Thursday, April 15, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Add to Record; Treasuries, Dollar Fall: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] World stocks set fresh record high on strong China, U.S. data

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Hits Seven-Week High on Weaker Bond Yields and Dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Economy Soars by Record a Year After Pandemic Slump

[Reuters] U.S. housing starts increase more than expected in March

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Morgan Stanley Burned by $911 Million of Losses on Archegos

[Reuters] Fed's Waller says U.S. economy is 'ready to rip'

[Reuters] China's first quarter GDP grows at record pace as recovery speeds up

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Huarong Debacle Highlights Problems at Hundreds of Chinese Banks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Huarong Silence on Overhaul Plan Frays Investor Nerves

[Reuters] China's massed drills near Taiwan take aim at Washington audience

[AP] Iran starts enriching uranium to 60%, its highest level ever

[Bloomberg] China Home Prices Grow Most in Seven Months in Fast Sales Season

[NYT] ‘It’s a Roller-Coaster Ride’: Global Chip Shortage Is Making Industries Sweat

[WSJ] The Chip Shortage Is Bad. Taiwan’s Drought Threatens to Make It Worse.

[WSJ] ‘A Failure of Texas-Size Proportions’—State Struggles to Overhaul Its Power Market

[FT] ‘No cop on the beat’: Greenlight’s Einhorn blasts weak regulators

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Foreign selling in Treasuries in February hits highest since December 2018: data

[CNBC] Homebuilder confidence rises in April despite record high lumber prices

[Reuters] U.S. preparing for 1-year COVID-19 booster shots; Pfizer chief sees need

[Reuters] Investor Einhorn says Palihapitiya, Musk poured 'jet fuel' on GameStop

[Bloomberg] David Einhorn Sees Broken Markets in a New Jersey Deli Valued at $105 Million

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Close at Record Highs; Bond Yields Tumble: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow hit record highs on upbeat earnings, strong retail sales

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Rises With Soft Dollar, Declining Yields After U.S. Data

[Reuters] U.S. imposes wide array of sanctions on Russia for ‘malign’ actions

[Reuters] Fed's Daly says not time for taper, still far from goals

[Reuters] Fed's Daly: need to see 'repeated months' of good data

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lending Slump Worries Investors Even as U.S. Bank Profits Soar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Leveraged Loan Sales Set for Record Year, Could Beat Bonds

[NYT] China’s Economy Is Booming. Shoppers Are Skittish Anyway.

[WSJ] U.S. Treasury Yields Fell Sharply