Monday, September 19, 2016

Economic News , Data & Views..... September 19 , 2016......Quick Hits For Monday - 1 Markets : US , Europe & Asia Stocks Markets Updates ; Interest Rate Items Prior To Wednesday's FOMC Decision ; High Grade Corporate Bond Issuance Hits 3rd Q Record & ECB Buying Binge On Corporate Bonds ; Gasoline Prices Rising - Could Colonial Pipeline Related Impacts Or Price Gouging ; Odds & Ends . 2. Around The Horn For Europe - Greece , Refugee Crisis , Post Bratislava Fallout From Renzi , Merkel Dealing With Berlin Election Setback , Deutsche Bank Still In Cross-hairs & Shares Fall Again . 3 Syria Items De Jour - Humanitarian Convoy Hit In Aleppo By SAA Allegedly. 4. Libya In Focus - Oil , LNA Field Marshall Haftar Explains Why He Won't Meet With UN Envoy Kobler , State Of Play On The Battlefields. 5. US Terror Events & Politics




Markets & Market Moving News....


















Frontrunning: September 19









ECB goes on corp bond buying spree: bought €2.65BN in bonds in week ended Sept 16, new total is now €25.55BN









US HIGH-GRADE CORPORATE BOND ISSUANCE LOGS BUSIEST THIRD QUARTER ON RECORD: IFR DATA










Libor hits 7-year-plus peak before Fed meeting









ICAP: "The Window Of Opportunity For A Fed Rate Hike Has Closed"











GUNDLACH SAYS FED WON’T RAISE INTEREST RATES THIS WEEK: RTRS








"Panic Gasoline Buying" In Southeast Leads To "Massive Car Lines", Gas Shortages, Price Gouging








ALA. RETAIL GASOLINE PRICES 20C HIGHER THAN LAST WK, GOV. SAYS








troubles: RBOB gasoline 1-2 month spread narrowing today, the first time in a week










THIS - "The only big short out there is when the world loses confidence in QE." Boom.......










Around The Horn For Europe....









AFP: Greek police source says "between 3,000 and 4,000" migrants have fled the camp on after setting fire to the facility










Things just getting worse & worse..










Reading between lines , 3 to 4 thousand adults flee camp after intentionally set fire . Where have they all gone ?









Elections apparently teach some lessons..









DB doing everything in its power to avoid a capital raising exercise. .











Deutsche Bank's contingent capital bonds have plunged almost 7 cents in just two days.








DB falling once again..









Deutsche Bank Keeps Falling on Capital Risk From Settlements.










Merkel admits mistakes as anti-migrant party surges in Berlin









Weakness at home hobbles once-powerful Merkel in Europe:









Renzi ready to go his own way on refugees..









NEW YORK-ITALY PM RENZI SAYS BUNDESBANK'S WEIDMANN NEEDS TO SOLVE PROBLEM OF BILLIONS OF EUROS OF DERIVATIVES IN GERMANY'S BANKS









Refugee crisis beyond ability of Europe to handle. ..










Syria.....






Very bad news , if confirmed.








Syria: officials confirm aid convoy attacked as it was unloading food & household supplies in a warehouse in a town in Aleppo province









Aleppo activists say 10 of 20 UN trucks in Aleppo aid convoy were completely destroyed in airstrike. Trucks were carrying food, hygiene kits








Opps source in :"We r not interested in the ' 7 days game' and we shall protect from any 'AF mistakes' from now on".







Well that didn't last long... 's military declares over, blames rebels for undermining the Russia-US agreement:








Libya.....







Haftar: We refuse to turn into a warzone, we will liberate it w/o shedding blood










Harawa announced as under control of LNA , 40 PFG members taken in custody.












LNA Spox: Ibrahim Jadhran wounded before escaping, was shot in the shoulder.









Haftar: Didnt meet w/ Kobler b/c wanted to discuss army organizational structure, what's his relation to this topic?













Haftar: Kobler described army as a mix of fmr regime & mercenaries but now wants discussions











Haftar: Kobler cut off communication w/ us for 6 months after Skhirat agreement was signed









2 Italians & 1 Canadian reported kidnapped in the southern town of









NOC urges reopening of Sharara/ElFeel pipelines blockaded since '14 by south PFG (ie Zintanis) costing $27bn










Interesting remarks by French foreign minister given France's recent military cooperation w/ Hiftar in east










NOC statement: Sanallah calls on PFG to stop blockade of El Feel and Sharara, let flow.







GECOL and Municipalities agree power cuts to be limited equitably and to 6 hours -










US Libya envoy calls for ceasefire at oil ports








Power cuts southern Libya








US Terror & Politics....







No known military service , no ties to any militant groups operating in the middle east - so how did he learn to make these different bombs?









How fortunate ? 

16 minutes ago Fortunate coincidences !







New Jersey State Police release more photos of Ahmad Khan Rahami, wanted in connection for weekend bombings










BREAKING: Sources: Ahmad Rahami, wanted in NYC-NJ bombings case, taken into custody in NJ -











MORE: Sources: Ahmad Rahami was shot and is en route to hospital -









JUST IN: Mayor: 1 officer shot, 1 injured during shootout with Ahmad Rahami in Linden, NJ; both expected to be OK; Rahami also shot.








BREAKING: Suspect in New York, New Jersey bomb plot charged with five counts of attempted murder - prosecutor's office











NYC Mayor de Blasio on bombings: "We have every reason to believe this was an act of terror."









NYPD police commissioner says investigators are still working to determine motivation behind bombings.










FBI: No indication that a terror cell is operating in the NYC-NJ area following bombings.







Mayor de Blasio: "No other individual that we're looking for at this time," but continue to remain vigilant and report suspicious activity.











UPDATE: Official: 5 people taken into custody on Verrazano Bridge were not arrested, have been released.











Hillary & Donald Respond To NY & Minn Terror Attacks....























































Hillary Clinton accepts that millennial voters still have 'questions about me.'










President Clinton Admits "Some" Foundation Donors "Gave Money" To Gain Political Influence









Philly Fraternal Order of Police president: Hillary Clinton snubbed us










Topics announced for first Trump-Clinton presidential debate











America has never made progress by thinking one person alone can fix our problems.










Oh boy....












Trump has pointedly endorsed torturing terror suspects, though he didn't get too specific today.












Trump to O'Reilly: "And all of these young people in our country and other countries are looking up to ISIS..."










James Robbins explains how this weekend's attacks were much closer to Trump's view on terrorism (Photo: EPA)











RCP average a virtual tie, again w/Trump's support climbing, Hillary's diving via .












The top 'must-win' states for Clinton and Trump: