Thursday, February 18, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Focus on Earnings, Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Shares grind higher despite rising bond yields, weak data

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Giving Up Big-Freeze Gains With Wells Slowly Restarting

[CNBC] Existing home sales rise slightly in January, but record low supply weighs on market

[Reuters] Take Five: Bond yield rise might be the real thing

[Reuters] Toppy stock markets spark more "bubble" chatter

[Yahoo/Reuters] Texas Governor Blasts Grid Boss, Seeks Power Plant Upgrades

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Restarting Texas’ Damaged Oil Refineries Is Going to Take Weeks

[Reuters] Analysis: Carmakers wake up to new pecking order as chip crunch intensifies

[CNBC] Covid live updates: Daily average of new U.S. Covid cases declining in 43 states

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Value Rotation Has Morphed Into Chasing Risk at Any Price

[Reuters] Chinese fighters buzz Taiwan's air zone as it appoints new defence minister

[WSJ] Texas Cities Under Boil-Water Orders

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop to More Than One Week Low; Yields Rise: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen makes push for major stimulus, sees bigger risk to not doing enough

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Robinhood, Citadel CEOs Spar With Lawmakers Over Retail Trading

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas Oil Patch Is Starting to Resume Operations: Energy Update

[CNBC] Robinhood-GameStop hearing will scrutinize how brokerages get paid for trades

[AP] Experts warn against COVID-19 variants as states reopen

[CNBC] Lumber prices top $1,000 for the first time as single-family housing starts drop 12%

[NYT] Texas Storms, California Heat Waves and ‘Vulnerable’ Utilities

[WSJ] Robinhood, Citadel CEOs Grilled by Lawmakers in Wake of GameStop Saga

[Reuters] U.S.-based stock funds attract $7.8 billion in latest week - Lipper

[CNBC] As short interest falls to near-record lows, two traders sound the alarm on short squeeze traps

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop to Two Week Low; Yields Edge Higher: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street slips as tech slide resumes, jobless claims rise 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas Credits Solar With Fast Power Restoration: Energy Update

[Reuters] Texas energy freeze stretches to sixth day, raises Mexico's ire

[Reuters] Hedge funds, Robinhood face grilling by Congress over GameStop Reddit rally

[Reuters] U.S. CEOs see higher pay, fewer layoffs as confidence surges

[WSJ] Tiny-Company Boom Makes Markets Look Silly

[FT] ECB vows to stick to stimulus despite recent rise in inflation