Crude Oil up 53% over the past 24 trading days. Only comps: March 2009 and during Iraq invasion of Kuwait in 1990.
Volatility Index is down 45% over the past 5 weeks, the largest 5-week decline in history. $VIX
Dow Average Rises 0.6%, Erases Loss for 2016.
S&P (total return) turns green YTD, now 50% of global equity indices up on the year. Emerging Markets leading...
#Japan | *JAPAN POST REJECTS WORKERS' REQUEST FOR BASE PAY RISE SAYS NEGATIVE INTEREST RATES WAS A FACTOR...poor Ah-bay
#Japan | Foreign investor stock outflow largest on record... Getting out of dawdj
#Libya Chief of Tobruk parliament says does not fear EU sanctions, says parliament should decide new government.
Endgame coming for Rousseff ?
Brazilian judge blocks ex-president Lula da Silva’s appointment as minister http://cort.as/dBEu
Syria's Arabs and Turkmens oppose PYD federation, say they're against giving the country to 'a group of terrorists' http://sabahdai.ly/daeTkf
Sultan not going to be pleased. ..
Europe In Focus ........
Not only no presser tonight, but a lie-in tomorrow! #EUCO
Press corps can't decide whether to celebrate or riot
Look like Turkey's PM will be at the Summit Friday.
EU - Turkey Summit Bullet Train seems about to slide off the rails
No Tusk-Juncker-Davutoglu talks tonight, Davutoglu arriving late and 28 still assessing draft deal. (EU official) #EUCO
Japan received 7,586 refugee applications in 2015, but accepted only 27. (Japan Ministry of Justice)
Eu official: Tusk said he wants to end eu-summit on #refugee deal latest at 11pm today.
REPORT: Flooding brings new horrors: "This doesn’t meet the minimum requirements for life." http://syriadirect.org/news/flooding-brings-new-horrors-to-displaced-%E2%80%98this-doesn%E2%80%99t-meet-the-minimum-requirements-for-life%E2%80%99/ …
Holy heck -what is going on with Austria these days ?
After the urging , which countries actually step up ?
Sweden can't count on other nations to share out refugees: EU http://www.thelocal.se/20160317/sweden-cant-count-on-other-eu-nations-to-share-its-refugees … #EUsummit #Turkey #refugees
The closing of all #Hungary-an refugee camps is clearly not rational, nor humane, since they are full & operate well beyond capacity. 2/3
Greece has much legal, technical work to do if EU reaches refugee deal with Turkey http://dlvr.it/Kppj8Y
Experts from Greek sell-off agency charged http://dlvr.it/KpndXY
Hellenic Sugar asset sale to ease state firm’s debt http://dlvr.it/KpkkLR
Sacrificing Iphigenia: The isolation of Greece and the dark future of Europe http://dlvr.it/KplLFR
ECB lowers Greek banks’ ELA cap http://dlvr.it/Kpkk9z