Wednesday, February 3, 2021

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Higher as Yields Rise; Dollar Gains: Markets Wraprap

[Reuters] China stocks fall on fresh liquidity concerns, Hong Kong dragged by tech shares

[Reuters] Dollar strengthens on U.S. economic outlook; euro dips below $1.20

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Curve Steepens to February 2016 Levels Before Sales

[Reuters] Oil on the boil, stocks and bonds toil

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims fall more than expected

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yellen Vows to Probe Market Mania, in Consumer-Protection Test

[Reuters] Yellen says wants to "understand deeply" GameStop frenzy before taking action

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury's Yellen to meet financial regulators Thursday to discuss volatility

[CNBC] Klobuchar unveils sweeping antitrust bill, laying out her vision as new subcommittee chair

[CNBC] Covid live updates: UK to study if using different Covid vaccines for first and second dose works

[Reuters] World faces around 4,000 COVID-19 variants as Britain explores mixed vaccine shots

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Inc. Credit Stress Most Acute in Liaoning, Qinghai

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Italy Turns to Its Central Bankers When Politicians Fail

[CNBC] Apple and Hyundai-Kia pushing toward deal on Apple Car

[Bloomberg] Millions of Defaults Threaten Microfinance's Future in India

[WSJ] The Floundering Town-Builder of the Future Shows China’s Real-Estate Risks

[FT] China’s struggle to control stock bubble offers lessons in investor mania

[FT] Food inflation concerns deepen as prices reach highest level since 2014

[FT] El-Erian: Market insouciance means the Reddit rebellion will be back

[FT] Hong Kong to impose ‘national security’ schools curriculum

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian stocks ease as caution persists despite calmer markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Pares Gains Into the Close as Nasdaq Drops: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Swings in some Reddit favorites ease; Yellen eyes stock volatility

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Top Democrats Seek to Narrow Check Eligibility: Stimulus Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Officials Play Down Wild Stocks, See Policy in a ‘Good Spot’

[Reuters] Fed's Evans sees price spikes ahead, but policy steady

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Citadel, Robinhood on Waters’s ‘Wish List’ for GameStop Hearing

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury names officials expected to lead Biden's global tax crackdown

[Reuters] Global firms raise $546 billion in January as SPAC frenzy continues

[Reuters] Italy's Draghi seeks party backing to end political turmoil

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Bloomberg] Stocks Climb After Earnings Reports as Banks Rally: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Alphabet shares power S&P 500, Nasdaq; Amazon dips 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Meme Stocks’ Rally Again With Penny Plays Leading the Way

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Says Caving on $1,400 Checks Would Break a Promise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yellen Highlights Aid in Meeting With Mayors: Stimulus Update

[Reuters] Biden tells congressional Democrats would consider limits on who gets COVID-19 checks

[Reuters] Exclusive: Dire unemployment forecast demands 'immediate action' - White House advisers

[CNBC] Covid live updates: New travel restrictions could limit 2021 air travel growth to just 13%, says trade group

[Reuters] GM hit by chip shortage, to cut production at four plants

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Treasury Leans Toward Backing $500 Billion Boost for IMF

[Bloomberg] Record Muni-Bond Sales Surge Fueled by Borrowing for Budget Gaps

[WSJ] Hedge Funds Double Down on Merger Bets Amid GameStop Tumult