TOP NEWS: Week 10/16 – 10/22

Weekend 10/21 & 10/22

China’s Government Is Expected To Buy 24% Of All Residential Real Estate For Sale In 2017 – Zerohedge
This Little Known Malaysian Stock Has Surged 400% – Bloomberg
Why Bond Traders Have Never Been More Confused: “The Rates Market Is Sending Diametrically Opposite Messages” – Zerohedge
Czech election winner ANO to talk to current partners first on new government – Reuters
Madrid to impose direct rule in Catalonia to quash independence bid – Reuters
Bank Of America: “This Could Send The Nasdaq To 10,000” – Zerohedge



Friday 10/20

Business Live – guardian

Institutions Are Selling To Retail Investors At An Unprecedented Pace – Zerohedge
GE Cuts 2017 Profit Forecast as New CEO Battles Deepening Slump – Bloomberg

ECB should decide next week to take foot off gas on QE: Nowotny – Reuters
Retail Drop, Subdued Inflation Put Bank of Canada Rates on Hold – Bloomberg
Spain to suspend Catalonia’s autonomy in response to independence threat – Reuters

Debt, old age, stagnation: Japan’s economy faces huge challenges – cnn
Japanese Stocks Take Election Outcomes in Their Stride – Bloomberg
Oil rises on tighter fundamentals, but China warning holds back market – Reuters
Betrayed by Banks, 40,000 Businesses Are in Limbo – Bloomberg
Pollution linked to one in six deaths worldwide – and threatens ‘survival of human societies’ – cnbc
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Catalan Separatists Ask Supporters to Pull Money From Banks – Bloomberg
After New Zealand Victory, Ardern Must Win Over Economists – Bloomberg
New Zealand has a new coalition government – here’s what it may do to the economy – businessinsider
EUR/USD drops 0.30 percent as the yield differential widens – fxstreet
U.S. Senate Adopts Budget, Giving Momentum to Trump’s Tax-Cut Plans – Bloomberg



Thursday 10/19

Chinese growth slows, but on track to beat targets – business live – guardian

Bond yields fall suddenly on report Powell in lead to be Fed chief – cnbc
Hedge-fund assets hit record, even as fund closures continue to outpace launches – Marketwatch
Tech Rout Drags Down Emerging Markets Along With Everyone Else – Bloomberg
Lesson from the 1987 stock market crash: Never doubt American resiliency – yahoofinance

Nikkei index hits longest winning streak in 29 years – nikkei
Spain: The game is not yet over for Catalonia’s crisis – Natixis – fxstreet

Goldman downgrades Nike due to ‘excess inventory’ at retailers; shares fall – cnbc
The World’s Largest ICO Is Imploding After Just 3 Months – Zerohedge

Special Report: Backroom battle imperils $230 million cryptocurrency venture – Reuters
ECB preparing markets for an announcement about its QE – SocGen – fxstreet
China’s central bank just warned of a sudden collapse in asset prices – cnbc
Spain to trigger direct rule on Catalonia over independence bid – cnn
Emerging-Market ETFs Vulnerable to Fed Policy Changes – Bloomberg
Could the 1987 stock market crash happen again? – Reuters
Stocks Pause as Catalan Deadline Looms; Kiwi Sinks: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg
The world’s largest oil trader sees Brent plunging to $45 in 2018 – Marketwatch
China’s Giant Ball of Money May Be Headed Back to Stocks – Bloomberg
China’s Economic Growth Remains Intact as Party Leaders Meet – Bloomberg
Australian Jobless Rate Unexpectedly Drops on East-Coast Hiring – Bloomberg
Japan’s Trade Recovery Powers Ahead With Strong September Growth – Bloomberg



Wednesday 10/18

Business Live – guardian

Corporate Bond ETFs Get Inflows, Treasury ETFs Get Cold Shoulder – Bloomberg
Bitcoin Just Had Its Biggest Drop in a Month – Bloomberg
This map shows how many years could be added to you life – if the air you breathe was less polluted – wef
Turns Out It’ll Be Congress’s Fault If the Stock Market Crashes – Bloomberg

Soros-Backed Hedge Fund Beats Peers With 23% Return – Bloomberg
Here’s How a No-Deal Brexit Could Create Chaos in Your Daily Life – Bloomberg

Wall Street Sees Goldilocks, So Beware Bears – Bloomberg
Bitcoin Biggest Dip in a Month Still Isn’t Very Big – Bloomberg
Catalonia Yield Premium Shrinks Before Thursday Deadline: Chart – Bloomberg
U.K. Jobless Rate Stays at 42-Year Low Amid Strong Labor Demand – Bloomberg
How Do You Put a Price on Investment Research? – Bloomberg
ECB Bond Program Survives Another Challenge at German Court – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
19th Party Congress: 7 key themes from President Xi Jinping’s work report – straitstimes
Xi Skips Old Growth Pledge as China Seeks Quality, Not Quantity – Bloomberg
Xi Jinping makes big promises for China’s economic future – cnbc
China’s Qudian is about to go public and it could be the largest Chinese listing in the US this year – cnbc



Tuesday 10/17

Business Live – guardian

IBM Expects Sales to Grow for the First Time in Five Years – Bloomberg
Intel recruits Facebook in AI battle with Nvidia – Marketwatch
The death of the gas-powered car, in one chart – Marketwatch
US industrial output picks up in September – Reuters
US import prices rose 0.7% in Sept, vs 0.6% increase expected – Reuters
Goldman sees US-Iran tensions presenting long-term threat to global oil supply – cnbc
China’s Most Influential Leader Since Mao Is Expected to Play It Safe – Bloomberg
Goldman Sachs earnings: $5.02 a share, vs $4.17 EPS expected – cnbc
Carney Confirms Rate Hike Is Near as BOE Heads for ‘Tipping Point’ – Bloomberg
Here’s one key factor that amplified the 1987 stock-market crash – marketwatch
Morgan Stanley earnings: 93 cents a share, vs 81 cents EPS expected – cnbc
U.K. Inflation Climbs to 5 1/2-Year High on Food, Transport – Bloomberg
German Investor Optimism Gains as Economy and Stocks Power Ahead – Bloomberg
Moody’s say negative outlook on Italian banking system reflects continued fragility of balance sheets – FOREXLIVE
Bank of America / Merrill Lynch: ECB – less for longer and low for long – FOREXLIVE
HSBC say ECB to slow purchases to EUR40bn/month for an additional 6months – FOREXLIVE
China Has Only Taken Baby Steps to Cut Leverage, S&P Global Says – Bloomberg
The ECB Has Bought €1.9 Trillion In Bonds: Here Is Who Sold And What They Did With The Money – Zerohedge



Monday 10/16

World markets climb, oil jumps on Iraq tensions – business live – guardian

“This Is The Catalyst For Everything”: Deutsche Sees Only Two More Rate Hikes Before The Fed Loses Control – Zerohedge
Trudeau Reduces Canada’s Small Business Tax Rate Amid Uproar – Bloomberg
Netflix Hits New Record High After Smashing Subscriber Expectations, Unveils $17 Billion In Content Commitments – Zerohedge
Richard Sylla: 70% to 80% Chance of Another Global Financial Crisis – Peter Diekmeyer – sprottmoney
A ‘Crazy’ Stock Market Is Punishing Sellers – Bloomberg
One easy explanation for Fed Chair Yellen’s low-inflation ‘surprise’ is staring her in the face – businessinsider

Empire State index jumps to three-year high in October – marketwatch
Strategist Jim Paulsen: The economy may soon lose its power to boost stocks – cnbc
London’s Stock of Unsold Homes Under Construction at Record High – Bloomberg

Shorts of Volatility Futures Set a New Record – Bloomberg
Oil headed to $10? China may be in the driver’s seat – marketwatch
Palladium Tops $1,000 for First Time Since 2001 – Bloomberg

China Plots What’s Next as Influence on Global Markets Grows – Bloomberg
China’s Communist Party is holding its most important meeting in years: Here’s what you need to know – cnbc

Puigdemont Defends Catalan Claim to Independence – Bloomberg

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

Oil prices could see prolonged rally on Iraqi and Kurdish tensions, expert says – cnbc
China’s Factory Inflation Rebounds Amid Capacity Cuts – Bloomberg
Some ECB Members Identify 2.5 Trillion-Euro QE Limit – Bloomberg
Russia Plans ‘CryptoRuble’ Cryptocurrency: ‘If We Don’t Do it, Europe Will’ – newsweek

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