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Bond spreads collapse as investors rush into corporate debt

News, analysis and comment from the Financial Times, the worldʼs leading global business publication
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David Guetta sells music catalogue in $100m deal

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Hog futures in China tumble to record low amid fears of pork oversupply

Pigs are seen in a pen on the outskirts of Beijing, 27 April 2007. FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP via Getty Images Hog futures in China tumbled to record lows amid fears of pork oversupply, the Financial Times reported. The slide comes after authorities encouraged farmers to stock up on pork reserves after outbreaks of swine fever. China, the world's top pork producer, has been having trouble with steadying its highly cyclical pork prices since 2018. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Th...
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10 Things in Politics: Dems demand ouster of Trump holdovers

Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to receive this newsletter. Send tips to [email protected] or tweet me at @BrentGriffiths.The Senate unanimously supported making Juneteenth a federal holiday: There hasn't been a new national holiday since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was added nearly 40 years ago.Here's what we're talking about:These 9 Trump-era officials are still holding high-level positions during the Biden administrationThere are low expectations for today&...
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UK in Talks With 6 Firms About Building Gigafactories for EV Batteries - FT

(Reuters) -Britain is in talks with six companies for building gigafactories to produce electric vehicle batteries, the Financial Times reported on...
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US Warns EU Against Anti-American Tech Policy

The US has warned the EU against pursuing "protectionist" technology policies that exclusively target American companies, ahead of Joe Biden's first presidential visit to Brussels. From a report: The National Security Council, an arm of the White House, wrote last week to complain about the tone of recent comments about the EU's flagship tech regulation, as debates are about to begin in the European parliament. "We are particularly concerned about recent comments by the European Parliament rappo...
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Oil likely to hit $100 a barrel, say top commodity traders | Financial Times

Oil likely to hit $100 a barrel, say top commodity traders | Financial Times The world’s top commodity traders have forecast a return to $100-a-barrel oil, as investment in new supplies slows down before demand has peaked and before green alternatives can take up the slack.  Executives from Vitol, Glencore and Trafigura and Goldman Sachs said on Tuesday that $100 crude was a real possibility, with prices already reaching their highest level in two years this week as Brent crude m...
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Fiona Hill says Russia's hackers 'already declared war' on the US and want to prove they're a 'major cyber force'

Fiona Hill, former senior director for Europe and Russia on the National Security Council, testifies to a House Intelligence Committee hearing as part of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump on November 21, 2019. Erin Scott/Reuters Fiona Hill told the Financial Times that Russia "declared war quite a long time ago in the information sphere." Hill's comments came ahead of Biden's highly anticipated summit with Putin in Geneva. After recent hacks and cyber attacks l...
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Hedge funds expect to hold $310 billion in cryptocurrencies within 5 years - more than 7% of their assets

Institutional interest in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin has jumped in 2020. Eric Gaillard/Reuters Hedge funds plan to ramp up their crypto holdings to more than 7% of assets by 2026, a survey showed. That would equate to around $313 billion of cryptocurrency holdings, Intertrust Group said. Hedge funds have been drawn to the volatility and huge price rises in cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Hedge fund bosses are pl...
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Novavax vaccine trial shows 90% efficacy in combating Covid-19

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Coronavirus latest: Mall owner Washington Prime files for bankruptcy as rents dry up

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Will the Fed dare to mention tapering?

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The rise and fall of the European Super League: when the American challenge backfires

In the long history of America’s influence on the politics of innovation in Europe, the case of the planned football Super League stands out. This is not because of the project as such, but simply because, of all the variety of responses Europe has produced when faced with the latest American novelty, none has provoked enthusiasm and rejection—above all rejection—with such extraordinary intensity, unity, and speed.The Super League scheme is well known to have precedents going back decades in a l...
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Chinese bloggers reportedly said Tesla threatened to sue them after they posted negative comments about Elon Musk's company

Elon Musk walks with former Shanghai Mayor Ying Yong in 2019 STR / AFP via Getty Images Chinese bloggers said Tesla threatened a defamation lawsuit over negative social media posts. The electric carmaker has faced criticism in China over safety concerns related to its brakes. Several users have retracted negative statements about Tesla on Chinese social media. See more stories on Insider's business page. Chinese bloggers said Tesla threatened to hit them with a defamation lawsuit after...
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2 of the biggest hedge fund victims of GameStop's short-squeeze suffered more losses in May, report says

Noam Galai/SOPA Images/Getty Melvin Capital and Light Street Capital's funds suffered further losses in May, the FT reported. Hedge funds lost about $6 billion since the start of May over betting against meme-stocks. The latest decline takes Melvin's overall losses to 44.7% so far this year. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. US hedge funds Melvin Capital and Light Street Capital, two short sellers hurt by the GameStop day-trader rebellion ea...
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Didi IPO prospectus sets stage for $65bn-plus listing

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Here are 9 fascinating facts to know about BlackRock, the world's largest asset manager

BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink. AP BlackRock, the largest money manager, is an increasingly influential player in Washington, DC. Insider has rounded up a rundown of fast facts to know about BlackRock. Sign up for the Insider Finance daily newsletter. BlackRock, the world's largest investment manager, has become an increasingly influential Wall Street player in Washington, DC as a poster child of the revolving door between finance and politics.The firm has hired notable policy...
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Beating inflation versus hedging against inflation

S igns of higher inflation abound. Beating inflation to preserve spending power is therefore high in many investors’ minds. Bank of England chief economist Andy Haldane chimed in just this week, reports Reuters: “If wages and prices begin a game of leapfrog, we will get the sort of wage-price spiral familiar from the 1970s and 1980s,” Haldane said, adding that inflation would not be on the same scale as in those decades.In an interview with LBC radio earlier on Wednesday, Haldane said i...
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Amazon Gets UK Antitrust Scrutiny On Data Usage, FT Says

Amazon.com is getting U.K. antitrust scrutiny into how it uses data from smaller sellers on its site, the Financial Times reported, citing three people with knowledge of the matter. From a report: The Competition and Markets Authority has been analyzing Amazon's business for months, according to the newspaper. While the regulator hasn't yet announced an investigation, it may focus on whether Amazon favors merchants that use its logistics and delivery services, the report said. Silicon Valley gia...
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US consumer prices climb at the fastest pace since 2008

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China blasts US bill aimed at challenging its growing global influence as 'full of Cold War mentality'

Then Vice President Biden met with Chinese President Xi Jinping at a 2012 meeting in California. China now has the lead in 5G infrastructure, but experts say don't count Silicon Valley out yet. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images China ripped into the US over a new global competition bill that aims to undermine Beijing's goals. China characterized the bill as "full of Cold War mentality and ideological prejudice." The bill would pour $250 billion into research and development t...
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SEC Commissioner Hester Pierce worries that stricter rules by US officials will hurt the crypto market

SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce. Chris Maddaloni/CQ Roll Call SEC Commissioner Hester Peirce voiced concerns to the Financial Times that potentially stricter rules on the cryptocurrency market will hurt innovation and investment. She said she worries about rules that could make "truly peer-to-peer transactions," more difficult. "Gamification' of retail trading platforms isn't necessarily a bad thing", she said. See more stories on Insider's business page. Efforts by US offici...
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Fastly CDN Server Issue Brings Down Swathes of Websites

Vast swathes of the web are currently offline, including Reddit, Spotify, Twitch, gov.uk, Hulu, HBO Max, Quora, PayPal, Vimeo, Shopify, CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, the BBC, and the Financial Times sites. The outage is down to a glitch in CDN provider Fastly's servers. Fastly has confirmed it's investigating an outage on its status website. Having nothing to do with Fastly, none of Apple's services are currently impacted. MacRumors.com and the MacRumors forums continue to operate a...
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A Big Chunk of the Internet Goes Offline Because of a Faulty CDN Provider

TechCrunch reports: Countless popular websites including Reddit, Spotify, Twitch, Stack Overflow, GitHub, gov.uk, Hulu, HBO Max, Quora, PayPal, Vimeo, Shopify, Stripe, and news outlets CNN, The Guardian, The New York Times, BBC and Financial Times are currently facing an outage. A glitch at Fastly, a popular CDN provider, is thought to be the reason, according to a product manager at Financial Times. Fastly has confirmed it's facing an outage on its status website. Read more of this stor...
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A huge outage knocked out hundreds of sites including the White House, Reddit, and the UK government

The White House site was impacted by the massive outage. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais A widespread outage hit sites including The White House, Shopify, and Reddit early Tuesday. The outage appeared to be linked to content delivery network Fastly, which reported problems at around 6 a.m. ET. See more stories on Insider's business page. Websites including the White House, Gov.uk, Spotify, and Reddit were down early Tuesday amid a widespread outage apparently linked to popular conten...
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A huge web outage knocked out hundreds of sites including the White House, Reddit, and UK government

The White House site was affected by the massive outage. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais A widespread outage hit sites including those of the White House, Shopify, and Reddit early Tuesday. The outage appeared to be linked to the content-delivery network Fastly. Fastly reported problems at about 6 a.m. ET. The issue appeared to be fixed roughly an hour later. Sign up for the 10 Things in Tech daily newsletter. Websites from entities including the White House, Gov.uk, Spotify, and Reddit ...
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A huge web outage knocked out hundreds of sites including the White House, Reddit, and the UK government

The White House site was impacted by the massive outage. AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais A widespread outage hit sites including The White House, Shopify, and Reddit early Tuesday. The outage appeared to be linked to content delivery network Fastly, which reported problems at around 6 a.m. ET. See more stories on Insider's business page. Websites including the White House, Gov.uk, Spotify, and Reddit were down early Tuesday amid a widespread outage apparently linked to popular conten...
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Trading meme stocks like GameStop can mean billions in hidden costs for retail investors - reflecting how the equities market is broken in places, a markets chief says

Noam Galai/SOPA Images/Getty Images Surging trade in GameStop reflects a broken part of the equities market, Alex Gerko told the FT. The allure of commission-free trades won't end well for retail traders betting against Wall Street, he said. "I can assure you in the long run it won't be retail participants winning this game," he said. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. The retail trading frenzy that saw groups of amateur traders encourage one...
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Lordstown Motors warns its electric vehicle business may fail

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Global Media Outlets, Including New York Times and Guardian, Hit by Apparent Server Outage

Some of the world’s biggest online media platforms including The New York Times, The Guardian and Le Monde, have been temporarily taken offline. A cause is not yet known, but it’s thought a server outage could be at play. Users trying to access sites such as The New Yorker, The Independent and the Financial Times’ […]
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