Thursday, August 26, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Powell’s Dovish Taper Tone: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tech Rally Fizzles After Report on Tighter IPO Rules

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Weekly Gain With Storm Brewing, Fed Speech Awaited

[Reuters] Fed's Powell gives no signal on start of bond-buying taper, weighs Delta risks

[Dow Jones] U.S. Consumer Spending Up 0.3%, Personal Income Rose 1.1% in July

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending slows in July; monthly inflation moderates

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Advisers Weigh Powell as Fed Chair, Brainard as Vice Chair

[Reuters] Exclusive-Fed's Bostic says 'reasonable' to begin bond-buying taper in October

[Reuters] Exit game: Central banks' shift from crisis policies gathers momentum

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation-Wary Germans Are Loading Up on Gold

[Reuters] U.S. coronavirus hospitalizations hit eight-month high over 100,000

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Fire Sale Just Getting Started as Debt Woes Mount

[CNBC] China reportedly weighs ban on U.S. IPOs from domestic tech companies with sensitive data

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Winners and Losers in China’s Sweeping Private-Sector Crackdown

[Reuters] Global bond funds see big inflows on investor caution-Lipper

[CNBC] Tim Cook receives over 5 million shares of Apple stock worth $750 million

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tropical Storm Ida Forms in Caribbean, Heading for Louisiana

[Bloomberg] PBOC Signals Reserve Ratio Cut to Boost Rural Finance

[Bloomberg] China Looms Large as Japan, Taiwan Ruling Parties Talk Security

[WSJ] Now It’s Everyone’s Dollar, and Everyone’s Problem

[WSJ] As China-Taiwan Tensions Rise, Japan Begins Preparing for Possible Conflict

[FT] Jay Powell’s Jackson Hole speech to be scrutinised for taper timing clues

[FT] Political and economic worries dent confidence in Brazilian markets

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall on Kabul Blasts, Hawkish Fed View: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rally falters on pandemic surge, renewed Mexico supply

[AP] Dilemma for Fed chief: High inflation and a surging virus

[Reuters] Fed hawks circle before Powell speech as they push for bond taper

[Reuters] Fed's Kaplan: don't see anything to change '22 rates liftoff view

[Reuters] U.S. August auto sales to fall as supply constraints continue - J.D. Power, LMC Automotive

[AP] Virus surge breaks hospital records amid rising toll on kids

[Reuters] Dozens of civilians, 12 U.S. troops killed in bloodbath at Kabul airport

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Storm Threatens to Become Hurricane and Strike Louisiana

[FT] Ping An pledges to be more prudent after China Fortune Land exposure

[Bloomberg] Wave of Expiring Treasury Options Adds Risk to Jackson Hole

[WSJ] Why Is the Supply Chain Still So Snarled? We Explain, With a Hot Tub

[FT] ECB holdouts dissented on new policy guidance, minutes show