Thursday, August 19, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Extend Drop as Traders See Off Gloomy Week: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Half a trillion dollars wiped from China markets in a week as clampdowns shatter confidence

[Reuters] Global shares eye worse week since February, dollar firm as investors seek safety

[Reuters] Oil heads for 7% weekly drop as Delta variant spreads

[WP] With prices creeping up, more Americans are turning to dollar stores

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Pledges to Fix Debt After Rare Rebuke From Regulators

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Regulatory Fears Ensnare More Stocks in Xi Jinping’s New China

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Slow Bond Sales Will Delay Infrastructure Boost

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Amazon Became Hedge Fund Favorite Just Before Shares Tumbled

[AP] ‘Bracing for the worst’ in Florida’s COVID-19 hot zone

[Reuters] U.S. position on Taiwan unchanged despite Biden comment - official

[Bloomberg] Why China Is Bailing Out Huarong But Punishing Others

[Bloomberg] Can China Step Off Its Property Treadmill? Not Likely

[WSJ] First-Time Issuers Help Fuel Junk Bond Rally

[WSJ] Huarong’s Survival Doesn’t Mean Chinese Firms Can’t Fail

[FT] China’s regulators order Evergrande to resolve debt issues

[FT] Chip shortage deepens supply problems at global carmakers

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends with slim gain as tech strength offsets cyclical woes

[Reuters] Treasuries -Yields dip on COVID concerns, Fed on track to trim bond purchases

[Reuters] U.S. dollar scales 9-month peak on Fed taper outlook, Delta variant

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Commodity Slump Accelerates Amid Growth Fears and Fed Taper Talk

[Reuters] Republican senator calls on Biden to reappoint Powell to top Fed job

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mortgage Debt Is Rising at Its Fastest Pace in Canada Since 2007