Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Mixed Amid Earnings: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asia shares sit at 2021 lows ahead of Fed verdict

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Edges Higher Amid Signs of Drop in U.S. Fuel Stockpiles

[Reuters] Gold holds steady as investors await Fed verdict

[Reuters] China state-owned daily urges calm after market rout

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed to Stress Patience on Scaling Back as Virus Threat Lurks

[Reuters] Blip or bad moon rising? Fed meets amid COVID-19 surge, inflation jitters

[Reuters] U.S. goods trade deficit widens in June

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mortgage rates just dropped to a six-month low, and refinances shoot higher

[Reuters] Billions of lockdown savings funnelled to funds

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Escalating Property Curbs Point to Xi’s New Priority

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Australia Inflation Quickens to Fastest Since 2008 on Covid Jolt

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Comes for Aluminum, as the Everywhere Metal Surges

[Reuters] U.S. concern over China nukes buildup after new silos report

[Bloomberg] Beijing's Big Tech Crackdown Means a Bad Summer for Investors Everywhere

[Bloomberg] Schools Brace for a Chaotic Reopening With Delta Raging

[Bloomberg] China Warns of More Floods, Extreme Weather After Weeks of Chaos

[WSJ] Fed Meeting Will Focus on Tapering Timeline

[WSJ] The Delta Variant Is More Contagious. Here’s What It Means For You.

[FT] Rapid spread of Delta in US complicates Fed’s ‘taper timeline’

[FT] Evergrande’s tumultuous week renews fears of liquidity crisis

[FT] Have we entered a new phase of climate change?

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set to Track U.S. Fall Amid China Risk: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Stock futures are lower after major averages snap five-day winning streak

[Reuters] Apple says chip shortage reaches iPhone, growth forecast slows

[AP] $15 wage becoming a norm as employers struggle to fill jobs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Escalating Property Curbs Underline Xi’s New Priority

[Reuters] Biden: If U.S. has 'real shooting war' it could be result of cyber attacks

[Bloomberg] Spiraling Debt Crisis Confronts Evergrande Billionaire — and Xi

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Apple, Microsoft Drag Stocks Lower Before Earnings: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] S&P 500 drops 1% from a record, falling for the first time in six days

[Reuters] Gold nudges up as dollar softens, eyes on Fed meeting 

[Reuters] U.S. consumer confidence at 17-month high; business spending on equipment strong

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Market Rout Is Catching Wall Street Investors Off Guard

[Reuters] IMF raises growth forecasts for rich nations, dims outlook for developing world

[Reuters] Global commercial insurance prices rose 15% in second quarter- Marsh report

[Reuters] Beijing crackdown spurs $2.6 billion Chinese equity outflow this week-IIF