Sunday, April 4, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain; Pound at Two-Week High: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks gain after bumper U.S. jobs data, bonds smell Fed trouble

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls as India Virus Cases Surge, OPEC+ Agrees to Ease Cuts

[AP] Biden’s big infrastructure plan hits McConnell, GOP blockade

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World Economy Risks ‘Dangerously Diverging’ Even as Growth Booms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Boost Short Yen Bets to Highest in Two Years

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines After OPEC+ Wagers Market Can Absorb Extra Barrels

[Reuters] Turkey inflation above 16% in test for new cenbank chief

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Here’s All the Climate Science You Missed So Far This Year

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] India Hits Record Infections Spurring Mumbai Curbs Through April

[Reuters] Taiwan reports new incursion by Chinese jets into defence zone

[Reuters] Kremlin says Russian military movements near Ukraine pose no threat

[Bloomberg] Cargo Ship Bottleneck Off Los Angeles Nears Six-Month Mark

[Bloomberg] China Tests Biden With South China Sea Tactic That Misled Obama

[Bloomberg] Covid Mutants Multiply as Scientists Race to Decode Variations

[WSJ] Risky Borrowers Are Falling Behind on Car Payments

[WSJ] A 28% Tax Rate Will Cost Companies, but Not Equally

[WSJ] If You Sell a House These Days, the Buyer Might Be a Pension Fund

[FT] Wall Street braces for tax rises from Biden’s new stimulus plan

[FT] ETFs rack up huge list of smash-hit launches 

[FT] Europe breaks records with government bond issuance surge

[FT] IMF prepares to bolster developing countries’ finances

[FT] Hedge funds weigh prime broking relationships after Archegos fire sale

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set for Modest Gains in Thin Trading: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Dow futures jump more than 200 points after blowout jobs report

[Reuters] Biden will push through infrastructure plan if no Republican support -energy secretary says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Republicans May Support a Much Smaller Infrastructure Plan

[CNBC] Republican Sen. Roy Blunt calls on Biden to slash massive infrastructure plan to $615 billion

[FT] Biden officials open to debate on how $2tn infrastructure plan is funded

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Guardians of Global Economy Gather to Assess Damage: Eco Week 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Saudis Hike Oil Prices for Key Asia Market in Sign of Confidence

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Credit Suisse Weighs Replacing Risk Chief After Miscues

[Reuters] France lifts 2021 deficit, debt forecasts

[Reuters] Philippines' defence chief says China intends to occupy more South China Sea areas

[Bloomberg] As Meme Stock Mania Fizzles, Wall Street Sees ‘Big Reckoning’

[WSJ] Individual Investors Retreat from Markets After Show-Stopping Start to 2021

[FT] A riot of US spending spells trouble for future generations

[FT] How will the Fed contend with rising US borrowing costs?

[FT] China looks to rein in lending to cool property boom