Friday, March 17, 2017

Friday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street edges lower as financial stocks drag

[Bloomberg] Consumer Sentiment in U.S. Rises as Household Finances Improve

[Bloomberg] Fed's Kashkari Explains Dissent, Urges Balance-Sheet Plan

[Bloomberg] More Hedge Funds Shut Last Year Than Any Time Since the 2008 Crisis

[CNBC] China lashes out as South Korea puts an American anti-missile system in place

[WSJ] Global Bonds: Risking a Rude Central-Bank Awakening

[WSJ] Rising U.S. Rates Could Mean Hard Fall for Some Currencies

[FT, Tett] A blind spot masks the danger signs in finance

Friday's News Links

[Bloomberg] Emerging Stocks Climb Even as Global Rally Eases: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Manufacturing Production in U.S. Rises for Sixth Straight Month

[Bloomberg] Mnuchin May Soften Brazen U.S. Trade Talk in His G-20 Debut

[Bloomberg] Job Surge Fuels Bidding Wars for Record-Low Supply of U.S. Homes

[Reuters] Investors pull most cash from U.S. junk bond funds since 2014

[Bloomberg] 'Anonymous' Joins Hacker Army Targeting Central Banks for Cash

[Reuters] ECB to decide later whether to raise rates or end QE first: Nowotny

[WSJ] As Easy-Money Era Winds Down, Investors Bet on Growth

[WSJ] Trump Budget Likely to See Major Rewrite in Congress

[FT] Junk bond funds see biggest outflows since late 2014

[Bloomberg] Tillerson Doesn't Rule Out Preemptive Strike on North Korea

[Reuters] U.S. policy of 'strategic patience' with North Korea over: Tillerson