Thursday, September 2, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Waver on Jobs Shocker as Tapering in Focus: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Gains After U.S. Jobs Data Comes in Well Below Estimates

[Reuters] Oil rises on demand outlook, Gulf outages

[CNBC] Jobs report disappoints — only 235,000 positions added vs. expectations of 720,000

[AP] After Ida soaks Northeast US, cleanup and mourning continues

[CNBC] Inflation could repeat the 1960s, when the Fed lost control, Niall Ferguson says

[Reuters] China's August services activity slumps into contraction- Caixin PMI

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Prime Minister Suga to Resign, Paving Way for New Leader

[CNBC] ‘Property market on steroids’: Asia-Pacific’s real estate boom sees buyers bidding up prices

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Sees Loose Monetary, Fiscal Policy Amid China Crackdowns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] City of Beijing Said to Seek Taking Didi Under State Control

[AP] China bans men it sees as not masculine enough from TV

[AP] Collectible prices skyrocket, to the dismay of hobbyists

[CNBC] Extreme weather ‘just a small preview of what’s going to happen,’ warns climate scientist

[Bloomberg] ECB Seen Slowing Pandemic Stimulus as Economic Recovery Advances

[Bloomberg] Key Contender to Lead Japan Warns Taiwan Is ‘Next Big Problem’

[WSJ] Chinese Essayist Revives Worries About a New Cultural Revolution

[WSJ] Sugar Prices Soar After Brazil Cold Snap

[FT] Beijing’s tech sector shock casts a long shadow

[FT] Evergrande bond trading halted on growing fears of cash crunch

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Eye Steady Start in Run-Up to Payrolls: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P, Nasdaq edge to record closes, energy stocks buoyant

[Reuters] Half of U.S. small businesses have unfilled job openings -NFIB

[AP] Manchin seeks ‘strategic pause’ on Biden bill, opposes $3.5T

[AP] Death toll tops 40 after Ida’s remnants blindside Northeast

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ida’s Leaves Toxic Chemicals, Sewage Swirling in Its Wake

[AP] GM, Ford halt some production as chip shortage worsens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fraying Relations With China Are About to Hit Australian Economy

[Reuters] Renaissance executives agree to pay around $7 billion to settle tax dispute with IRS -source