Markets & Market Moving News...
Asia - September 15, 2016 Items
NIRP.......Land Of The Rising Sun....
Recap: Japan PM Adviser Nakahara: BoJ Should Increase Monetary Base Target To JPY 100 Tln P/A -- FXS
Recap: Japan PM Adviser Hamada: BoJ Has Ample Leeway To Loosen MonPol -- Nikkei
New Zealand Business NZ Manufacturing PMI (Aug): 55.1 (rev prev 55.5)
New Zealand GDP (QoQ) Q2: 0.9% (est 1.1% rev prev 0.9%) -New Zealand GDP (YoY) Q2: 3.6% (est 3.7% rev prev 3.0%)
September 14 , 2016 Items...
Dow industrials, S&P 500 close lower as oil prices fall http://on.mktw.net/2curN85
Stocks Slump To 'Rosengren Lows' As Crude Carnage & China Credit Crunch Continues http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2016-09-14/stocks-slump-rosengren-lows-crude-carnage-china-credit-crunch-continues …
Frontrunning: September 14
Chart: Sep rate hike probability drops to 20% -
Chart: The US continues to import disinflation from China -
Exclusive: Tankers seized in Yemen, risking deeper crisis @Reuters @Gunvor @lukoilengl #OOTT http://www.reuters.com/article/us-yemen-oil-exclusive-idUSKCN11K2BQ …
US Crude oil production rose by 0.035mmbpd to 8.493mmbpd
Distillates +4,619k vs est. +1,500k Gasoline +567k vs est. -1,100k Cushing crude -1,245k
DOE crude inventories draw -559K, Exp. +4000K
Chart: WTI crude; market not too happy with today's EIA report -
Fed going to raise rates in September into this ?
August US Import Prices -0.2% M/M, Exp. -0.1%
US Presidential Race - Health Information Released Today By Both Trump & Clinton
FYI - Health information pertaining to HRC. H/T @youngdovefarm
Full review of systems covered...
Oh my: New polls show Trump leading in Nevada and … Colorado
Originally , there were 23 ObamaCare Co-ops. 17 have bit the dust. How long before remainder fold up their tents ?
Clinton aide: Next week Clinton will meet with Egyptian President Sisi and Ukrainian President Poroshenko.
Trump leads Clinton 48 % to 43 % among likely voters in a two-way contest & 44 % to 39 % w/ 3rd P candidates.
Around The Horn - Europe .....
Not a shocker...this was quite likely if EU -Turkey Deal faltered.
European Union needs military HQ and to work towards a common military force, Commission President Juncker told MEPs in Strasbourg
Someone else will block. UK provided "convenient alibi", as Mogherini herself acknowledged.
Actually , the retort from Hungary ( made by Hungary's Foreign Minister ) , well worth the read !
France wants UK-EU exit talks "to begin between now and the end of the year, or early next year", says gov't spokesman Stéphane Le Foll.
Juncker ( in his view) wants to position the EU to have a seat at the adult table where decisions are made..
Hahaha ! Stated even as Juncker announces plans for EU military HQ !
Manfred Weber said CSU would present its own candidate for the presidential race in January 2017 to replace Schulz.
#Libya President Tobruk parliament promotes army commander Khalifa Haftar following capture strategic oil pots.
File under " The best-plans of mice and men often go awry." Adaptation from line w/i Robert Burns "To A Mouse."
Most important and practical statement to date re oil terminals development by 1st/2nd HoR deputies http://www.alwasat.ly/ar/news/libya/117699/?articleid=117699 … #Libya
Mustafa Sanalla & Nagi Magribi (East/West NOC chiefs) meet next week to complete unification http://alwasat.ly/ar/news/libya/117684/ …
Ah , the bigger picture from the events of the past handful of days , is coming into view.
#Libya's NOC takeover oil terminals without any conditions (such as payments etc) & HoR happy with exports inline with UNSC 2259. #OOTT
US State Dept. says Syria cease-fire agreement is holding, despite sporadic violence, and US and Russia have agreed to 48-hour extension
Reports: #Assad regime & FSA forces will begin withdrawing personnel & weaponry from Castello Rd area, from tomorrow. #Syria #Aleppo
General Votel: we will be deliberate and specific w/ our requirements as/if we move forward w/Russia in #Syria
Encouraging report on #Syria ceasefire in Homs air strikes stopped https://twitter.com/rafsanchez/status/776066724072488961 … https://twitter.com/rafsanchez/status/776066985360814080 …
Russia wants transparency to avoid mistakes in interpretation. ...
Odds & Ends.....
Meet the likely successor of Islamic State’s Baghdadi http://www.al-monitor.com/pulse/originals/2016/09/turki-binali-bahrain-islamic-state-successor-baghdadi.html?utm_source=dlvr.it&utm_medium=twitter …
Amazed the country hasn't entered full bore revolt against Maduro...must eggs reach $250 or $500 per dozen ?
So-reading between lines , are Saudis still threatening to sell US assets + implied threat of "extremism" for US ?
Wells Fargo being fined $185,000,000; in comparison, outgoing executive will reportedly get $125,000,000.
So June 2015 #HDP Diyarbakir rally attack (4 killed, 210 injured),was by #AlQaeda/#AlNusra, not #ISIS? -Police probe http://www.hurriyetdailynews.com/Default.aspx?utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=police-reveal-turkish-codes-used-by-al-qaeda-militants-in-turkey--.aspx&utm_term=post&pageID=238&nID=103885&NewsCatID=341 …
ISIS 'chemical bomb factory' destroyed in US-led attack in Iraq http://ow.ly/pxTv304cwXA
Good to read this...
Philippines Plans 35% Income Tax Rate for Rich People: Bulletin
Abe Adviser Nakahara: BOJ policy confusing, lacks transparency - TNS