Midweek News 23May

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Central Banks

  • US Lets China Bypass Wall St. Firms For UST Orders Since Jun 2011. (Reuters)
  • China Can Now Monetize US Debt Directly. (Zerohedge)
  • Japan’s Credit Rating Cut By Fitch. (Telegraph)
  • BOJ On Hold. (Reuters)
  • Renminbi: A New Era & Role Of Hong Kong. (BIS)

Geo-Politics

  • Germany Isolated As Latin Bloc Calls The Shots. (Telegraph)
  • Slow Motion Run On Greek Banks. (FT Brussels Blog)
  • Eurobonds: Nationalism Meets Federalism. (Zerohedge)
  • Iran Update: Renewed Talks & New Terminal Plans. (Reuters)
  • OPEC’S Lost Power To Lower Price Of Oil. (Zerohedge)
  • Deal Or No Deal, Iran May Be Bombed: Israeli Minister. (RT)
Supply/Demand & Markets

Weekend News 18May

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Central Banks

Geo-Politics

  • Declaration Of G-8. (WSJ)
  • Spanish Banks Rising Bad Loans. (Reuters)
  • Fear Of Bank Runs Mount In Southern Europe. (Der Spiegel)
  • Europe’s Debt Crises Joins Governments & Banks At The Hip. (LA Times)
  • Deutsche Bank: Irish Banks May Tip State Into Bailout 2. (Bloomberg)
  • US Senators Want To Tax Americans, Even After Renouncing Citizenship. (RT)
Supply/Demand & Markets
  • US Refining Outlook & Delta’s Acquisition. (Platts)
  • Spain’s Repsol Cancels LNG Cargoes To Argentina. (Reuters)
  • Colombia’s Ecopetrol v Brazil’s Petrobras. (FT Beyond BRICs)
  • Seaway Pipeline Begins First Flow Following Reversal. (Reuters)