Monday, February 8, 2021

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Halt Rally; Dollar Drops as Bonds Rise: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar retreats on U.S. recovery doubts; bitcoin tops $47,000 for first time

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Advances for Third Day With Stimulus, Inflation in Focus

[Reuters] Oil climbs to 13-month high on output cuts, weaker dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Job Openings Unexpectedly Increase to a Five-Month High

[Reuters] Biden will 'walk, not run' on trade deals as Sino-U.S. tension lingers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Housing Prices Are Booming in U.S. Cities — Just Not San Francisco or New York

[CNBC] Covid live updates: WHO says lab theory for pandemic’s origins ‘extremely unlikely’

[MSN/Washington Post] How the rich got richer: Reddit trading frenzy benefited Wall Street elite

[Reuters] China January bank loans surge to record, credit growth slows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tesla Shows Deference to China After Years of Defiance in U.S.

[Reuters] Two U.S. carrier groups conduct exercises in South China Sea

[AP] Police in Myanmar crack down on crowds defying protest ban

[Bloomberg] Biden Warms to Fast-Track Stimulus After Liberal Pressure Mounts

[WSJ] U.S. Budget Deficit Widened Sharply in January, CBO Says

[FT] Top UK scientist warns ‘unpredictable’ Covid evolution threatens vaccine success

Monday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures little changed as Wall Street looks to extend winning streak

[Reuters] Stocks trying to hold momentum in Asian after U.S. records

[Reuters] Stocks hit record highs, bitcoin surges after Tesla news

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Junk-Bond Yields Drop Below 4% for the First Time Ever

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] KKR Deployed Record $12.5 Billion as Firm Ramped Up Dealmaking

[CNBC] Covid live updates: Iowa mask mandate lifted without input from health officials

[Reuters] Japan finance minister: G7 focus on emerging market debt, digital taxation and digital currency

[Reuters] State oil firms risk wasting $400 billion as energy transition speeds up

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] New Zealand Clamps Down on Property Investors as Prices Soar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Wages Fall Most Since 2015 as Winter Bonuses Slide

[NYT] The Clash of Liberal Wonks That Could Shape the Economy, Explained

[FT] What we know about the most troublesome Covid mutations

Monday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Post Longest Rally Since August; Oil Gains: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street at record highs on stimulus, vaccine optimism

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent Climbs Above $60 With Trading Houses Divided on Rally

[Reuters] Goldman Sachs boosts U.S. GDP estimate, sees relief bill at $1.5 trillion

[Reuters] Exclusive: Congressional Democrats set to back more than $50 billion for transportation sector

[Yahoo Finance] Coronavirus update: Variant concerns rising globally as spread grows in US

[CNBC] Covid live updates: Almost 10% of the U.S. population has received at least one vaccine shot

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Great Reflation Trade Brings New Threats to Record Stock Rally

[Reuters] Fed's Mester says monetary policy will stay accommodative for 'very long time'