Thursday, April 8, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fluctuate as Treasury Yields Rise: Markets Wrap

[MarketWatch] U.S. Treasury yields climb amid global reflation fears

[Reuters] Oil prices dip on mixed supply and demand outlook

[CNBC] U.S. producer price index rose 1.0% in March, vs 0.5% increase expected

[Reuters] Melt up? More money poured into stocks in past five months than last 12 years

[CNBC] GM and Ford cutting production at several North American plants due to chip shortage

[AP] Ready to buy a home? The trick is finding or affording one

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Factory Price Surge Deepens Global Inflation Worries

[Reuters] China factory gate prices rise by most in nearly 3 years as economic recovery quickens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Huarong Tries to Revive Investor Confidence After Rout

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Blacklists Seven Chinese Supercomputing Firms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Credit Suisse Plans Hedge Fund Unit Overhaul After Archegos Hit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Draghi Is Rushing Through Plans to Borrow Up to $48 Billion More

[Reuters] India's COVID-19 infections, deaths surge as migrants start to flee cities

[Reuters] Taiwan reports 11 Chinese aircraft in defence zone

[Bloomberg] China Flags Deeper Clampdown on Debt Growth at Local Banks

[Reuters] China's March new yuan loans seen rebounding, but tightening fears grow: Reuters poll

[Bloomberg] Credit Suisse Tightens Hedge Fund Limits Amid Archegos Fallout

[Bloomberg] China’s Record Surge of Defaults Driven by Property Developers

[Bloomberg] A Hidden Bond-Market Problem

[WSJ] New Bonds Fuel Lending to Fast-Growing but Unprofitable Tech Companies

[FT] Spac boom under threat as deal funding dries up 

[FT] ‘The next wave has started.’ Covid surge in Michigan raises alarm

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set for Steady Open; Treasuries Climb: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Climb on Powell’s Reassurance; Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Vows to Restore ‘Great’ Economy, Plays Down Inflation

[Reuters] Dollar falls as U.S. weekly jobless claims rise unexpectedly

[Reuters] Details of sweeping effort to counter China emerge in U.S. Senate

[AP] Grim view of global future offered in intelligence report

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Californians May Soon Pay $4 for Gasoline With State Reopening

[Reuters] Robinhood first-quarter cryptocurrency traders jump six-fold to 9.5 million

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Giant VIX Options Trades Bet That Stock-Market Calm Won’t Last

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] SEC to Wall Street: SPACs Aren’t a Way Around Securities Laws

[Reuters] ECB sees scope for cutting bonds buys after second-quarter surge

[Reuters] France targets 2027 to tame ballooning deficit after COVID - sources

[WSJ] Oracle’s Larry Ellison Buys Palm Beach Mansion for $80 Million

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 scales new record high on tech boost

[Reuters] Oil falls on surge in U.S. gasoline stocks

[Reuters] Yellen tells world's big economies: spend big, danger lurks

[Reuters] Fed Chair Powell: expect price rises this year, but not inflation

[Reuters] U.S. Senate Banking chair presses Wall Street banks on Archegos ties

[CNBC] Researchers identify five new cases of ‘double mutant’ Covid variant in California

[CNBC] New York is raising taxes for millionaires. Will other states follow?

[The Hill] GM halting production at plants in North America due to chip shortage

[ABC] Prices on new and used cars at all-time high

[CNBC] The U.S. is facing a lithium-ion battery shortage as electric vehicle production ramps up

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Latin American Central Banks Staring Down Spike in Energy Costs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Housing-Bubble Fear Spurs Canada to Weigh Tighter Mortgage Rules

[Reuters] Merkel tells Putin to pull back troops as Kremlin accuses Ukraine of provocations