The Daily Debt Rattle

Submitted by Raúl Ilargi Meijer  –  The Automatic Earth

• Oil Bears Closing $600 Million Triple-Short Fund Bet Adds To Tumult (Reuters)
• Shell Confirms 10,000 Job Cuts as Profits Plunge 87% (BBC)
• Bank Selloffs Replacing Oil Rout As Stock Market Pressure Point (BBG)
• European Banks Near ‘Terrifying’ Crisis: Raoul Pal (CNBC)
• Deutsche Bank’s Troubles Unmask Bigger Risks (AFR)
• Kyle Bass: China Banks Months Away From ‘Danger Territory’ (CNBC)
• Hugh Hendry: Major Chinese Devaluation Would Be Disastrous (CW)
• The Great Skyscraper Bubble Is Ready to Pop! (Dent)
• Investors Heading for Slaughter One More Time – David Stockman (Hunter)
• US January Truck Orders Down 48% (Reuters)
• Why The US Treasury Hides Its Saudi Investor (BBG)
• Crippled EU Is No Longer The ‘Anarcho-Imperial Monster’ We Once Feared (AEP)
• MPs Call For Immediate Halt Of UK Arms Sales To Saudi Arabia (Guardian)
• Greek Pension Reform Sparks General Strike (BBG)
• Drone Footage Reveals Extent of Devastation In Syria (Ind.)
• EU Agrees Funding For Turkey To Curb Migrant Flows (Reuters)