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Bloomberg: Global Stock Slump Continues; China Gets Hit Hard: Markets Wrap
The sell-off in global stocks that briefly looked to have ended mid-week has come back, tipping markets from the U.S. to Asia into declines exceeding 10 percent from their January highs. China, where retail investors dominate, got hit particularly hard Friday. [more...]
Bloomberg: These Haven Assets Don't Reflect Panic in Markets Right Now
So much for the adage that stocks are inversely correlated with Treasuries and the Japanese yen. Equities have slumped over the past two weeks but there’s been little reaction in the classic haven assets. [more...]

Bloomberg: China, Hong Kong Suffer Most as Stock Rout Shatters Market Calm
As global equity investors reel from the biggest selloff in two years, nowhere has the pain been more acute than in China and Hong Kong. [more...]
Bloomberg: New Era of Currency Volatility Leaves Bearish Dollar Bets Intact
The latest turbulence in China’s yuan only adds to the complexity of a bruising stretch for global currency markets. Yet for some money managers and strategists, the path forward couldn’t be more simple: a weaker dollar. [more...]
Bloomberg: BOE's Broadbent Says Rate Path Slightly Higher Than in November
Improvements in the economy mean the path for U.K. interest rates is slightly higher than the Bank of England saw in November, according to Deputy Governor Ben Broadbent. [more...]
Bloomberg: FX Traders Are Going to Be Hooked on Algos
While only one in 10 FX traders currently uses algos to execute trades, the adoption rate is higher at the largest institutions, with one in four deploying the systems, according to a Greenwich study released Thursday. [more...]
Reuters: Asia hit by Wall St's tumble, China stock indexes lose 6 percent
Asian shares sank on Friday, with Chinese equities on track for their worst day in two years, as fears of higher U.S. interest rates shredded global investor confidence. [more...]
Reuters: Oil falls for sixth day as supply fears mount
Oil prices fell for a sixth day on Friday after Iran announced plans to boost production and U.S. crude output hit record highs, adding to concerns about a sharp rise in global supplies. [more...]
Reuters: Wall Street plummets; S&P, Dow confirm correction
U.S. stocks plunged around 4 percent on Thursday in another dramatic session, confirming a correction that has thrown the market’s nearly nine-year bull run off course. [more...]
CNBC: The market sell-off is only 'shocking' because investors got used to smooth sailing
The recent period of mild volatility is what's making the current market sell-off appear so shocking, according to two experts. [more...]
CNBC: US Senate votes to approve massive spending increase and end government shutdown
Congress moved one step closer early Friday to setting a major spending increase, following hours of drama on the Senate floor that led to the second partial government shutdown in less than a month. [more...]
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