Monday, May 17, 2021

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Dollar Retreats: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar slumps to multi-month lows as expectations of flat rates cement

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Breaks Out to Top Three-Month High as Inflation Fears Grow

[Reuters] Dollar falls on expectations U.S. rates will stay low for longer

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Copper Rises With Industrial Metals as Supply Risks Buoy Rally

[CNBC] U.S. housing starts drop sharply in April

[Yahoo/WP] As cryptocurrency goes wild, fear grows about who might get hurt

[Reuters] Fund Managers Say ‘Long Bitcoin’ Is the Most Crowded Trade in the World

[Reuters] Analysis: Junk bonds: An unlikely haven for rate hike-wary investors

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Huarong Bondholders May Face Significant Losses, NYT Reports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Banks Losing Share in China’s $186 Billion Loan Market

[AP] Explainer: How worrying is the variant first seen in India?

[Bloomberg] Authers: Inflation Psychology Is Being Jolted Back to Life

[Bloomberg] California Home Prices Shoot Past $800,000 for the First Time

[Bloomberg] Argentina Halts Beef Exports for 30 Days to Contain Prices

[NYT] China’s Biggest ‘Bad Bank’ Tests Beijing’s Resolve on Financial Reform

[NYT] Inflation Fears Abound as Gas and Lumber Shortages Bite. Should the Fed Worry?

[NYT] Censorship, Surveillance and Profits: A Hard Bargain for Apple in China

[WSJ] Investors Bet on Commercial Real Estate, Undeterred by Empty Offices and Hotel Rooms

[WSJ] China’s Economic Recovery Slowed in April

[WSJ] Credit Suisse Faces Banker Talent Drain After $5.5 Billion Archegos Hit

[FT] Lenders struggle to recoup losses after US corporate debt defaults

[FT] ‘I love this one!’: how social media cliques fuel trading in penny stocks

[FT] Hussman: The myths behind the current stock market bubble

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set for Muted Open; Dollar Steady: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall St weighed down by inflation jitters

[Reuters] Chile markets plunge after government hammered in constitution vote

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Oranges, Coffee at Risk as Brazil Runs Out of Water

[WSJ] From Bitcoin to Dogecoin: What’s Driving Cryptocurrencies’ Rise and the Challenges Ahead

Monday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Sector Leads Stocks Lower; Crude Oil Jumps: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Gold scales 3-1/2 month peak on subdued stocks, U.S. yields

[Reuters] Oil prices climb on hopes for economic recovery

[Reuters] Bitcoin drops to 3-month low in wild trading after Musk tweets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chile Assets Dive as Government Suffers Crushing Vote Defeat

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Clarida Says Not Yet Time to Start Taper Talk

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Cases Hit 14-Month Low; NYC Marathon Returns: Virus Update

[Reuters] U.S. homebuilder confidence steady in May, survey shows

[Yahoo Finance] U.S. experiencing 'a marked shift in bargaining power towards lower-income workers'