Tuesday, April 6, 2021

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Hover Around Record High; Treasuries Steady: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] Global growth hopes keep shares near record high

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Trade Deficit Widened to Record $71.1 Billion in February

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit hits record high in February

[CNBC] Mortgage refinance demand drops 20% as rates rise to 10-month high

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Morgan Stanley Sold Part of Archegos Holdings Before Most Rivals

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Commodity Shipping Rates Are Surging and the Rally Isn’t Over

[Reuters] Fed's Evans says policy to stay on hold 'for some time'

[Reuters] 'A biological Fukushima': Brazil COVID-19 deaths on track to pass worst of U.S. wave

[Reuters] China sends more jets; Taiwan says it will fight to the end if there's war

[Reuters] U.S. warship transits Taiwan Strait amid China tensions

[Bloomberg] China’s Epic Battle With Capital Flows Is More Intense Than Ever

[WSJ] Investors Big And Small Are Driving Stock Gains With Borrowed Money

[WSJ] The Dollar Bond Binge Will Come Home to Roost Even Without a Blow-Up

[WSJ] SEC Official Warns on Growth of Blank-Check Firms

[WSJ] Cathie Wood Extends Hot Streak With ARK Space Exploration ETF

[FT] US markets shift to price in Fed rate rise next year

[FT] US inflation fears grow as bond turmoil continues

[FT] Companies try to cut geopolitical risk from supply chains

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Decline in Slowest Trading Day of This Year: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P 500 slips but closes near record level 

[Reuters] Dollar retreats as profit-taking, falling yields hurt

[Reuters] Morgan Stanley dumped $5 billion in Archegos stock night before fire sale: CNBC

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas Grid Problem Exacerbated Power Failures During Blackout

[Reuters] Bezos, Musk top Forbes' record-setting billionaire list

[Reuters] Cryptocurrency inflows hit all-time high of $4.5 billion in first-quarter: Coinshares

[CNBC] U.S. considering joining boycott of 2022 Beijing Olympics, State Department says

[Reuters] Ukraine calls for path into NATO after Russia masses troops

[Bloomberg] Biden, Touting Fed Independence, Yet to Speak With Powell

[WSJ] Central Banks Retreat From U.S. Dollar

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed After Rally to Record; Bonds Climb: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Rises to Highest in More Than a Week as Dollar Slips

[Reuters] Oil gains over 1% on strong U.S., China economic data

[CNBC] Fed officials say easy policy will stay in place until economic ‘outcomes’ are achieved

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Jobs Come Roaring Back, Surprising Employers and Economists

[Reuters] U.S. job openings jump to two-year high in boost to labor market

[CNBC] Morgan Stanley dumped $5 billion in Archegos’ stocks the night before massive fire sale hit rivals

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Forecasts Highest Summer Fuel Prices Since 2018

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Moderna Shot Seen Effective for at Least 6 Months: Virus Update

[Reuters] Canada is facing 'very serious' third wave of COVID-19 pandemic: PM Trudeau

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Stages Mass Military Drills as Ukraine Tensions Climb

[Reuters] White House says Ukraine has long aspired to join NATO