Thursday, July 22, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain on Earnings Cheer; Bonds Dip: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Closes Out Wild Week With Rally Intact as Bulls Fight Back

[Reuters] Gold steady as lower bond yields negate pressure from firm dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Seen Speeding Taper of MBS in Early-2022 Start to Pullback

[Reuters] Take Five: The great Fed conundrum

[CNBC] Delta variant is one of the most infectious respiratory diseases known, CDC director says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] As Junk Bond Sales Near Record, Dealmakers Crave a Summer Break

[CNBC] The global IPO market had its strongest second quarter in 20 years, report says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Banks Rethink Evergrande Mortgage Halt After HKMA Queries

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe’s Recovery Threatened by Supply-Chain, Inflation Squeeze

[Reuters] ECB's Wunsch uncomfortable with multi-year commitment on rates

[Reuters] Russia raises key rate to 6.5% in sharpest move since 2014

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Drought Forces North America Farmers to Turn Food Crops to Hay

[Reuters] Exclusive: As Taliban advances, Afghan military overhauls war strategy

[WSJ] How Much More Will Your Oreos Cost? Companies Test Price Increases

[WSJ] U.S. Median Home Price Hit New High in June

[WSJ] Palm Beach Real Estate Is So Hot, at Least 22 Homes Sold for $40M-Plus Since Covid

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fluctuate After Two-Day Rally; Bonds Climb: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Euro slips, dollar edges higher in see-saw trading

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Natural Gas Jumps to $4 in U.S. as Heat Amplifies Supply Concern

[AP] Existing US home sales up in June; prices reach new heights

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Weidmann, Wunsch Opposed ECB’s New Guidance on Interest Rates

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Food Crops Become Animal Feed as North American Drought Worsens

[Reuters] U.S. housing market floats back to earth

[Reuters] Mexico inflation up more than expected, new rate hikes possible