything Was Up – Zerohedge
ADB Says Emerging Asia Infrastructure Needs $26 Trillion by 2030 – Bloomberg
Oil Spikes On OPEC/White House Headlines – Zerohedge

It’s the headquarters, stupid: How politics is poised to sink LSE–Deutsche Börse merger – cnbc

Q1 GDP At Risk As Trade Deficit Balloons Near 9 Year Highs – Zerohedge

India GDP to Slow Less Than Estimated As Cash Returns to Economy – Bloomberg

Brokerage firms headed for an all-out ‘price war,’ analyst says – cnbc
Fidelity Investments Might Have Just Started a Trading Commission Price War – fortune
Millennials Versus the Housing Market – Bloomberg
Bitcoin’s Top Rival Is Up 90% and Ready to Ditch Mining – Bloomberg
Nigeria Economy Contracts in 2016 for First Time in 25 Years – Bloomberg

JPMorgan Software Does in Seconds What Took Lawyers 360,000 Hours – Bloomberg

Target Plunges 12% After Missing Lowest EPS Estimate, Slashing Outlook – Zerohedge
UK and Canada closing the door on millennial home ownership: HSBC study – cnbc
French Inflation Rate Unexpectedly Drops, Ending Months of Gains – Bloomberg

Traders Bet on Europe Stock Volatility Like Never Before: Chart – Bloomberg

One out of four investors expects euro zone to lose a member – survey – Reuters
Saudi Arabia wants oil prices to rise to around $60 in 2017 – sources – Reuters
Biggest Wealth Fund Returns $53 Billion After Trump Rally – Bloomberg
March Hike Suddenly Real for Traders Ahead of Trump Speech – Bloomberg

Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Greece Said to Expect Revised Bailout Proposal for Tuesday Talks – Bloomberg
Asian markets tick up ahead of Trump’s address to Congress – Marketwatch
Japan industrial output unexpectedly falls – Marketwatch



Monday 02/27

Bets on Gold Miner ETFs Show There’s Greed in the Fear Trade – Bloomberg
China Will Rein in Growth, Credit Targets in 2017 Master Plan: Economists – Bloomberg
Goldman warns a sell-off is coming and one of these 3 things may cause it – cnbc
Worker Shortage Drives Japanese Companies Into Child Care – Bloomberg
Trump Seeks “Historic” $54 Billion Increase To Defense Spending – ZeroHedge
Markets are beginning to brace for a March Fed rate hike – cnbc
Former IMF Chief Sent To Jail As Spain Prosecutes 65 Elite Bankers In Enormous Corruption Scandal – ZeroHedge
Dollar See-Saws on Trump Comments – bk
Dallas Fed Soars For 6th Straight Month To 11-Year Highs – ZeroHedge
Infrastructure Stocks Climb as Trump Pledges to Spend ‘Big’ – Bloomberg
India’s State Elections: What to Watch – fp
Risk Bounces After Trump Promises To Start “Spending On Infrastructure Big”, But Warns On Tax Plan – ZeroHedge
Euro-Area Economic Confidence Climbs to Highest Since 2011 – Bloomberg
Key Events In The Coming US – ZeroHedge
Core Durable Goods Orders Tumble Most Since June, Shipments Slump – ZeroHedge

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