Macro Briefing: 21 April 2021

* Former police office Derek Chauvin convicted of murdering George Floyd
* S. Korea exports — proxy for the health of global commerce — surge in April
* Pandemic reshuffles ranking of world’s largest economies
* Supply-chain disruptions taking heavy toll on small businesses in US
* China’s digital currency is new tool for striking back at critics
* Twelve states urge Biden to phase out gas-powered vehicle sales by 2035
* Property management is hot as demand for vacation rentals surges
* Bubble indicator for S&P 500 looking frothy again: