Thursday, March 4, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate With Treasury Yields Near 1.6%: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Credit Markets Stumble in One of This Year’s Worst Weeks

[Reuters] Oil hits almost 14-month high after OPEC+ extends output cuts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Job Growth Surges Past Estimates; Unemployment Dips to 6.2%

[CNBC] U.S. trade deficit widens as goods imports hit record high

[Reuters] Tantrums come and go, but the Fed insists it will stay the course

[Yahoo Finance] Investors are having a 'crisis of confidence' in the Fed

[Reuters] Debate to begin in U.S. Senate on Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

[CNBC] Big Tech critic Tim Wu joins Biden administration to work on competition policy

[Reuters] EV rollout will require huge investments in strained U.S. power grids

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Modest Growth Target Signals Policy Shift From World

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China to Pour Money Into Chips, AI and 5G in Push to Catch U.S.

[Reuters] China sets modest GDP growth target as economy improves

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cracks Widen in Indian Credit After Issuers Pull Debt Sales

[Reuters] China says will deter Taiwan independence but seek peaceful ties

[Bloomberg] El-Erian: Powell Can Roil Markets Now With Just a Word

[NYT] Fed Chair Powell Offered a Patient Message. Markets Quivered Anyway.

[WSJ] Treasury Rout Pushes Bond Funds Into Riskier Assets

[FT] Fears rise among bond investors as Buffett warns on outlook

[FT] Companies rush to issue convertible debt at rock-bottom rates