Thursday, April 22, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise After Stocks Bruised by Tax Plan: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] European stocks eye weekly drop, Bitcoin slides on U.S. tax hike plan

[Reuters] Gold Heads for Third Weekly Gain as Yields, Dollar Trend Down

[Reuters] Ether plunges 10% a day after hitting record high

[Reuters] U.S. new home sales rebound exceeds expectations in March

[Reuters] After blazing U.S. stock rally, some warn of tougher market ahead

[CNBC] New Covid variant detected at Texas A&M lab shows signs of antibody resistance and more severe illness in young people

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Surprises With 50-Basis Point Rate Hike, Signals More

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Officials Expect Heated June Decision on Crisis Program

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Collapse in Sweden Puts Spotlight Back on Quants

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey Begins Manhunt for CEO of Collapsed Crypto Exchange

[CNBC] India reports more than 330,000 new Covid cases, setting a fresh global record

[Bloomberg] China Huarong Securities Unit Delays Release of 2020 Results

[Bloomberg] Rare Lumber Trade Shows How Extreme U.S. Shortages Have Become

[NYT] Now That Everyone Is Bullish, Be Cautious

[WSJ] U.S. Existing-Home Prices Climb on Tight Supply

[WSJ] SPAC Surge Pumps Up Junk-Bond Market

[WSJ] Behind Bitcoin’s Recent Slide: Imploding Bets and Forced Liquidations

[WSJ] At Earth Day Climate Summit, Biden Pushes for Sharp Cut to Greenhouse-Gas Emissions

[WSJ] U.S. Concerns About China Put Focus on Taiwan’s Defensive Weakness

[FT] Investors plough money into US inflation-protected bond funds

[FT] EM issuers raise record $191bn on foreign debt markets in early 2021

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures tick higher after concerns over capital gain tax hike prompt selling

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop on Biden Plan to Lift Capital-Gain Tax: Markets Wrap 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Corn Leads Surge in Crops With Global Supply Concerns Mounting

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Eyeing Tax Rate as High as 43.4% in Next Economic Package

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Archegos Fiasco Thwarts Nomura’s Push to Join Wall Street Elite

[Yahoo Finance] Economic growth is 'peaking': Goldman Sachs

[Bloomberg] Inflation Forces the Bank of Canada’s Hand Ahead of Fed and ECB

[NYT] Biden Will Seek Tax Increase on Rich to Fund Child Care and Education

[WSJ] Robinhood, Three Friends and the Fortune That Got Away

[FT] ECB dismisses tapering talk as recovery ‘has a long way to go’

Thursday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] Sell-off intensifies with the Dow dropping 400 points on fears of higher capital gains taxes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop on Biden Plan to Lift Capital-Gain Tax: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Eyeing Capital Gains Tax as High as 43.4% for Wealthy

[Reuters] Biden to propose hike in capital gains taxes to pay for more child care - sources