The Daily Debt Rattle

Submitted by Raúl Ilargi Meijer  –  The Automatic Earth

• Abenomics Is In Poor Health After Nikkei Slide, And It May Be Terminal (G.)
• Yen’s Best Two-Week Run Since 1998 Just the Start (BBG)
• The World’s Hottest Trade Has Suddenly Turned Ice-Cold (CNBC)
• Credit Default Swaps Are Back As Investors Look For Panic Button (BBG)
• ‘Austrians Need Constitutional Right to Pay in Cash’ (BBG)
• The Shipping Industry Is Suffering From China’s Trade Slowdown (BBG)
• China Central Bank: Speculators Should Not Dominate Sentiment (Reuters)
• America’s Big Banks Are Fleeing The Mortgage Market (MW)
• Large Increase in Debts Held by Americans Over Age 50 (WSJ)
• The Eurozone Crisis Is Back On The Boil (Guardian)
• Schäuble Says Portugal Debt Woes Trump ‘Strong’ Deutsche Bank (BBG)
• European Banks Are In The Eye Of A New Financial Storm (Economist)
• 150,000 Penguins Die After Giant Iceberg Renders Colony Landlocked (Guardian)
• Four Billion People Face Severe Water Scarcity (Guardian)
• Merkel Turns to ‘Coalition of Willing’ to Tackle Refugee Crisis (BBG)
• EU Is Poised To Restrict Passport-Free Travel (AP)
• 80,000 Refugees Arrive In Europe In First Six Weeks Of 2016 (UNHCR)