Wednesday, April 7, 2021

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Europe; Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Gains After Dovish Fed Minutes Lift Equities, Weaken Dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yuan Erases Year’s Gains Against Dollar as PBOC Steps Aside

[Reuters] Analysis: White House, U.S. companies could agree on 25% tax rate, officials, business groups say

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Signals It’s Ready to Wield Power Over Short-Term Rates

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Food Costs Keep Climbing in Threat to Consumer Wallets

[CNBC] Senate Banking Committee Chair Brown asks banks to detail their links to Archegos

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Peter Thiel Calls Bitcoin ‘a Chinese Financial Weapon’ at Virtual Roundtable

[Reuters] China says U.S. to blame for tensions over Taiwan

[Reuters] Russia moves warships to Black Sea for drills: Interfax

[Reuters] Putin accuses Ukraine of provocations in phone call with Merkel: Kremlin

[Reuters] Eleven killed as Myanmar protesters fight troops with handmade guns, firebombs: media

[Bloomberg] America’s Population Growth Looks to Be the Slowest Since 1918

[Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Credit Surges by the Most Since Late 2017

[Bloomberg] Bill Hwang Had $20 Billion, Then Lost It All in Two Days

[Bloomberg] China’s War Against Taiwan Could Come Sooner Rather Than Later

[NYT] After Pandemic, Shrinking Need for Office Space Could Crush Landlords

[NYT] What’s in Biden’s Tax Plan?

[NYT] Drought in Taiwan Pits Chip Makers Against Farmers

[WSJ] Credit Suisse Ignored Warnings Before Archegos and Greensill Imploded

[WSJ] Investors Sour on Emerging Markets as U.S. Prospects Brighten

[FT] Biden’s big fiscal gamble on America’s future

[FT] US offers new plan in global corporate tax talks

Wednesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise After Fed Minutes as Volume Dwindles: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P gains, Treasury yields reverse losses in wake of Fed minutes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Officials Back Dovish Powell View Despite Brighter Outlook

[Reuters] Fed expects to keep supporting economy 'for some time,' minutes show

[Reuters] Biden willing to negotiate on corporate taxes, but 'sick and tired' of non-payers

[CNBC] Hospitals are seeing more young adults with severe Covid symptoms, CDC says

[Reuters] ECB speeds up money printing in March, focuses on Germany

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Robinhood Seeks More Bank Credit Ahead of Planned IPO

[Reuters] Russia says it will keep forces near Ukraine, touts possible 'measures'

[WSJ] Fed Minutes Show Expectations for Stronger Economic Recovery

[FT] Fed officials saw inflation risks as ‘broadly balanced’

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Hover Around Record Ahead of Fed Minutes: Markets Wrap 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps With U.S. Gasoline Supply Rising Most Since February

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden to Ramp Up Pressure on Lawmakers in New Spending Pitch

[Reuters] Yellen pushes minimum corporate taxes, no more fossil fuel breaks, to pay for infrastructure

[Reuters] Fed's Kaplan says he supports withdrawing monetary support once pandemic is over

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Minimum Tax Momentum Gains With G-20 Seeing Mid-Year Deal

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Bears Eye Tax Talks as Trigger for Yields to Rise Again

[CNBC] CDC says variant from the UK is now the most common strain circulating in the U.S.

[AP] US military cites rising risk of Chinese move against Taiwan

[AP] Leaders of Russia and China tighten their grips, grow closer

[Bloomberg] Erdogan Says He’s Resolved to Cut Rates, Build Istanbul Channel

[Bloomberg] Millions Are Tumbling Out of the Global Middle Class in Historic Setback