Sunday, August 1, 2021

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise Amid Earnings Optimism; Dollar Dips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar resumes downtrend after worst week since May

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Stocks Jump as Beijing Signals More Economic Support

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crude Oil Retreats as Investors Weigh Delta, Iranian Tensions

[CNBC] Treasury Dept to invoke ‘extraordinary measures’ as Congress misses debt-ceiling deadline

[Reuters] U.S. labor revival in doubt as Delta raises worries about 'back to school'

[Reuters] Delta spreads 'like wildfire' as doctors study whether it makes patients sicker 

[Reuters] Resilient factories battling with delays, rising costs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Politburo Signals Targeted Support as Growth Risks Mount

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Huarong Moves to Restructure, Exit Units in Downsizing Push

[Reuters] China's July factory activity growth slips to 15-month low - Caixin PMI

[Reuters] Asian factory activity hit by rising costs, Delta variant

[CNN] Delta variant challenges China's zero Covid strategy — and raises questions over its vaccine efficacy

[Reuters] Iran warns of response if security threatened after ship attack - TV

[WSJ] Fed Chairman Powell’s Approach to Regulation Has Drawn Criticism From Some Democrats

[WSJ] Companies Pay New Workers Higher Wages, and Current Employees Ask, ‘What About Us?’

[FT] Risky US loans face pushback from investors spoilt for choice

[FT] Analyst ‘buy’ ratings reach 18-year high in upbeat US earnings season

Sunday's Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow futures rise more than 100 points ahead of the first trading day of August

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Eye Steady Start in Shadow of China Curbs: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Opens Week Steady as Traders Weigh Demand, Iranian Tensions

[Reuters] At least 10 Republicans likely to support infrastructure bill-Senator Collins

[Reuters] U.S. will not lock down despite surge driven by Delta variant, Fauci says

[Reuters] Minneapolis Fed president says Delta variant could slow labor market recovery

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Xi Jinping’s Capitalist Smackdown Sparks a $1 Trillion Reckoning

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Blames Iran for Ship Attack, Plans ‘Appropriate Response’

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead-RPT-Earnings bounce, bond-yield drop help keep party going for U.S. stocks

[Reuters] U.S. senators to move forward with infrastructure bill on Sunday

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Debt Ceiling Suspension Ends, Congress Unclear on Next Step

[Reuters] China new home price growth slows in July - private survey

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Sells Stakes in Internet Unit for $418 Million

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Seeks More Communication With U.S. on Overseas IPOs

[FT] Market jitters only underscore China’s importance to global economy

[FT] ‘The global supply chain wasn’t built for this’: freight delays hammer US