Thursday, April 1, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Gain on Strong Jobs Data: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] U.S. Treasury yields remain slightly higher following robust March jobs report

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Added 916,000 Jobs in March, Unemployment Rate Falls

[Reuters] U.S. job growth accelerates in March; unemployment rate falls to 6.0%

[CNBC] CEO of largest U.S. chip foundry explains why semiconductor shortage could last through 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Drafts Tougher Capital Rules for Too-Big-to-Fail Banks

[Reuters] Analysis: In China's small cities, home buyers suffer as debt-ridden developers fail to finish projects

[Reuters] Greensill administrator unable to verify invoices underpinning loans to Gupta: FT

[Reuters] Kremlin says that any NATO troop deployment to Ukraine would raise tensions

[Bloomberg] U.S. Manufacturing Surges Most Since 1983, Underscoring Rebound

[Bloomberg] California Reservoirs Are Half-Empty, Recalling Historic Drought

[NYT] China Puts Limits on Foreign Banks, Worrying Businesses

[WSJ] Inside Archegos’s Epic Meltdown

[FT] ‘He never struck me as a big risk-taker’: Bill Hwang blows up

[FT] Airlines raise debt at near-record pace at start of 2021

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Surges Past Record 4,000 on Growth Outlook: Markets Wrap 

[CNBC] Manufacturing boom brings more signs that inflation is building rapidly

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Leveraged Blowout: How Hwang’s Archegos Blindsided Global Banks

[CNBC] Morgan Stanley and Goldman Sachs’ roles in volatility of ViacomCBS raise questions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street’s $100 Billion SPAC Boom Upends the League Tables

[Bloomberg] Pelosi ‘Sympathetic’ to Move to Lift SALT Cap in Biden Bill

[WSJ] Biden Infrastructure Plan Faces Test in Congress

[FT] Tett: Archegos avalanche shows cracks are hidden under the surface

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 hits 4,000 on tech power, recovery optimism 

[Yahoo Finance] March jobs report preview: Economists look for 'blowout month for reemployment' amid vaccine rollout, spring

[The Hill] White House moves to reshape role of US capitalism

[Reuters] 'Every step of the way': McConnell pledges battle over Biden infrastructure plan

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biggest Credit ETF Bleeds $3.6 Billion in Worst-Ever Month

[CNBC] U.S. working with IMF to provide $650 billion in currency aid to countries hit by pandemic

[Reuters] New U.N. study shows 72 nations and $598 billion in debt payments at risk through 2025

[Axios] The fourth wave is here

[Reuters] Brazil faces "very serious situation" in pandemic: WHO

[WSJ] Copper Prices Retreat Alongside Popular Speculative Trades

[FT] Greensill Capital’s administrator fails to verify invoices underpinning loans to Gupta