Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Wednesday Evening Links

[Bloomberg] Emerging-Market Credit Downgrades Soar to Overtake 2014 Tally

Bloomberg] Fed Pivots Toward December Rate Rise Amid Moderate U.S. Growth

[Reuters] Pressure mounts on Brazilian Congress to impeach president

[Bloomberg] Ackman’s Pershing Square Holdings Loses 15.9% on Valeant

[Bloomberg] Owning Half of Japan's ETF Market Might Not Be Enough for Kuroda

[Reuters] As Obama weighed patrol to counter China, Pentagon urged faster action

[NYT] China Pushes Back Against U.S. Influence in the Seas of East Asia

[Reuters] Erdogan says Turkey may hit U.S.-backed Syrian Kurds to block advance

Wednesday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Fed Considers December Rate Rise, Sees ‘Moderate’ Expansion

[Bloomberg] Bond Yields From Finland to Germany Sink to Records on QE Wagers

[Bloomberg] China Stocks in Hong Kong Drop Most in a Month on Profit Concern

[WSJ] Market Forces Challenge the Fed’s Power Over Rates

[NYT, Appelbaum] Fed Seen as Unlikely to Raise Rates, as Pressures Mount From Both Sides

[Bloomberg] Top 100 CEO Retirement Savings Equals 41% of U.S. Families

[Bloomberg] ECB Officials Haggle Over Fresh Stimulus in Draghi's Aftermath

[Reuters] Draghi's compromise with doves heralds ECB policy easing in December

[Bloomberg] Kuroda's Stimulus Toolkit: Here Are Options for Bank of Japan

[FT] Emerging markets sell-off enters a more dangerous phase

[Bloomberg] China Steel Head Says Demand Slumping at Unprecedented Speed

[Bloomberg] Iron Ore Sinks Below $50 as China Demand Sags, Supply Jumps

[CNBC] Chinese consumer sentiment indicator slumps in October

[Bloomberg] Standard & Poor's Rattles the Hybrid Debt Market

[Bloomberg] U.S. Rivalry With China Heats Up Over Key Asia Shipping Lane