Sunday, April 18, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip From Record Highs; Dollar Falls: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar pinned near one-month low amid subdued U.S. yields

[Reuters] Gold firms as softer U.S. dollar, yields lift appeal

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crypto Stock Mania Tested by Sliding Prices, Bitcoin Slump

[Reuters] 'Our factories are hungry' - U.S. farm machinery maker faces dearth of components

[Reuters] China securities regulator watching foreign funds in stock markets - vice chairman

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan’s Exports Jump Most Since 2017 Amid Global Trade Recovery

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Indian Defaults Spark Rules That Drag Bond Sales to 13-Year Low

[AP] India’s capital to lock down amid devastating virus surge

[NYT] The Fed Faces Criticism as It Wades Into Climate and Equity Issues

[WSJ] Foreign Buying of Chinese Government Bonds Stalls

[WSJ] U.S. Sanctions Squeeze Russia’s Bonds Despite Economic Strength

[FT] After Afghanistan, China and Russia will test Biden

[FT] India’s rupee tumbles as new Covid wave threatens recovery

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures fall in overnight trading after Dow, S&P 500 close at record highs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set to Rise, U.S. Equity Futures Dip: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead Tech retakes market lead as investors eye yields, earnings

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Coinbase Hangover Rattles Crypto Assets With Bitcoin Falling

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Huarong Bond Panic Eases After Government Breaks Silence

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Says It Has No Desire to Replace Dollar With Digital Yuan

[Reuters] China to expand digital yuan experiments - central bank vice governor

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Banks Face Growing Pressure to Phase Out Fossil-Fuel Lending

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Warns of ‘Consequences’ If Kremlin Critic Navalny Dies

[Bloomberg] China’s Retail Investors Fall Out of Love With Mutual Funds

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Plunges in Biggest Intraday Drop Since February

[Reuters] Bitcoin falls 11.1% to $53,356

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Historic Oil Glut Amassed During the Pandemic Has Almost Gone

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China to Focus on Domestic Use of Digital FX First, Zhou says

[AP] Man-made lakes in U.S. West are projected to shrink to historic lows, possibly triggering first-ever official shortage declaration

[Reuters] ’Dire need of beds, oxygen’: India’s capital under siege from COVID-19

[Reuters] UK warships to sail for Black Sea in May as Ukraine-Russia tensions rise- Sunday Times

[Reuters] Czechs expel 18 Russian envoys, accuse Moscow over ammunition depot blast

[Bloomberg] U.S., China Say They Will Cooperate to Tackle Climate Change

[WSJ] Economic Growth Is Set to Surge. Hiring Might Not Keep Up.

[FT] Biden shows he will wield US financial system as foreign policy weapon