What I’m reading ~15/2/2017

  1. What Goes Into Startup Unicorns?
  2. Global Stocks Hit 21 Month Highs, Futures Point To New Record Ahead Of Inflation Data
  3. Knowing the count
  4. Hedge Funds: Down but Not Out


Daily wrap-up: Feb 15

  • World stocks at 21-month highs on Yellen, U.S. outlook (Reuters);
  • Dollar notches longest run of gains in five years before CPI data (Reuters)
  • Nervous About the ACA, GOP Divisions Emerge Over Repeal Effort (BBG)
  • Flynn Probed by FBI Over Calls With Russian Official (WSJ)
  • Russia Questions Mount for Trump White House Reeling From Flynn Fallout (BBG)
  • Trump knew for weeks aide was misleading over Russia (Reuters)
  • U.S. Drops Insistence on Two-State Solution in Mideast (WSJ)
  • Trump to welcome Netanyahu as Palestinians fear U.S. shift (Reuters)
  • Yellen Sets High Hurdle for Reducing Fed’s Massive Bond Holdings (BBG)
  • Why the Trump Organization Was Cited in a Brazil Corruption Probe (BBG)
  • Bank of America Misses a Big Options Payday, Goldman Cashes In (WSJ)
  • Eurozone trade surplus jumps in December (FT)
  • Why Data Nerds Struggle to Gain Power at Hedge Funds (BBG)
  • Malaysia detains woman, seeking others in connection with North Korean murder (Reuters)
  • Why America’s Tallest Dam Is Suddenly in Danger (BBG)
  • U.S. Defense Secretary in Brussels Amid Turmoil Over Flynn (WSJ)
  • Retail CEOs to meet Trump in bid to kill U.S. border tax (Reuters)
  • Central bankers take up arms against protectionism (Business Times)
  • GM, PSA bosses try to sell Europe deal amid German, UK worries (Reuters)
  • French government spokesman says aware of German concerns over Peugeot-Opel deal (Reuters)
  • PepsiCo profit beats on demand for healthy snacks, drinks (Reuters)
  • As AP Tests Gain Popularity, Some Colleges Push Back (WSJ)
  • Berkshire takes huge bite of Apple, boosts airline stakes (Reuters)

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