Sunday, February 28, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Commodities Rally as Treasuries Slide: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Powers Ahead as Critical OPEC+ Meeting Looms, Markets Rally

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Manufacturing Expands Most in Three Years as Prices Climb

[Reuters] Spotlight moves to U.S. Senate as Democrats push $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief bill

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street Is Set to Learn How Tough Biden’s Watchdogs Will Be

[Reuters] Texas electricity firm files for bankruptcy citing $1.8 billion in claims from grid operator

[Reuters] China's factory activity growth slips to nine-month low: Caixin PMI

[AP] China manufacturing weakens for third month in February

[Reuters] Japan's factory activity grows at fastest pace in two years as output, orders rise: PMI

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB to Show Whether Pledge to Cap Yields Is More Than Just Talk

[Reuters] Bond jitters putting markets in 'completely new light', BIS says

[Reuters] Analysis: SPACs turn to 'stonks' as amateur traders take on more risk

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Region Declares War on Crypto Mining, Stirring Wider Fear

[AP] Defying deadly crackdown, crowds again protest Myanmar coup

[WSJ] Investors Worry the Fed’s Fast Driving Means It’ll Have to Hit the Brakes

[WSJ] Millions of Tenants Fall Further Behind on Rent as They Await Federal Covid-19 Assistance

[FT] China developer default marks latest test in under-pressure sector

[FT] China’s exporters hit by global shortage of shipping containers

[FT] Australian central bank boosts bond purchases after borrowing costs soar

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures rise ahead of first trading day of March

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Australia Bonds Rebound; Stocks Set for Muted Open: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders on Yield Watch in Bond Markets ‘Not for Faint-Hearted’

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Australia Central Bank Girds for All-Out Defense of Yield Target

[FT] The end of the party looms for markets high on stimulus

Sunday's News Links

[AP] Biden team readies wider economic package after virus relief

[Reuters] China's factory activity expands at a slower pace in February, misses expectations: official PMI

[Reuters] Growth in China's services sector slows in February -official PMI

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Troublesome Trio in Emerging Markets Face Yield-Spike Scare

[Reuters] Dozens of leading Hong Kong pro-democracy campaigners charged with subversion

[WSJ] Bond-Market Tumult Puts ‘Lower for Longer’ in the Crosshairs

[WSJ] Biden Sees ‘No Time to Waste,’ Urges Senate to Pass $1.9 Trillion Covid-19 Stimulus Package

[FT] Staying private: the booming market for shares in the hottest start-ups