Sunday, May 23, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain; China’s Stance Weighs on Metals: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rallies Toward $65 With Iran Deal in Focus, Goldman Bullish

[Reuters] Crypto miners halt China business after Beijing cracks down, bitcoin dives

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Holds Near Four-Month High Amid Bullish Investor Sentiment

[Reuters] Dollar stuck near 3-month lows, bitcoin struggles

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Climbs Above $64 as Investors Track Virus Fight, Iran Talks

[Dow Jones] U.S. Economic Growth Lost Momentum in April — Chicago Fed

[Reuters] Analysis: The Fed thinks it can have it all: strong economy, job growth, stable inflation

[Reuters] U.S. home prices to keep racing ahead with risks to upside

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Targets ‘Speculators and Hoarders’ to Stop Commodity Boom

[CNBC] Robert Shiller: ‘Wild West’ mentality is gripping housing, stocks and crypto

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Three Disasters Show Gaps in $1.7 Trillion Infrastructure Plan

[AP] India virus death toll passes 300,000, 3rd highest in world

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Rejects Western Outrage at Plane Arrest: Belarus Update

[NYT] The Costly Pursuit of Self-Driving Cars Continues On. And On. And On.

[WSJ] China’s Latest Crackdown on Bitcoin, Other Cryptocurrencies Shakes Market

[WSJ] How a Global Minimum Tax Could Impact Markets

[WSJ] Inflation Starts to Hit Auto and Home Insurers

[WSJ] Issuance of Bundles of Risky Loans Jumps to 16-Year High

[WSJ] Intelligence on Sick Staff at Wuhan Lab Fuels Debate on Covid-19 Origin

[FT] G7 is close to deal on taxation of world’s largest companies

[FT] Unhedged: Talking bubbles with Jeremy Grantham

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, U.S. Futures Steady; Cryptos Extend Swings: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asia shares cautious ahead of U.S. inflation test, Bitcoin slides

[CNBC] Bitcoin resumes sell-off over weekend, falls below $32,000

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inside the Race to Avert Disaster at China’s Biggest ‘Bad Bank’

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Solar Power's Decade of Falling Costs Is Thrown Into Reverse

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] First Warning Sign in the Global Commodity Boom Flashes in China

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Braces for $1.3 Trillion Maturity Wall as Defaults Surge

[CNBC] It’s not your imagination. Rising airfares and hotel rates are making vacations more expensive

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Bitcoin falls 8.9% to $34,156

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Rebound Euphoria Tests Central Bankers’ Nerves on Risk

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Meat Eaters Hit Hardest as Inflation Sweeps U.S. Grocery Aisles

[MarketWatch] More investors than ever are borrowing to buy stocks.

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Corporate Debt Holds Up Amid Market Volatility

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Cases Halve in a Month; Outbreak Hits Everest: Virus Update

[WSJ] Inflation Forces Investors to Scramble for Solutions

[WSJ] For Startup Leaders, SPACs Have Lost Their Allure

[FT] China’s top diplomat heads to Russia as ties reach ‘best level in history’