[Bloomberg] Stocks Hunt for Direction Amid Turmoil; Yuan Drops: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Oil Extends Biggest Drop in Two Months as Dollar and Shale Weigh

[AP] Senate leaders’ budget deal faces opposition in both parties

[Reuters] Fed likely to continue raising rates: Kaplan

[AP] Senate celebrates budget deal _ but shutdown still possible

[Bloomberg] Bank of England Set to Hike Rates Earlier Than Expected

[Bloomberg] China Exports Hold Up as Commodities, Base Effects Boost Imports

[Bloomberg] Everything’s a Sell in China After $660 Billion Equity Wipeout

[CNBC] A fundamental change is underway in the financial markets and it will not be pleasant

[Bloomberg] Cryptocurrencies Are Like Ponzi Schemes, World Bank Chief Says

[Reuters] BOJ’s Suzuki signals chance of future rate hike, slower ETF buying

[Reuters] Italy’s Northern League chief attacks euro, says preparing exit

[WSJ] Is This Obscure Wall Street Invention Responsible for the Market Selloff?

[WSJ] Spending Deal Signals End to GOP’s Budget Austerity Kick

[WSJ] Some Investors Shun Longer-Dated Bonds as Duration Risk Rises

[WSJ] ECB Official Calls for Swift End to Bond-Buying

[WSJ] BOJ’s Kuroda Says It Is Too Early to Discuss Exit Strategy

[FT] Canada’s housing market flirts with disaster

[FT] The ‘buy the dip’ mantra faces unexpected test