Thursday, August 12, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady as Europe Extends Win Streak: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady as Covid Return Casts Shadow Over Demand Outlook

[Reuters] Analysis: As Fed shifts gears, shaping consensus gets trickier for Powell

[Reuters] U.S. House moderates to add to Democratic divisions on budget plan: NYT

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Port Shutdown Raises Fears of Closures Worldwide

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Things Are Suddenly Turning Against South Korea’s Markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Pile Into Tail-Risk Bets That Fed Won’t Hike at All

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Winners and Losers of China’s Sudden Crackdown

[Reuters] China's new US envoy stresses importance of Taiwan in first high level meeting

[Reuters] Droughts shrink hydropower, pose risk to global push to clean energy

[Reuters] Taliban captures two major cities, tightening grip on Afghanistan

[WSJ] Home Prices Jumped Across the U.S. in Second Quarter

[WSJ] Evergrande’s Enormous Bill Finally Comes Due

[FT] China puts growth ahead of climate with surge in coal-powered steel mills

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set for Cautious Start After U.S. High: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow set fresh records as recovery marches forward

[Reuters] China signals crackdown on privacy, data, anti-trust to go on

[AP] States that had a grip on COVID now seeing a crush of cases

[USNWR] China Preparing to Recognize Taliban if Kabul Falls: Sources

[Bloomberg] Massive China Port Shutdown Raises Fears of Closures Worldwide

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Stocks hold near highs; Treasury yields, dollar firm as tapering debate dominates

[Reuters] Technology stocks lift S&P 500 to record high in listless session

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Dips as Traders Weigh Delta’s Impact on Global Demand

[Reuters] Global M&A volumes hit new record in 2021, overtaking last year's haul

[AP] First water cuts in US West supply to hammer Arizona farmers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mexico Delivers Second Straight Rate Hike on High Inflation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brazil Central Bank Vows to Do What’s Needed to Tame Prices

[Reuters] Taliban poised to capture Afghan cities of Herat, Kandahar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Climate change more strongly linked to downside economic growth risks: Fed paper