TOP NEWS: Week 03/06 – 03/12

Weekend 03/11 & 03/12

Iceland Exits Capital Controls Eight Years After Banking Crash – Bloomberg
What Does OPEC Do Next? – Zerohedge
The 3 Biggest Picture ‘Long-Short’ Trades In The World – Zerohedge
Hedge Funds Covered The Most S&P Shorts Since The Election, Sold Most USDJPY In Three Years – Zerohedge
2016 Debt Binge Produces (Surprise!) 2017 Inflation; Guess What That Means For 2018? – Zerohedge



Friday 03/10

Markets await key US jobs report ahead of Fed rate decision – business live – guardian

Bitcoin super spikes to an all-time high – businessinsider
It’s Not Just America—the Rent Is High Everywhere – Bloomberg

Foreigners Souring on U.S. High-Grade Credit Leave UBS Unfazed – Bloomberg
Loaded With Cash, Brazilians Are Urged to Forget About Austerity – Bloomberg
Crowded Trades Never End Well – The 2.5 Trillion Dollar Bet On Higher Rates – Zerohedge

Crude oil’s plunge could actually be good news for stocks – cnbc

Companies claim largest US onshore oil discovery in 30 years – cnbc

Bond Rout Deepens; South Korea Digests Park Ruling: Markets Wrap – Bloomberg
ECB: No material changes – Rabobank – FXSTREET
ECB: Less dovish than expected – Natixis – FXSTREET


Thursday 03/09

Business Live – guardian

The Fed Has Not Been This Far “Behind The Curve” In 40 Years – Zerohedge
Yield Curve Inverts As Mnuchin Warns Congress Of “Extraordinary Measures” To Avoid Debt Ceiling – Zerohedge

Ultra-High Yield Club Gets a New Member as Barbados Bonds Slump – Bloomberg

Oil’s Prize Fight: The Select Versus The Swarm – Bloomberg
The Last Time Bonds Were This ‘Cheap’ To Stocks, Yields Crashed – Zerohedge
Modi Goal of Cashless India May Be Thwarted as Digital Drops – Bloomberg
Bad News For Wall Street: No Tax Reform Until Fiscal 2018, McConnell Warns – Zerohedge
ECB: Dovish with a hawkish blend – ING – FXSTREET
Draghi’s Blurry Guidance Still Lights the Way to the ECB Exit – Bloomberg
ECB Sees Core Inflation Outpacing Headline Growth in 2019: Chart – Bloomberg

Draghi Says Risks Receding, Just Not Fast Enough to End Stimulus – Bloomberg
Trump reportedly pressures WH to craft infrastructure plan; suggests 90-day deadline for states – businessinsider

ALBERT EDWARDS: The Fed is about to cause a bond market ‘bloodbath’ – businessinsider

Traders are paying ‘extortionate fees’ to short Snapchat – businessinsider

A $2.5 trillion asset manager just put a statue of a defiant girl in front of the Wall Street bull – businessinsider

ECB Said to Plan End to Long-Term Loan Offers to Banks for Now – Bloomberg

French Factory Sentiment Jumps to Highest in Almost Six Years – Bloomberg
US companies say Brexit puts 1.4 million UK jobs and $593 billion of investment at risk – businessinsider
Oil Inches Back From $50 Ledge as U.S. Supply Stymies OPEC Cuts – Bloomberg

Bill Gross says investors should not be ‘allured’ by ‘Trump bull market’ – Reuters
Egypt’s Inflation Surges to 30% But Monthly Price Gains Ease – Bloomberg
Australia has never had so many homes for rent – businessinsider

Myanmar Is Next Vietnam With 10% Growth: British Diplomat – Bloomberg

World’s Top Miner Sees Fading China Stimulus Curbing Iron Ore – Bloomberg
China’s spiralling local government debt still out of control, says outspoken lawmaker – SCMP
China Stock Bulls Turn Wary – Bloomberg
“It Appears China Has Sent The World A Prodigious False Reflation Signal” – Zerohedge
China Factory Prices Extend Surge in February, Lifting Reflation Outlook – Bloomberg
‘Cash On The Sidelines’ Crashes Near Record Lows – Zerohedge



Wednesday 03/08

Business Live – guardian

Crude Is Crashing – Zerohedge
Germans Really, Really Love the Euro – Bloomberg
Hedge funds are bracing for a market selloff – Bloomberg
Whose Banks Are Riskiest: A Surprising Answer From The BIS – Zerohedge
Single Istanbul Brokerage Drives Dramatic Turkish Stock Gains – Bloomberg

Q1 GDP Now Just 1.2% According To Atlanta Fed; Rate Hike Imminent – Zerohedge
US Productivity Growth Slowed Dramatically In Q4 – Zerohedge

US productivity records smallest annual gain since 2011 – ap

US private sector created 298K jobs in Feb. vs. 190K est.: ADP – cnbc

UK economy is slowing down: S&P Global Ratings – cnbc

Germany’s Industrial Output Rebounds Led by Jump in Investment – Bloomberg

China sees first monthly trade deficit in three years – bbc
China Feb USD-denominated trade balance USD -9.15bln vs +USD 25.75bln exp – forexlive
China’s Imports Surge in February, While Exports Miss Estimates – Bloomberg

Japan Is Poised for Its Longest Run of GDP Growth in a Decade – Bloomberg
Five Things You Need to Know to Start Your Day – Bloomberg
Gundlach Predicts `Old School’ Fed Will Do Sequential Hikes – Bloomberg



Tuesday 03/07

Business Live – guardian

May defeated as lawmakers demand power to reject final Brexit terms – Reuters
Calpers Board Set to Vote on Slashing Pension Benefits by 63% – Bloomberg

Hedge Funds Are Bracing for a Market Selloff – Bloomberg
Here’s the one word in Janet Yellen’s speech that the markets should be very worried about – cnbc
US stocks open lower as Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement; biotechs fall – cnbc

Italian Bonds Showing Mounting Signs of Reversal After Rally – Bloomberg

U.S. trade deficit rises to near five-year high – Reuters

Moody’s: Euro area exit risk is very low — Greece aside — but could rise this year – moody’s

Brazil’s recession worst on record – bbc
OECD warns political uncertainty, rate hikes, protectionism could derail global growth – CNBC

Modest pick-up in global growth but risks and vulnerabilities could derail recovery – oecd
China FX Reserves Rise First Time Since June Amid Capital Curbs – Bloomberg

German Factory Orders Slump Most Since 2009 on Investment – Bloomberg

Draghi moving toward his first monetary tightening – Marketwatch
China’s Finance Minister Indicates Room for More Government Debt – Bloomberg

Australia’s central bank keeps rates unchanged – Marketwatch



Monday 03/06

Business Live – guadian

Snap slumps 12 percent, closes at lowest since IPO – Bloomberg
GoPro Shares Fall to Record Low After Goldman, Citi Say Sell – Bloomberg

Reflation Trade Still in Vogue After Stock Gains, JPMorgan Says – Bloomberg

Here’s why long-term investors should prefer dividends over buybacks – businessinsider
Egyptian Expats Sent 20% More Money Home After Pound’s Flotation – Bloomberg
Why Deutsche Bank Is Sliding After Its Massive Equity Offering: Wall Street Analysts Chime In – Zerohedge
ROCKEFELLER CIO: US stocks are clearly near the top, and Europe is set for its own Trump rally – businessinsider
Core Factory Orders Growth Slows To Six-Month Lows – Zerohedge
Greek GDP Revision Shows Slump at Worst in Five Quarters: Chart – Bloomberg
Investors Start Doubting Oil Rally After Failure to Top $55 – Bloomberg
French Bonds Decline as Juppe Stays Out of Presidential Race – Bloomberg
The Complete Preview Of The March 15 Dutch General Election – Zerohedge
After 20 unprofitable years, General Motors to shed European unit Opel in $2.3 billion deal – Marketwatch

Standard Life Confirms It Will Buy Aberdeen Asset Management for $4.7 Billion – Bloomberg
Key Events In The Coming Week: All Eyes On Payrolls – Zerohedge
China’s Credit Target Implies Adding Entire German GDP This Year – Bloomberg
Japan, South Korea markets muted after North Korean missile tests – Marketwatch
North Korea just tested four more ballistic missiles – and three landed in Japanese waters – Marketwatch
China expects slower economic growth of about 6.5% this year – cnn
China’s Li Walks Knife Edge on Growth as ‘Graver’ Risks Loom – Bloomberg

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