Friday, December 2, 2016

Economic News , Data & News...... December 2 , 2016......Quicks Hits For Friday - 1) US Stocks Mixed On Friday , Europe Stocks Have a Down Week - Except Italy , Oil Continues Its Tear & Additional Oil News , Global Bond Rout Continues , Additional News Of Note. 2) Europe - Italy Referendum , Austria Presidential Contest , Greece News Of Note , Additional Items Of Interest Across Europe. 3) US Political News - Transition News , GOP & Republican Politics , Recount News Items. 4) Odds & Ends


Forexlive Americas forex news wrap: US employment solid but

The US stock end the day little changed

The top 5 releases and events for the week starting December 5

US crude oil futures settle at $51.68/BBL


Baker Hughes total rig count 597 vs 593


markets book weekly gain of 3.5% ahead of historic constitutional referendum amidst global losses.

European stocks slumped this week, except Italy

November nonfarm payrolls +178K vs +180K expected

•Unemployment rate 4.6% vs 4.9% expected

scenario intact despite global bond rout: Bund yields continues to mimicking Japan's yield performance from the 1990s.

Bond yields in the developed world drop after strange US jobs report: NFP 178k vs 180k exp, AHE at -0.1%MoM vs +0.2% exp, UR at 4.6% vs 4.9%

Europe .....

What time will the Italian referendum result be announced?

Renzi to offer resignation if referendum fails, minister says

Italy isn't the only European country voting this weekend

DB cutting off 3,400 "non stategic" clients. Stock price no likey...

German Foreign Minister to Visit Greece on Sunday

European Commission Reacts to Turkish Provocations Against Greece

New Democracy Leads by 16% in New Greek Poll

US Politics....

The President of Taiwan CALLED ME today to wish me congratulations on winning the Presidency. Thank you!

UNITED STATES: Trump did not consult with State Department before calls with world leaders, including presidents of Taiwan and Philippines.

MORE: Trump transition team describes details of Pres.-elect Trump's phone call with Taiwan Pres. Tsai Ing-wen.

JUST IN: Former Bush spokesman on Trump's Taiwan call: "China will go nuts"

UNITED STATES: Taipei Times, a Taiwanese newspaper, claims it was a staffer on Trump's team that arranged call with Taiwan's president.

CNN reporting China has already contacted the White House over Trump’s call with Taiwan pres

Howard Dean drops out of DNC chair race

Ellison open to leaving Congress if elected DNC chair

WH praises DefSec pick James Mattis. says Mattis "served with distinction" as commander during watch.

Michigan recount on for now. Post election zaniness continues !

Priebus: Trump had Romney "in tears" with funny stories

Trump supporters file lawsuit to block Wisconsin recount

Pence details ambitious agenda for Trump's first 100 days

Palin slams Trump Carrier deal as "crony capitalism"

Odds & Ends.....

Pro-Assad forces have now overrun 60% of the rebels' east Aleppo stronghold, according to . Latest district to fall is Tariq al-Bab.

Syrian rebels talking with Russia , facilitated by Turkey & US on the outside looking in.

Erdogan walks back threat against Assad..

plans to raise production to 900,000 bpd from 600,000 bpd in near future - National Oil Corp

's Tripoli sees worst militias clashes in 2 years

Today, Haitham al-Tajouri says the fighting in is an "our anticipatory move". That means PC/GNA initiated this fighting !.

BREAKING — US Dollar breaks new record against the Turkish Lira at 3.6

, tanks in bab Bin 3'shir area. There right now and heavy fighting going on .

Fresh clashes resumed this morning in , Smoke rising & reports that Heithem Tajouri forces has entered the Nasr Forest

from various areas in today as fierce clashes continue between armed forces