Thursday, November 18, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall With Europe on Lockdowns: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Europe lockdown fears rattle investors, spark dash for safe-havens

[Reuters] Euro slumps as Austria reimposes lockdown; dollar flying high

[Reuters] Asian shares down as Alibaba's slide reignites China worries 

[Reuters] Fed policymakers start penciling in earlier U.S. rate hikes

[Reuters] Austria imposes full lockdown, Germany may follow, as COVID grips Europe

[Reuters] China's land sales slump for 4th month as property woes worsen

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Property Stocks Surge; Land Sale Rules Eased: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fateful Day From India to Turkey Rocks Emerging-Market Investors

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] PBOC Warns Against One-Way Yuan Bets After Rally to 6-Year High

[Reuters] Japan to unveil record stimulus package, bucking global tapering trend

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Inflation Shows Continued Pulse as Gas Prices Surge

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Weidmann Says Inflation May Stay Above Target in Medium Term

[Reuters] From fire to floods, climate change hits Canada's fragile supply chain

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Warming Is Destroying Crops. Can It Be Stopped In Time?

[CNN] WTA chairman willing to pull out of China if tennis star Peng Shuai not fully accounted for

[Bloomberg] Broken Supply Chains Threaten Ruin at a Growing Number of Small Firms

[Bloomberg] Inflation Gives U.S. Workers Ammunition in Year-End Pay Reviews

[Bloomberg] China Faces Many Challenges in Keeping Economy Stable, Li Says

[Bloomberg] China’s Economy Is in for Much Slower Growth, Beige Book’s Miller Says

[Bloomberg] China Cities Ease Land Bidding Rules as Property Stress Spreads

[Bloomberg] ECB Mustn’t Tighten Despite ‘Painful’ Inflation, Lagarde Says

[WSJ] Political Calculus Confronts Biden on Fed Pick of Powell vs. Brainard

[WSJ] Turkey’s Rate Debacle Is a Warning for Emerging-Markets Investors

[WSJ] Hamptons Beachfront Home Sells for $70 Million

[FT] Low yields have left investors numb to risk, bond veteran Dan Fuss says

[FT] US supply chain strains divide ‘big box’ and small stores

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set for Mixed Start on China Tech Risk: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P, Nasdaq end at record peaks on strong earnings 

[Reuters] Treasury yields ease; Turkey's lira plunges

[AP] Virus surge worsens in Midwest as states expand boosters

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas, Midwest at Risk of Blackouts If Winter Brings Deep Freeze

[Bloomberg] Korea’s Producer Inflation Hits 13-Year High as Price Risks Grow

[WSJ] Turkey Currency Crisis Threatens Economy, Posing Challenge to Erdogan Rule

[FT] Emerging markets fall for second day on inflation and China fears

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P, Nasdaq rise on strong results from Nvidia, retailers 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Edges Higher as Bargain Hunters Swoop Into the Market

[Reuters] U.S. economy regaining speed as unemployment claims fall; manufacturing surges

[AP] Pressure on Fed's Powell is rising as inflation worsens

[MSN/WP] Shortage of homes for sale continues to plague housing market

[Yahoo Finance] Truck driver shortage: ‘I’ve never quite seen it this bad' in 30 years, analyst says

[Reuters] Texas electric grid still not ready for extreme winter weather -NERC

[Reuters] Canada struggles to reach 18,000 stranded by flood waters

[FT] Tett: The US Treasuries market is a dangerous place to dream