Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Economic News , Data & Views ...... November 8 , 2016..... Quick Hits - 1) US Presidential Election Day In Special Focus - 2) News Of Note - Around The Horn- Fed's Evans Comments on Economy , Scotland Will Intervene In Legal Appeal Against Triggering Of Article 50 W/O Parliamentary Approval , UK PM Discusses Brexit , PBOC In Focus , Additional Items Of Note. 3) Iraq Updates Mosul Eye Reporting From Inside City Of Mosul - Important Insights & State Of Play ( Nov 5th & 7th Updates) , UNHCR Iraq Situation Flash ( November 7th ) 4) Syria Updates - Raqqa Op In Focus. 5) Libya Updates - Items from Alwasat , Libyaschannel Libya Herald. 6) Odds & Ends !




Election Day .....






BREAKING NEWS!!! Trump has won the presidential election!







Michigan (93% Rpt.) Trump 48.4 Clinton 46.5





Pennsylvania (98% Rpt.) Trump 48.6% Clinton 47.8%







All over but the blame games at this point.....waiting on PA , Wis , NH and MI....





Electoral vote count - leads 254 to 215. Tune in to Fox News Channel now.







Hillary Clinton now has 197 electoral votes and Donald Trump has 216








Electoral Votes (AP): Trump 129 Clinton 98







States: FL: T 49.0% v C 47.9% (91% rep) OH: T 46.9% v C 49.4% (34% rep) NC: T 47.6% v C 49.9% (61% rep) VA: T 50.2% vs. C 45.0% (53% rep)

















The first set of states are in—all hail President Trump








At least one of the victims was headed to the polling station to vote, a law enforcement source told The Times.










Turnout low in Detroit , Michigan going to be tight.









Hispanic share of voters looks close to 2012 in prelim exits: FL '12: 17% FL '16: 18% NV '12: 19% NV '16: 18% CO '12: 14% CO '16: 13%







NORTH CAROLINA EXTENDS VOTING AT 8 DURHAM COUNTY PRECINCTS








Clinton campaign manager plays down chances in North Carolina. Demographics to help Clinton in FL









Damn judges, upholding the rule of law.









Broken voting machines reported in at least 6 states












Market wrap: sentiment boosted ahead of US elections - Westpac By








Cyber centers at Department of Homeland Security, the Justice Department , FBI , Pentagon , CIA & other intelligence agencies — on alert.







Whack-a-doodles out early , I see...








Election day dose of Podesta emails from WikiLeaks...









With plenty of blame to go around, it's time for everyone to grab a shovel — analysis by









FX could face brexit vote redux , if these wagers go sideways...








 


Donald Trump tells final rally of 2016: 'This is our Independence Day'







: Facebook group urges Clinton supporters to suit up for pictures via






Equities down, Peso 10% Crash, Gold up: Citi has posted a last-minute update on how mkts could move on a Trump victory .






It’s finally : Preserve the political establishment or blow it up? What to watch once it’s all over.







Good morning from Berlin on . Risk sentiment boosted by Clintons improving prospects. Asia mkts edge up shrugging off China data








Final National (IBD/TIPP Tracking Poll, (11/4-7): Trump 45% (+2) Clinton 43% Johnson 8% Stein 2%







National, Poll (11/4-6): Clinton 49% (+4) Trump 45% Johnson 4% Stein 1%








The moment of truth arrives for the USC/L.A. Times tracking poll









, Google Consumer Surveys (11/1-7): Clinton 38% (+2) Trump 36% Johnson 5%























Final Fox News Electoral Map: Clinton 274 Trump 215 TossUp 49









News & Views  Of Note.....Around The Horn...






Only the sky is limit: balance sheet expansion continues. Total assets rose by €11bn to fresh life-time high of €3,518bn on QE program.









McDonald's sues Florence for $20 million after city blocks restaurant:








Debt relief has always been the bugaboo....








Tax Evasion in Greece Reaches €16 Bln Annually







Former Bank of Greece governor George Provopoulos does not rule out a 4th bailout deal for Greece in the future.






EU ponders freezing negotiations over Turkey’s accession bid , in response to TUR Gov't purge taken after July’s failed coup attempt.









Early December will be action packed !









The strongest and weakest currencies as NA traders enter for the trading day






Option expiries casting a shadow again as the US prepares to vote






ForexLive European morning FX news wrap: Markets, indeed the world, wait on US election result







Fed's Evans: US economy is pretty decent







FED'S EVANS: 1.7 PCT CORE PCE MEANS 'CLOSE' TO GOAL; WOULD FEEL BETTER ABOUT RATE HIKES IF MORE CONFIDENT INFLATION STILL RISING







FED'S EVANS: JOB GROWTH REALLY QUITE GOOD; 'I MARVEL AT' STRENGTH OF U.S. CONSUMER







FED'S EVANS: U.S. LABOR MARKET SHOWING 'REALLY QUITE GOOD NUMBERS FOR QUITE A LONG TIME'






FED'S EVANS: INFLATION CONTINUES TO BE A BIT SOFT






FED'S EVANS: U.S. ECONOMIC GROWTH PICKING UP, PRETTY DECENT








Frontrunning: November 8






Scotland's Sturgeon is having a Brexit moan up






Hopefully , this comes to pass....










STURGEON SAYS SCOTLAND WILL INTERVENE IN LEGAL APPEAL AGAINST TRIGGERING OF EU ARTICLE 50 WITHOUT PARLIAMENTARY APPROVAL





SUPREME COURT SCHEDULES HEARING FOR DEC. 5-8 - BBG






| SUPREME COURT WILL ISSUE RULING IN THE NEW YEAR - BBG






UK PM MAY SAYS OPTIMISTIC AND DETERMINED TO GET BEST BREXIT DEAL FOR BRITAIN AND GRASPING OPPORTUNITIES OF LEAVING EU - BBC






UK PM MAY SAYS BREXIT NEGOTIATIONS WILL BE COMPLEX, THERE WILL BE CHALLENGES AHEAD - BBC





ASKED IF SHE EXPECTS A BREXIT TRANSITION DEAL WITH EU, UK PM MAYS SHE IS FOCUSED ON PREPARING TO TRIGGER ARTICLE 50 - SKY








Spain's de Guindos: The economy will clearly grow above 3% this year







SPAIN'S ECONOMY MINISTER SAYS WILL RAISE GROWTH FORECAST FOR 2017 IN SPAIN







CHINA PBOC: DEBT TO EQUITY SWAP IMPORTANT WAY FOR DELEVERAGE - MNI






PBOC: CHOOSE TO USE OMO/TARGETED TOOLS TO SUPPLEMENT LIQUIDITY - MNI






PBOC: RRR CUT SENDS TOO STRONG POLICY SIGNAL - MNI






PBOC: CURRENT MONEY SUPPLY/RATE LEVELS IN LINE WITH FUNDMENTAL - MNI






CHINA PBOC: CONSUMER PRICES FACE UPWARD PRESSURE - MNI






CHINA PBOC: TO KEEP STABLE YUAN AT REASONABLE, BALANCED LEVEL - MNI





CHINA PBOC: TO CURB ASSET BUBBLE, PREVENT FINANCIAL RISKS - MNI







PBOC Seeks to Avoid Providing ‘Too Much’ Liquidity... China's Debt Has Grown $4.5 Trillion In Past Year








Iraq......



























Latest Flash Update for Iraq Situation 7 November








UNHCR Emergency Response, 7 November 2016 via







Syria.....























Libya.....





Clashes in Al-Fataih area southeast of between army forces (Omar Mukhtar Ops Room) and Derna Mujahideen Shura Council militants








& exchanged 13 prisoners yesterday in Qawalish, following two months of negotiations. The men had been detained since 2014







Interim PM Abdallah al-Thinni appoints BrigGen. Hussain Abdallah al-Abar as new deputy MoI, a week after dismissing Mhmd al-Madani al-Fakhri







PresidencyCouncil spokesman Ashraf Tulty: A Security Committee is being formed to implement plans for combating crime







Army spox Ahmed Mismari: We have intel that Al-Qaida & Daesh remnants plan to attack on 11Nov. There are Daesh pockets in Jufra







Red Crescent recovers 87 bodies off the coast of Zuwarah in the first week of November.









Arab League to name a new Special Envoy to this upcoming Thursday.








hosts African leaders for Summit on .








US confirms readiness to launch more strikes against in if requested by the Unity Government









PM Abdullah al-Thinni restores Mohamed Dayri as Foreign Minister for 's Interim Govt










Egyptian forces capture 44 attempting to enter illegally









Source: Bunyan Marsous forces defuse several car bombs in , find underground tunnels dug by









Head of 166 Brigade undergoes successful surgery in after being hit by sniper's bullet in .
















Five die in Siyahiya currency exchange queue row; currency office set on fire -






Odds & Ends.....






CHP leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu and MPs accused of making a 'heavy insult' against Turkish president in criticism against post-coup crackdown.








Philippines scaling back, not scrapping, military work with U.S., country's defense minister says







Whoa !






War on cash -India version.








INDIA PM MODI SAYS SOME ATM MACHINES MAY NOT WORK ON NOV 9 AND NOV 10 -TV








| energy minister Novak tues: “If we see that they [] are on track for a deal on the 30th we may join." BBG.







 


After pledging output cuts, OPEC members are pumping record amounts of oil







Output increased so much in October even OPEC’s proposed cuts would merely keep output in line with estimates from before the announcement









OPEC production rises to all-time high, as U.S. crude inventories surge near record