Thursday, October 21, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Feels Drag of Snap’s Warning; Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brazil Market Rout Deepens as Bolsonaro Loses Economic Aides

[AP] Turkish lira continues to slide after interest rate cut

[Reuters] Asian tech shares jump, China property stocks rally as Evergrande makes payment

[Reuters] U.S. business activity accelerates in October, shortages hamper factories - IHS Markit survey

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Fears Wrack Bonds as Fed Seen Hiking Twice Next Year

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Repayment Lifts Chinese Developers, Asia Junk Bonds

[Reuters] China Evergrande supplies funds for interest payment, set to avert default

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Coupon Payment Made; China Downplays Risk: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tears Up the Rule Book in the Race to Fix Its Energy Crisis

[Reuters] China will roll out counter-cyclical steps if FX market faces greater fluctuations - regulator

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Hints Its Crackdown on Tech Giants Is Coming to an End

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Four Brazil Economic Aides Resign After Spending Plan Unveiled

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Paraguay Raises Key Rate to 2.75% With Biggest Hike in a Decade

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Winter Crisis Raises Prospect of Energy Blockades in Europe

[Reuters] Biden says United States would come to Taiwan's defense

[AP] China vows no concessions on Taiwan after Biden comments

[Bloomberg] Think Everything’s Expensive Now? Wait Until You See What’s Next

[Bloomberg] One of California’s Wealthiest Counties Could Run Out of Water Next Summer

[NYT] How the Supply Chain Broke, and Why It Won’t Be Fixed Anytime Soon

[NYT] U.S. Warns Climate Poses ‘Emerging Threat’ to Financial System

[WSJ] The Monetary Bathtub Is Overflowing

[FT] Biden vows to defend Taiwan from any Chinese aggression

[FT] Can Weidmann’s exit help Germany rebuild frayed relations with ECB?

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Fall; Asia Stocks Set for Mixed Start: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Nasdaq futures dip after tech earnings fall flat

[Reuters] Months-long 'trading blackout' was urged for Fed officials last year

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Oil Hub Emptying to Levels Last Seen When Crude Cost $100

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] VIX Index Closes at Lowest Level Since Beginning of Pandemic

[CNBC] Whirlpool CEO says he’s ‘starting to get worried’ the U.S. labor shortage may become structural

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Faces Make-or-Break Weekend for Bond Payment

[Reuters] Exclusive: UK public's inflation expectations rocket to record high - GfK

[Reuters] Rocket failure mars U.S. hypersonic weapon test as others succeed

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise to Record as Earnings Boost Sentiment: Markets Wrap 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brazil Markets Plunge as Bolsonaro Vows to Dole Out More Aid

[Reuters] Brazil stocks and currency plunge, rate futures rise on fiscal fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Market’s Inflation Bets Reach Highest in More Than a Decade

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines by Most in Two Weeks Amid Global Growth Fears

[Bloomberg] Inside China’s Desperate Race to Resolve Its Energy Crisis

[Reuters] Manchin does not see Democratic agreement on Biden's social bill 'anytime soon'

[Reuters] Few options for G7 trade chiefs to alleviate supply pinch

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] What Happens if the World’s Key Metal Exchange Has No Metal?

[Reuters] Fed could raise rates as soon as Q3 2022, Bostic says

[Reuters] Fed bans stock trading, restricts other investing activities by top officials

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Junk-Bond Funds See $2.3 Billion Inflow, Most Since April

[WSJ] U.S. Intelligence Report Sounds New Climate Warning

[FT] BoE chief economist warns UK inflation likely to hit 5%

[FT] An auf Wiedersehen to Jens Weidmann

[FT] What China’s hypersonic test launch reveals about the global arms race