Thursday, June 17, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks, Bonds Slide on Taper Fear: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crude Oil Declines With Commodities Pressured by Fed’s Plan

[CNBC] Fed’s Jim Bullard sees first interest rate hike coming as soon as 2022

[CNBC] Mortgage rates shoot higher after Fed Chairman Powell’s comments

[Reuters] Analysis: As Fed wakes sleeping dollar, jolted bears may bolster gains

[Reuters] Goldman sees Fed-driven dip in commodities as a 'buying opportunity'

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Inflation Gains for the First Time Since March 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Draghi Calls for More Stimulus to Exceed Pre-Covid Growth Trend

[CNBC] New Covid study hints at long-term loss of brain tissue, Dr. Scott Gottlieb warns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] California Braces for Another Day of Heat, Potential Blackouts

[Bloomberg] China Growth Decouples From Credit, With Global Implications

[Bloomberg] Authers: Markets Start to Suspect the Fed Has Cold Feet

[WSJ] Bipartisan $1 Trillion Infrastructure Package Gains Steam

[WSJ] Fed Reverse Repos Surge to Record of $756 Billion After Rate Tweak

[WSJ] West Risks Blackouts as Drought Reduces Hydroelectric Power

[FT] Reflation trades pummelled as Fed shift resets markets

[FT] Bond spreads collapse as investors rush into corporate debt

[FT] How China is targeting Big Tech

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Tech-heavy Nasdaq rises on growth optimism, shrugs off hawkish Fed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yield on 30-Year Treasuries Tumbles as Curve Continues to Flatten

[Reuters] Gold slips over 2%, palladium sheds 10% as post-Fed slide accelerates

[Reuters] Grains - Corn, soy plunge on U.S. weather, broad commodities sell-off

[Reuters] U.S. corporate junk-bond spread narrows, lowest since 2007

[Reuters] U.S. leading indicator points to further economic recovery in May

[Yahoo Finance] Inflationary concerns set up a showdown inside the Federal Reserve

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Big Tech-Long Bond Trade Reasserts Itself on Fed: Markets Wrap

[CNN] The shocking numbers behind the Lake Mead drought crisis