Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yields Extend Gains Before Fed; Tech Shares Slump: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury yields hit new highs as key Fed statement looms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Dot Plot May Back Up Powell’s Patience: Decision-Day Guide

[Reuters] Back to the '70s as Fed fuels boom and hopes for no Burns marks

[CNBC] The Fed must walk a fine line Wednesday as financial markets hang in the balance

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts fall sharply in February

[CNBC] Mortgage refinance demand tanks 39% as rates continue to climb

[Reuters] Yellen vows to use 'full power' of U.S. government to tackle climate change

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ex-PBOC Official Warns of ‘Huge’ Losses With Monetary Tightening

[Reuters] U.S. SPACs overtake 2020 haul in less than three months

[Reuters] G7 agrees to boost IMF reserves by $650 billion to fund pandemic relief: Kyodo

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Merkel Advisers Cut German Growth Forecast, Warn on Recovery

[Reuters] Samsung Warns of Severe Chip Crunch While Delaying Marquee Phone

[Reuters] Blinken blasts 'aggressive' China; Austin reaffirms U.S. deterrence on Korean peninsula

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Agrees Putin Is Killer, Says He’ll Pay Price for Meddling

[Bloomberg] Biden’s Hopes for GOP Backing on Next Economic Plan Shrinking

[WSJ] Commodities Boom Hits Home

[WSJ] Toyota, Honda to Halt Some U.S. Production Over Supply Shortages

[FT] US long-term bonds under pressure ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

[FT] The Fed’s new framework has sown confusion

[FT] Emerging market investors focus firmly on central bank decisions