Daily Archives: Feb 17, 2021 at 05:35 pm EST

Macro Briefing: 17 February 2021

* Biden administration will extend ban on home foreclosures
* Huge protests in Mynamar continue in reaction to military coup
* US retail sales expected to rebound in today’s January udpate
* Electricity prices surge in Texas as deep freeze roils state
* China topped US in 2020 as Europe’s biggest trading partner
* Bitcoin reaches $51,000, a new record
* Widespread business disruption across US in wake of winter storm
* Does extreme weather provide opportunity for infrastructure upgrade?
* Manufacturing activity in New York state expanded in February at a quicker pace
* 10-year Treasury yield rises to 1.30%, near one-year high: