Sunday, August 15, 2021

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, U.S. Futures Slip Amid China, Delta Risks: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Stock futures pull back after the Dow and S&P 500 set records

[Reuters] Asia stocks off to cautious start, eye China data

[Reuters] Oil falls as Delta surge clouds fuel demand outlook

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Bonds Face Week of Reckoning as Loans, Key Data Come Due

[Reuters] Japan's economy rebounds in Q2, COVID clouds outlook

[AP] Taliban sweep into Afghan capital after government collapses

[AP] ‘Game over’: Westerners rush to leave Kabul, rescue Afghans

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo Finance] Small biz mood darkens amid 'roller coaster' of Delta variant, hiring 'struggle'

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Market Like a Coiled Spring Before Long-Awaited Fed Confab

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Junk Bond Issuance to Slow Next Week After Sales Blitz

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s New Covid Outbreak Puts Recovery at Risk: Eco Week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Bonds Face Week of Reckoning as Loans, Key Data Come Due

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Yields Set to Tighten Grip on Emerging-Market Currencies

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Italy’s Supercharged Bond Market Is All About Faith in the ECB

[CNBC] McLaren F1 sells for $20.5 million, the most expensive car auctioned this year

[AP] Thunderstorms, heat fuel wildfires burning across West

[Reuters] Taliban enter Afghan capital two decades after U.S.-led ouster

[AP] Officials: Afghan president has left the country

[Reuters] Analysis: Taliban gains give investors cause for concern beyond Afghanistan

[WSJ] Something Is Awry in the Treasury Market This Summer

[WSJ] China’s Corporate Crackdown Adds to Junk-Bond Distress

[WSJ] Small Traders Pile Back Into Cryptocurrencies

[WSJ] How the Taliban Overran the Afghan Army, Built by the U.S. Over 20 Years

[FT] A hedge fund revival? Industry hopes a dismal decade is over