Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yields Extend Gains Before Fed; Tech Shares Slump: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury yields hit new highs as key Fed statement looms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Dot Plot May Back Up Powell’s Patience: Decision-Day Guide

[Reuters] Back to the '70s as Fed fuels boom and hopes for no Burns marks

[CNBC] The Fed must walk a fine line Wednesday as financial markets hang in the balance

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts fall sharply in February

[CNBC] Mortgage refinance demand tanks 39% as rates continue to climb

[Reuters] Yellen vows to use 'full power' of U.S. government to tackle climate change

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ex-PBOC Official Warns of ‘Huge’ Losses With Monetary Tightening

[Reuters] U.S. SPACs overtake 2020 haul in less than three months

[Reuters] G7 agrees to boost IMF reserves by $650 billion to fund pandemic relief: Kyodo

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Merkel Advisers Cut German Growth Forecast, Warn on Recovery

[Reuters] Samsung Warns of Severe Chip Crunch While Delaying Marquee Phone

[Reuters] Blinken blasts 'aggressive' China; Austin reaffirms U.S. deterrence on Korean peninsula

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Agrees Putin Is Killer, Says He’ll Pay Price for Meddling

[Bloomberg] Biden’s Hopes for GOP Backing on Next Economic Plan Shrinking

[WSJ] Commodities Boom Hits Home

[WSJ] Toyota, Honda to Halt Some U.S. Production Over Supply Shortages

[FT] US long-term bonds under pressure ahead of Federal Reserve meeting

[FT] The Fed’s new framework has sown confusion

[FT] Emerging market investors focus firmly on central bank decisions

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks to Open Steady After S&P 500 Slips: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] Anxious Americans to pay debt, taxes with COVID-19 stimulus checks

[Reuters] S&P affirms U.S. ratings at 'AA+/A-1+' with stable outlook

[SCMP] American Rescue Plan: China moves to counter ‘turmoil in financial markets’ as policy divergence widens with US

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Verizon Global Debt Sale Spree Tops $30 Billion With Maple Deal

[Reuters] U.S. expected to sanction Russia over alleged election meddling -CNN

[Bloomberg] U.S. Foresees ‘Difficult’ Talks With China at Alaska Meeting

[WSJ] Putting the Risk Into Risk-Free Treasurys

[FT] ‘Taper tantrum’ and inflation replace Covid as top investor worry

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Shares Retreat From Highs; Crude Oil Declines: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo Finance] COVID-19 is no longer the biggest tail risk: BofA fund manager survey

[Reuters] U.S. companies issue more fixed-rate debt as yields rise

[Bloomberg] U.S. Homebuilder Sentiment Falls to Seven-Month Low on Costs

[Bloomberg] Factory Production in U.S. Unexpectedly Declines on Weather