Thursday, August 5, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Gains, Treasuries Fall After Jobs Report: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asian shares fall as Delta variant casts shadow over growth 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pares Weekly Loss While Delta Spread Ravages Demand Outlook

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Bond Selloff Deepens on Court Concern, Downgrades

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Southeast Asia Assets Go From Bad to Worse as Delta Hurts Region

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Job Growth Exceeds Forecast as Unemployment Rate Falls

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Credit-Market Cracks Emerge as Delta Strain Sows Reopening Angst

[CNBC] Biden could start reshaping the Fed next month – and progressives will want a say

[Reuters] Analysis-CEOs and central bankers talk past each other on inflation

[Reuters] S&P downgrades China Evergrande again to 'CCC'

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Huarong Investors Brace for Long-Awaited Financial Results

[Reuters] China sees highest daily coronavirus cases in current outbreak

[Reuters] Biden offers 'safe haven' to Hong Kong residents in U.S. after China crackdown

[FT] What happens when investors lose faith in Beijing?

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall St rises as jobless claims fall; Cigna weighs on healthcare stocks 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises With Broader Market Rebound Offsetting Delta’s Spread

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Manchin Urges Powell to Start QE Tapering, Citing Inflation Risk

[CNBC] Joe Manchin ‘deeply concerned’ about Fed’s easy-money policy, urges Powell to taper

[Reuters] Fed's Waller says accommodative policy may be pulled back sooner than expected

[Reuters] California's largest wildfire leaves historic town in ashes

[Reuters] U.S. approves potential sale of howitzers to Taiwan - Pentagon

[Reuters] Hardline cleric Raisi sworn in as Iran president amid tensions with West

[Bloomberg] U.S. Housing Boom Rescues More Than 1 Million ‘Underwater’ Homes

[Bloomberg] Property Investors Pay Up for Apartment Deals as Rents Spike

[Bloomberg] Huarong Investors Brace for Long-Awaited Financial Results

[WSJ] China’s Corporate Crackdown Is Just Getting Started. Signs Point to More Tumult Ahead.

[FT] Tett: How the Fed’s digital currency could displace crypto