Silvia Wadhwa , who many may recall as a "straight forward " thinker / speaker on CNBC , with some food for thought.
Athens irked by suggestion review will be drawn out http://dlvr.it/DD5YXk
As goes the first week, so goes the year? #Germany's Dax drops by 8.3% in 1st week of 2016, worst week since Aug2011
#BREAKING - Cologne police chief relieved of his duties after New Year’s Eve violence http://f24.my/1PT0tiK
MUST READ: #SaudiArabia Hurries to Reinvent Itself for an Era of Low #Oil http://bloom.bg/1kRan7u @business #OPEC
BREAKING: Economy adds 292,000 jobs, unemployment rate unchanged at 5 percent. http://reut.rs/1n7K2Ul
Upward revisions also says this jobs report was a good one. October up to +307 and Nov up to +252
292,000 jobs means we are still on track for the next Fed rate hike
The lower wage gain means no inflation concerns at the Fed. Again suggests the Fed is still on track for the next rate rise.
Greek protesters clash with police in rally against gov plan for pension reform. Rally to be 1st of many, unions say http://www.ekathimerini.com/204877/article/ekathimerini/news/protesters-clash-with-police-in-greek-pension-reform-rally …
Previously Syrians could take a plane or boat from Lebanon to Turkey. Now visas only available to those coming to Turkey by land.
GERMAN INTERIOR MINISTRY: 18 OF 31 SUSPECTS IN COLOGNE NYE ATTACKS ARE ASYLUM SEEKERS
Two arrested over NYE sexual assaults http://bit.ly/1Ro0U6i
Paris prosecutor casts doubt on identity of police station attacker http://f24.my/1OTJ6cm
Fingerprint of Paris attacks fugitive, explosives, found in Brussels flat, says prosecutor http://f24.my/1OTJ97U
.@sigmargabriel: will "examine all possibility under international law to return criminal asylum seekers to their homeland." #Cologne
Sarkozy's popularity collapses: He's even less popular than Socialist Macron among right-wing voters http://bit.ly/1Za3eg4 /via
Timmermans: “We are a long way from being satisfied” with results of EU-Turkey migrant deal http://openeurope.org.uk/daily-shakeup/hungary-signals-willingness-to-find-solution-to-uk-demands-on-access-to-welfare/#section-6 …
How France has changed since January's attack: http://www.thelocal.fr/20160108/how-france-has-changed-since-januarys-attack …
Orban: Hungary would veto sanctions on Poland https://euobserver.com/tickers/131755
Report: Polish public media to sack all employees https://euobserver.com/tickers/131745
The Dutch government plans to campaign for a Yes in an upcoming referendum on the EU-Ukraine free-trade agreement https://euobserver.com/foreign/131752
Dutch PM Rutte: Of “crucial importance” that influx of migrants via Turkey slows down: “There is no time to lose” http://www.wsj.com/articles/eu-far-from-satisfied-with-turkish-migrant-cooperation-1452181354 …
Latest from Amsterdam: Dijsselbloem says it's going to take months to sort out Greece's next bailout payment http://bloom.bg/1mFFKUi
Greece what? China crisis draw all attention. But Greek problems remain. Default probability has risen to almost 55%
Ouch! Swiss National Bank expects annual loss of CHF23bn, loss on FX was CHF20bn, Valuation loss of CHF4bn from Gold
#Switzerland | Dec CPI M/M: -0.2% v -0.3%e; Y/Y: -1.3% v -1.2%e
#Germany | NOV INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION M/M: 0.3% V 0.5%E; Y/Y: 0.1% V 0.5%E
#Germany | Industrial production 3M average -1.0%
#Finland | Nov Industrial Production M/M: -0.5% v -0.8% prior; Y/Y: -1.7% v -0.8%
#France | NOV INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTION M/M: -0.9% V -0.3%E; Y/Y:2.8 % V 3.0%E
Asia / Emerging Nations .....
#Brazil | NOV PPI MANUFACTURING M/M: 0.0% V1.8% PRIOR; Y/Y: 10.4% V 10.9%
Counting the cost: >$1tn wiped off #China stocks. https://next.ft.com/content/347da6c0-fe27-3843-b409-c3dd2754f85f …
Deutsche's Saravelos: #China will no longer tolerate competitive devaluations from the rest of the world.
#China's CSI300 closes up 2% at 3,361.56 points after volatile session. Down 9.9% for the week, worst since Aug2015.
Risk aversion eases on action by Chinese authorities as FX risk barometer AUDJPY highlights.
Nikkei closes down 0.4% at 17697.96 despite #China rebound. Yen weakens as investors become more risk-friendly.
#China stocks up after circuit breaker axed and yuan surprisingly fixed higher. http://reut.rs/1OetVuM
Good Morning. #China calms mkts as Peking ditched circuit breaker mechanism + PBoC raised yuan for 1st time in 9days