TOP MARKETS NEWS: Week 04/26 – 05/02

Friday 04/30 – end of month

Business Live – guardian
US dollar strengthens as risk trades slip further – forexlive

JPM Does Not Expect Big Month-End Pension Selling Today – Zerohedge
Signs of inflation arrive as the Fed reiterates patience on easy policy – yahoofinance
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Twitter, Amazon, Skyworks & more – cnbc
BOE to make tapering call in June – Deutsche – forexlive
Darktrace London Listing Sees Shares Leap 40%, Shoots Toward $3.3 Billion Valuation – forbes
Barclays boss predicts biggest economic boom since 1948 – bbc
A Record 34% Of All Household Income In The US Now Comes From The Government – Zerohedge
Exxon posts a profit, snapping four-quarter loss streak – cnbc
Fed’s Kaplan warns on ‘imbalances,’ wants to talk taper – Reuters
Exxon Pays Down Billions In Debt Thanks To Soaring Cash Flow As Profitability Returns – Zerohedge
Here are Friday’s biggest analyst calls of the day: Under Armour, Amazon, Micron, Domino’s & more – cnbc
Futures Slide On Last Day Of April Despite Blowout Earnings And Econ Data – Zerohedge
Euro zone economy slips into another recession as Covid lockdowns bite – cnbc
French economy grows 0.4% in Q1, beats expectations – Reuters
Barclays beats expectations in the first quarter as loan impairment charges slide – cnbc
Barclays says Q1 profits more than double at £2.4B – breakingthenews
“Makes Me Worried”: China Based Companies Rush To List On U.S. Exchanges At A Blistering Pace – Zerohedge
AstraZeneca first-quarter Covid-19 vaccine revenue $275 million – cnbc
AstraZeneca’s Q1 revenue up 15% to $7.32 billion – breakingthenews
BNP Paribas gets a boost from equity trading as net profit rises 11% – cnbc
BNP Paribas Q1 net profit up 38% to €1.77 billion – breakingthenews
European markets set for mixed open with spotlight on economic data, earnings – cnbc
Asia-Pacific markets trade lower as investors turn cautious – cnbc
Chinese electric automaker Nio says chip shortage will slow car deliveries- cnbc
China PMIs Disappoint Again As Production, New Orders Slide – Zerohedge
China’s factory activity growth slows on supply bottlenecks, soft demand – Reuters
India’s daily virus cases at 386,452, new record-high, deaths at 3,498 – breakingthenews


Thursday 04/29

Business Live – guardian

Stocks making the biggest moves after the bell: Amazon, Twitter, Gilead Sciences & more – cnbc
TWTR Tumbles On Weak User Growth, Lowered Outlook – Zerohedge
Twitter stock plunges on user miss and low guidance – cnbc
Amazon’s sales surge 44% as it smashes earnings expectations – cnbc
Stocks Panic-Bid Off EU Close After Biden-Induced Breakdown – Zerohedge
Stocks Slammed As Biden Admin Says Gig-Workers Should Be Classified As Employees – Zerohedge
Q1 GDP Unexpectedly Misses Despite Stimmy-Funded Spending Surge – Zerohedge
‘Disaster Girl’ Makes $500K Selling NFT Of World Famous Meme – Zerohedge
Someone Is Making A Massive Bet That Powell Ends The Party At Jackson Hole In August – Zerohedge
NYC Will “Fully Reopen” On July 1 With All Businesses At 100% Capacity, De Blasio Says – Zerohedge
Stock exchange group Euronext acquires Borsa Italiana in a deal worth over $5 billion – cnbc
Futures Jump To Record Above 4,200 On Blockbuster Earning, Bubble-Blowing Fed – Zerohedge
June & central bank tapering – forexlive
Thodex customers lost around $108 million: Minister – hurriyetdailynews
Unilever reports underlying sales growth of 5.7% in Q1 – breakingthenews
Total beats expectations with Q1 profit as oil prices recover – breakingthenews
Shell raises dividend for second time in six months after first-quarter earnings beat forecasts – cnbc
Shell: Q1 income at $5.7 billion – breakingthenews
European stocks head for higher open as global markets digest Fed decision – cnbc
Biden leaves his mark on markets in first 100 days – Reuters
India’s Covid-19 crisis is a problem for the world – cnn
Asia shares rise on supportive Fed as Biden unveils new stimulus – Reuters
Samsung reports record Q1 revenue of $59 billion – breakingthenews

Wednesday 04/28

Business Live – guardian

Biden pleads for unity, warns of Chinese threat, in speech to Congress – Reuters
Apple Soars After Blockbuster Quarter: Sales, EPS Smash Expectations, Buyback Boosted To $90BN – Zerohedge
Facebook Shares Surge After Crushing Earnings, North America Users Stagnate – Zerohedge
Oil climbs to a six-week high. Why it’s going much higher – FOREXLIVE
Are investors hoarding cash? – yahoofinance
Selling assets to avoid a higher capital gains tax? You may trigger another tax – cnbc
Goldman Is Surprised At How “Narrow” Biden’s $1.8TN American Families Act Is: Full Reaction – Zerohedge
WTI Extends Gains, Above $64, As Gasoline Demand Hits Pre-Pandemic Levels – Zerohedge
Stocks making the biggest moves midday: Shopify, Spotify, Enphase Energy and more – CNBC
EIB raises 100 mln euros from two-year blockchain bond – Reuters
Greensill collapse could cost UK taxpayer up to £5bn, MPs told – guardian
Value Investing Icon Jumps Off Manhattan Skyrscraper To His Death Days After Liquidating Fund – Zerohedge
Dogecoin price surges after tweets from Elon Musk and Mark Cuban – cnbc
Boeing pauses 737 Max deliveries due to electrical issue, warns of ‘light’ April handovers – cnbc
U.S. goods trade deficit widens in March – Reuters
Futures Flat Ahead Of Powell, Biden Doubleheader – Zerohedge
A Coinbase-backed start-up quietly powering the NFT boom raises new funding – cnbc
SEC delays decision on approving bitcoin ETF – cnbc
METALS-Copper rally pauses as Goldman forecasts record highs – Reuters
Obituary: SPACs – Zerohedge
Goldman sees commodities rallying over next six months on strong demand – Reuters
Biden Set To Unveil $1.8 Trillion Expansion Of American “Social Safety Net” – Zerohedge
Tesla says bitcoin investment worth $2.48 billion – Reuters
Rabo: We Are Edging Closer To A Biblical Commodity Price Increase Scenario – Zerohedge
There are 7 money personality types, says psychology expert—how to tell which one you are (and the pitfalls of each) – cnbc
European Parliament Approves Post-Brexit Trade Deal With Britain – Zerohedge
European stocks slip as Fed caution offsets upbeat bank earnings – Reuters
The great exit: central banks line up to taper emergency stimulus – Reuters
Deutsche Bank outshines Wall St rivals with best quarter since 2014 – Reuters
Spain’s Santander beats forecasts and signals worst might be over – Reuters
Lloyds Q1 profit jumps as CEO Horta-Osorio heads for exit – Reuters
Saudi Arabia in talks to sell 1% of Aramco to foreign energy firm, says crown prince – Reuters
Central bankers can no longer dismiss inflation concerns – price rises are everywhere – scmp
Asian stocks seesaw as traders hold breath before Fed meeting – Reuters
Deflation Threat Looms As China Suffers First Population Decline Since 1949 – Zerohedge

Tuesday 04/27

Nomura and UBS’s Archegos losses lift global banks’ hit to $10bn – business live – guardian

Google Soars On Blowout Earnings, $50BN Stock Buyback – Zerohedge
MSFT Shares Tumble Despite Top- & Bottom-Line Beat – Zerohedge
Will the Fed Snap the Dollar’s Recovery? – BK
Gundlach: The US dollar is almost certain to decline in the medium-to-long term – forexlive
US treasury auctions off $72 billion of 7-year notes at a high yield of 1.306% – forexlive
France, Germany present recovery fund plans – breakingthenews
Here are Tuesday’s biggest analyst calls of the day: GameStop, Exxon, JPMorgan, Amazon & more – cnbc
Futures Hit All Time High In Sleepy, Overnight Session – Zerohedge
Musk Says Tesla Sold Bitcoin to Prove Liquidity as Cash Alternative – yahoofinance
Germany lifts GDP growth forecasts, sees consumer-led rebound – Reuters
What investors should expect to hear from the Federal Reserve on Wednesday – cnbc
Covid-19: a US state promises savings coupons to vaccinated young people – lefigaro
Archegos hit to UBS stuns investors as shares slide – cnbc
Nomura puts Archegos hit at $2.9 billion, affirms commitment to U.S. business – Reuters
Novartis posts net sales of $12.41B in Q1 – breakingthenews
BP beats first-quarter estimates on stronger commodity prices; plans to resume share buybacks – cnbc
HSBC pre-tax Q1 revenue at $13B, down by 5% YoY – breakingthenews
BOJ announce no change to monetary policy, as widely expected – forexlive
Bank of Japan lifts growth forecast, keeps policy unchanged – nippon

Monday 04/26

Business Live – guardian
When Will The Fed Begin Tapering: Here’s What 10 Wall Street Strategists Think – Zerohedge

Tesla posts record net income of $438 million, revenue surges by 74% – cnbc
S&P 500 rises slightly to all-time high ahead of big earnings, Nasdaq hits new record close – cnbc
Solid 5Y Auction Prints On The Screws, Easing Concerns Ahead Of Tomorrow’s 7Y – Zerohedge
As Good As It Gets: Goldman Is Last Big Bank To Turn Bearish, Sees Market Dropping In Coming Months – Zerohedge
JP Morgan Launches Bitcoin Fund For Rich Clients After Years Of Bashing Crypto – Zerohedge
S&P Futures Flat Ahead Of Earnings Deluge; Nasdaq Drops As Tesla Looms – Zerohedge
INDIA – COVID 19 – dailymail
Durable Goods Orders Significantly Disappoint In March – Zerohedge
Capital gains tax rise to hit only richest 0.3% – report – breakingthenews
EU Opens Doors To Vaccinated American Tourists In Landmark Policy Shift – Zerohedge
Travel stocks rally as EU set to welcome vaccinated American tourists this summer – yahoofinance
Second Turkish Crypto Exchange Collapses, Four Employees Arrested On Suspicion Of Fraud – Zerohedge
Philips’ sales up by 4% to €3.8 billion in Q1 – breakingthenews
Metal Boom: Copper Hits 10-Year High Amid Supply Constraints And Infrastructure Plans – Zerohedge
A 33-year-old Dogecoin investor shares how he became a millionaire in 2 months after Elon Musk inspired him to pile into the meme currency – businessinsider
China digital currency trials show threat to Alipay, WeChat duopoly – Reuters
Brace For Extremely Busy Week: Fed, GDP, CPI, Biden Tax Plans And Earnings Galore – Zerohedge
China’s Huarong to delay earnings results again, says auditors need more time – Reuters
The Catalyst For The Next Leg Higher: Buyback Blackout Period Just Ended – Zerohedge
Asian shares pulled higher by China, eyes on Fed, U.S. GDP – Reuters