Thursday, February 11, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate Near Records; Dollar Rises: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] World shares dip and Bitcoin hits record high

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Falls to a Six-Month Low

[Reuters] Biden to press for $1.9 trillion COVID relief plan with governors, mayors

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Trading Frenzy Has U.S. Volumes Near Peak Panic Levels

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Funds See Biggest Inflows Ever as BofA Warns Top Is Near

[Reuters] Record $58.1 billion pours into global equity funds: BofA

[CNBC] Covid live updates: Physicians warn Covid may never go away, Japan approves Pfizer vaccine

[Reuters] Florida consumers 'flabbergasted' as property insurers push for double-digit rate hikes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.K. Economy Caps Worst Year Since 1709 With a Surprising Surge

[Reuters] Russia says it would be ready to cut EU ties if hit with painful sanctions

[Bloomberg] Weekend Freeze to Set Records in U.S. as Energy Prices Spike

[Bloomberg] Corn Boom Sends Farmland Value Up Most Since 2012 in Midwest

[WSJ] The Rise and Fall of the GameStop Frenzy

[WSJ] GameStop Mania Highlights Shift to Dark Trading

[FT] Junk-rated companies enjoy record-low US borrowing costs

[FT] China’s record purchase of corn a ‘watershed moment’ for grain market

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures are flat in overnight trading after S&P 500 ekes out record close

[Reuters] U.S. concerned over China's 'predatory' behavior when comes to technology: State Dept

[CNBC] White House has acquired 200 million more Covid vaccine doses

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil’s Rebound Is Draining Storage Tanks Across the Americas

[Bloomberg] Dogecoin’s Creator Is Baffled by Meteoric Rise to $9 Billion

[WSJ] Surging U.S. Home Prices Gain Momentum as Rally Intensifies

[WSJ] GameStop Mania Is Focus of Federal Probes Into Possible Manipulation

[FT] White House scrambles to address global chip shortage

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Snap Two-Day Slide; Treasuries Drop: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Deficit projected at $2.3 trillion for 2021, not counting additional stimulus, CBO says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Home Prices Post Record Gain, Topping Peak From 2005

[Reuters] From dismal winter, some U.S. data starts to move higher

[Reuters] New U.S. data next week to show 7.8% of workforce have multiple jobs

[Reuters] Car chip shortages a sign of wider demand crunch: ASML executive

[CNBC] Draghi wins backing of Italy’s Five-Star Movement, paving way for new government

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mexico Cuts Key Interest Rate Amid Steady Core Inflation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bumble’s 31-Year-Old CEO Becomes a Rare Female Billionaire

[FT] Tett: The Fed needs to call time on cheap money