TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 03/01 – 03/07

Weekend 03/06 & 03/07

Roblox goes public, inflation data: What to know in the week ahead – yahoofinance
Brace For Oil Surge: Saudi Oil Tank In Ras Tanura Port Hit In Houthi Drone Attack – Zerohedge
World on brink of fourth wave of coronavirus – thehill
China Exports Jump By Most Ever As Global Economy Redlines – Zerohedge
Mega Squeeze Coming: Last Week Saw Biggest Hedge Fund Shorting Since May – Zerohedge
Billionaire Olivier Dassault, France’s 10th Richest Man, Dies In Helicopter Crash – Zerohedge
JPMorgan Estimates Up To $316 Billion In Forced Month-End Selling – Zerohedge
The Senate passed Biden’s $1.9 trillion stimulus bill – here’s what’s next – cnbc
Senate Passes $1.9 Trillion Stimulus Package; House Plans Tuesday Vote – Zerohedge
You can now be a ‘millionaire’ in Venezuela for 50 cents – nypost
One Bank Turn Apocalyptic: “The Fed Will Inevitably Move To YCC” As “Rates Are No Longer Anchored” – Zerohedge
PPT? Stocks Rescued By Biggest Intraday Dip-Buy Since 2011 EU Crisis Bailouts – Zerohedge
SLR Chaos Sparks Wild Moves In Swap Spreads – Zerohedge
Kashkari Stunner: If Real Rates Spike “That May Warrant” More Easing – Zerohedge
Week Ahead: When it rains, it pours (bond bearish news) – nordea


Friday 03/05

Business Live – guardian

“How Long Can This Last?” JPM Slams Powell’s Catastrophic Conference – Zerohedge
FDIC Chair Says No Need For SLR Relief – Zerohedge
Repo Wreck: 10Y Tumbles Below Fails Charge, Trades -3.1% In Repo – Zerohedge
Rabo: Powell Had The Opportunity To Put To Rest Concerns He Is Losing Control Of The Curve: He Didn’t – Zerohedge
Nickel slumps as electric dreams are rudely disturbed – Reuters
75% Of All Jobs Added In February Were Waiters And Bartenders – Zerohedge
Huge Payrolls Beat: US Adds 379K Jobs In February… But There’s A Catch – Zerohedge
Analysis: After weathering February storm, junk bonds count on Fed protection – Reuters
Cryptocurrency trading volumes spike 17% in February: CryptoCompare – Reuters
10Y Treasury Hits A Stunning -4.25% In Repo As Yields Blow Out – Zerohedge
Goldman hikes Brent forecast, says ‘shale discipline’ behind OPEC strategy – Reuters
Futures Bounce After BOJ Jawbone; Traders Remain On Edge Ahead Of Payrolls – Zerohedge
Foreign demand drives up German industrial orders in January – Reuters
How Much Money Will Biden’s New Stimulus Inject Into The Market – Zerohedge
Surging bond yields push Asian shares to one-month lows – Reuters
China Cuts Growth Outlook, Increases Military Spend, Shrugged Off Climate Change In Latest ‘Five-Year Plan’ – Zerohedge
China shares fall as parliamentary meeting sets conservative growth target – Reuters
‘Two sessions’ 2021: China to expand land supply to rein in runaway home prices as premier vows to get a grip on affordability – scmp
China sets ‘low bar’ for GDP growth, pledges more jobs – Reuters

Thursday 03/04

Business Live – guardian
Senate takes first step toward passing $1.9 trillion Covid relief bill — here’s what happens next – cnbc
Fed Chairman Powell says economic reopening could cause inflation to pick up temporarily – cnbc

Dow falls more than 300 points as Powell fails to ease rate fears, Nasdaq goes negative on the year – cnbc
Nasdaq Enters Correction, S&P Red For 2021, TSY Yields Explode After Powell’s Nothingburger – Zerohedge
JPM: Clients Are Getting Concerned About Concentration Risk – Zerohedge
Americans have saved $1.6 trillion since the pandemic began. 3 shocking facts show how big that is. – businessinsider
Barstool’s Portnoy-Backed BUZZ ETF Stumbles On Debut – Zerohedge
New Biden economic hires point toward infrastructure, manufacturing emphasis – Reuters
Here’s why inflation is kryptonite for bonds as Powell’s comments rock markets – cnbc
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Snowflake, Palantir, Vroom and more – cnbc
Oil Surges As OPEC+ Agrees To Keep Output Unchanged In April – Zerohedge
Global equity funds continue to see money inflows on growth hopes – Reuters
US Factory Orders Surge, Biggest YoY Rise In 2 Years – Zerohedge
Morgan Stanley raises GE target to $17, a high among Wall Street banks – cnbc
Over 18 Million Americans Are Still On Government Jobless Benefits – Zerohedge
Historic Repo Market Insanity: 10Y Treasury Trades At -4% In Repo Ahead Of Monster Short Squeeze – Zerohedge
European markets set for lower open as bond moves wobble global stocks – cnbc
Morgan Stanley Warns Tesla Is Losing Market Share To Ford Mustang Mach-E – Zerohedge
FX Daily: Waiting on Powell to calm things down – ing
Watch Real, Not Nominal Yields – Zerohedge
Investors look to Fed for next steps as Twist speculation ramps up – Reuters
Bond scares spook world shares, investors look to Powell – Reuters
Bank of Japan shares hit upper limit for fourth session, nearly doubling this week – Reuters
Millions of U.S. households would not get COVID-19 payments under new Biden plan – Reuters
“Two Sessions” 2021: 5 Things You Need To Know About China’s Biggest Political Gathering – Zerohedge
Tech Wreck Goes Global – Chinese Stocks Slump Most Since 2016 – Zerohedge
China stocks fall as consumers, material firms tumble; Hang Seng slips – Reuters
Changes to the Hang Seng index could help investors diversify risks, strategist says – cnbc


Wednesday 03/03

Business Live – guardian
Analysis: Spike in bond yields dented some hedge fund February returns – Reuters
Will Powell Unveil Operation Twist 3.0 Tomorrow? – Zerohedge
Axios Markets – axios

Negative rates are effective tools to spur growth – IMF blog – Reuters
Siemens Energy to replace Beiersdorf in German DAX index – Reuters
Wall Street drops as high-flying tech stocks retreat – Reuters
Stocks & Bonds Hammered As Hindenburg Omen Strikes – Zerohedge
How Inflation Could Affect Multi-Asset-Class Portfolios – msci
German Flying-Taxi Startup Is In Talks to Merge With Qell SPAC – Bloomberg
S&P 500 falls more than 1% as tech stocks get hit amid a jump in bond yields – cnbc
U.S. economy got off to modest start in 2021, Fed says – Reuters
Beige Book Escalates Inflation Warning: Sees Most Prices Rising “Moderately”, Some “Notably” – Zerohedge
U.S. gets ‘C-,’ faces $2.59 trillion in infrastructure needs over 10 years: report – Reuters
5Y Treasury Almost 0.75% Sending “Warning #2” To Stocks – Zerohedge
Private payrolls growth well short of expectations for February, ADP says – cnbc
Goods-Sector Jobs Tumble Most Since April As ADP Employment Gains Slow In February – Zerohedge
Greensill crisis spreads as Bank of England and German regulator take action – guardian
Euro zone in double-dip recession but optimism soared in February: PMI – Reuters
Key Takeaways From The UK’s Expansionary Budget – Zerohedge
Wall Street still puzzling over why the $21 trillion Treasuries market went haywire last week – fortune
“Gold Is Dead, Move On” Billionaires Bet On Bitcoin, Draper Sees $5MM Price – Zerohedge
European markets climb; UK investors await budget plans; Stellantis drives autos higher – cnbc
Senate To Kick Off Debate On $1.9 Trillion Stimulus As Soon As Wednesday – Zerohedge
BOJ shares hit limit up again on mix of memento traders, liquidity – Reuters
Asian stocks perk up on economic cheer as Treasuries stabilise – Reuters
Pioneer Of Inflation Targeting Adds Asset Prices To Its Framework, While The Fed Adds More Fuel – Zerohedge
Chinese EV brands gaining a foothold in Europe – gt
China stocks gain the most in 3 weeks on growth optimism – Reuters
EMERGING MARKETS-Thai, China shares surge, Asia FX up as U.S. yields retreat – Reuters
China’s services sector grows at slowest rate in 10 months in February: Caixin PMI – Reuters
Why some Chinese are buying local electric car brands like Nio — instead of Tesla – cnbc
China prepares for a big annual meeting to chart a growth strategy – cnbc

Tuesday 03/02

China bank regulator warns of ‘bubble’ in foreign markets – business live – guardian
These Were The Best And Worst Performing Assets In February And YTD – Zerohedge
BofA: 1.75% Is The “Tipping Point” For Bonds – Zerohedge
Analysis: Fixed-income markets wary of Fed decision on bank capital relief – Reuters

Worried About Asset Bubble? BIS Says It’s Debatable – Zerohedge
White House moves up vaccine supply timeline, says U.S. will have enough for every adult by end of May – cnbc
Shares of Rocket Companies, a large short target of hedge funds, jump more than 70% – cnbc
Square closes up nearly 5% after Jack Dorsey’s company launches its own bank – cnbc
Market Demands Further Intervention: “Gimme Moar Stimmie!” – Zerohedge
Uranium Stocks Soar On GLJ Upgrade: 33% Upside Seen For Cameco – Zerohedge
Biden SEC pick Gensler grilled over bitcoin, GameStop mania and board diversity – cnbc
Bitcoin Dips After Gensler Says SEC Must Root Out Crypto Fraud – Bloomberg
Guggenheim’s Minerd says don’t count on rising yields, believes U.S. could even see negative rates – cnbc
Guggenheim’s Minerd: “Powell Has Made It Clear”, ‘Buy The Dip’ In Bonds – Zerohedge
Blain: The Bond Market Is A Bully – Zerohedge
Spain’s jobless hit four million in February as pandemic restrictions bite – Reuters
Mortgage Market Turmoil Sparks Housing Boom Concerns – Zerohedge
German unemployment unexpectedly rises in February – Reuters
German retail sales tumble in January as lockdown bites – Reuters
Goldman raises 12-month commodities returns forecast to 15.5% – Reuters
Rabobank: There Are Only Three Ways That This All Ends – Zerohedge
China’s electoral reform ‘earthquake’ set to upend Hong Kong politics – Reuters
Deutsche Bank: Central Banks Simply Can’t Afford Higher Rates With Global Debt So High – Zerohedge
EMERGING MARKETS-China shares slip, investors eye U.S. sanctions on Russia – Reuters
China shares reverse gains after regulator warns of inflow risks – Reuters
China Has Checked Its Real Estate Bubble, CBIRC Head Says – yicaiglobal
Australia’s central bank commits to keep 3-year yields low amid bond rout – Reuters
NZ central bank tamps down market talk of quicker end to stimulus – Reuters
S.Korea unveils 15 trln won extra budget to aid small businesses, protect jobs – Reuters
S.Korea’s factory activity expands at fastest pace in almost 11 years – Reuters
China Recovery Stalls – Global Recovery Doubts Emerge – Zerohedge


Monday 03/01

Global stocks rise as bond markets stabilise – business live – guardian

One year into pandemic, sky begins to clear over U.S. economy – Reuters
A Primer On Commodity ‘Supercycles’ – Zerohedge
Barkin: Fed’s rate guidance is ‘explicit,’ investors should watch outcomes – Reuters
Goldman Sachs restarts cryptocurrency desk amid bitcoin boom – Reuters
European stocks mark best day in nearly four months after bond-driven rout – Reuters
Goldman says that investors shouldn’t worry about interest rates at these levels – cnbc
U.S. manufacturing activity hits three-year high; cost pressures accelerating – Reuters

Citi and Ruffer predict breakout moment for bitcoin – yahoofinance
Pent-up demand driving global factory revival – Reuters
Key Events This Busy Week: Payrolls, PMIs And Barrage Of Fed Talking Heads – Zerohedge
Euro zone factories buzzing in February as demand soars – Reuters
Asian stocks rally, battered bond market tries for stability – Reuters
China’s factory activity growth slips to nine-month low: Caixin PMI – Reuters
Harvard Professor Kenneth Rogoff Warns Central Banks Will Never Allow Bitcoin to Go Mainstream – bitcoin