Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed After Jobs Data; Oil Declines: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Near Four-Month High as Fed Signals Taper Talk Is Coming

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Claws Back to $40,000 After Crypto Market Meltdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Huarong Bond Losses Spread Onshore, Risking Downward Spiral

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims drop further below 500,000

[Dow Jones] Labor Shortage Hits Small Businesses as Some Workers Stay Home

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Ratchets Up Price Warnings as Inflation Fears Mount

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Big Role in Treasury Market to Last Long After Taper Ends

[Reuters] Analysis: Global liquidity is shrinking and that’s no bad thing

[AP] Fed officials in April cautioned about inflation pressures

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Flag Hits Level Seen When ECB Last Hiked Rates

[Reuters] Jump in German producer prices points to higher inflation pressure

[Reuters] SPACs raise record $100 billion in IPOs so far this year -data

[Reuters] China says U.S. warship illegally enters its territory in S. China Sea

[Reuters] Antarctica gives birth to world’s largest iceberg

[Bloomberg] Huarong Bond Losses Spread Onshore, Risking Downward Spiral

[Bloomberg] Bonds Have Never Been So Useless as a Hedge to Stocks Since 1999

[WSJ] Real-Estate Frenzy Overwhelms Small-Town America: ‘I Came Home Crying’

[WSJ] China’s Mutual-Fund Stars Go From Boom to Backlash

[FT] Corporations scramble to interpret signs of overheating US economy

[FT] Bitcoin’s growing energy problem: ‘It’s a dirty currency’

Wednesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Dip, Stocks Mixed; Yields Up on Fed: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] The crypto collapse: Here’s what’s behind bitcoin’s sudden drop

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Markets’ Frothy Edge Rattled in Rough Day for Bets on Innovation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Meme Stocks Get Caught in Risk-Off Plunge to Snap Hot Streak

[Reuters] Ahead of jobs miss, some Fed officials edged towards 'taper' debate

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Taiwan’s Once Blistering Economy Is Now Battered From All Sides

[WSJ] Fed Signals Eventual Shift From Easy-Money Pandemic Policies

[WSJ] Bitcoin Selloff Undermines Case for Cryptocurrencies

[FT] Fed officials talked about talking about tapering asset purchases

[FT] Cisco says shortages will disrupt supply chains for rest of year

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street closes lower after Fed minutes, crypto fall

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed; Yields Rise on Fed Minutes: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Whipsaws Investors With Same-Day Plunge, Rally of 30%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Officials Signal Open to Taper Talk at ‘Upcoming Meetings’

[Reuters] Fed officials discussed adjusting money market support in April, minutes show

[Reuters] U.S. House Republicans propose $400 billion for highway projects

[Reuters] Fed's Bostic says not yet at bar for any QE taper

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury to hold financial stability council meeting on June 11

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Near 50% Puts Argentina On Path That Failed Before