Monday, May 24, 2021

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Buoyed by Fed Price Comments; Dollar Slips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall St to test record high on Fed balm as dollar languishes

[Reuters] Oil near one-week high as prospect of Iran glut wanes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Steadies Near Four-Month High Amid Fed Inflation Comment

[Reuters] Metals - China crackdown on prices subdues industrial metals

[CNBC] Home prices in March saw highest growth in over 15 years, S&P Case-Shiller says

[Reuters] U.S. Senate banking chair plans interest-rate cap bill as he turns up heat on lenders

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury’s Liang Seeks to Review Bond Market After 2020 Stresses

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Erdogan Reshuffles Central Bank Again With New Deputy

[Dow Jones] German Business Sentiment Rises Strongly in May

[Dow Jones] Brazil 12-Month Inflation Accelerates to 7.27% in Month Through Mid-May

[Reuters] Belarus faces new sanctions over jetliner ‘state piracy,’ arrest of journalist

[Bloomberg] U.S. Home Prices Surge Most Since 2005, Fueled by Low Rates

[Bloomberg] Fed Aims to Radically Transform Funding Markets

[Bloomberg] Gilbert: The Hidden Risk Beneath Crypto’s UnFunnyNotMoney

[WSJ] Lumber Prices Are Through the Roof, Punishing Apartment Builders

[WSJ] Commodity Prices Have Soared, but Miners Aren’t Investing

[WSJ] Don’t Bet Against Beijing’s Efforts to Smother Bitcoin

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

[WSJ] Emerging-Market Bonds Prove Covid Resistant

[WSJ] Russian Military Seeks to Outmuscle U.S. in Arctic

[WSJ] The Wuhan Lab Leak Question: A Disused Chinese Mine Takes Center Stage

[FT] The demise of the dollar? Reserve currencies in the era of ‘going big’

[FT] El-Erian: The Federal Reserve is no longer markets’ best friend

[FT] China’s renminbi hits three-year high against dollar

[FT] House prices are acting like stock prices

[FT] Italian bank collapses on exposure to Greensill and GFG

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Steady Amid Easing Inflation Fears: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury deputy chief sees G7 backing for 15%-plus global minimum tax

[Reuters] Fed's George says doesn't dismiss risk of inflation surge

[Reuters] U.S. chip funding could result in seven to 10 new factories - officials

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Commodity Markets Hear Mixed Message in Price Crackdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Belize Defaults on Its Debt for Second Time in a Year, S&P Says

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Running Out of Options as Recovery Falters in Asia

[Bloomberg] Huarong Bonds Lose Half Their Value in Key China Funding Market

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall St headed for strong open as higher oil drives energy stocks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Holds Near Four-Month High as Fund Buying, ETFs Buoy Demand

[Reuters] Dollar hovers near 4-month lows, bitcoin holds bounce

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Jumps Toward $40,000 After Musk Tweet on Mining Council

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Surges With Iran Saying Differences Remain on Sanctions Deal

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields drop after Fed officials vow support to keep policy easy for some time

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

[CNBC] Bitcoin’s trading action lately is wild even by crypto’s standards and the drama is not over yet

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Boom in Chinese Firms Listing in the U.S. Comes to a Sudden Halt

[Yahoo Finance] Bullard: Fed 'not quite there yet' to start taper talk

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Buy Anything’ Debt Market Sees Private Equity Payday