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[AP] Biden: Budget talks hit ‘stalemate,’ $3.5T may take a while

[Reuters] Fed’s coming taper fans talk of renewed ‘reflation’ trade

[Yahoo Finance] Evergrande’s EV Unit Admits There’s No Certainty It Can Pay Debt

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] HNA Chair’s Downfall Ends an Era of Chinese Ambition and Excess

[AP] Huawei executive returning as China releases Canadians

[NPR] Germans Will Choose A New Government As Angela Merkel Steps Down As Chancellor

[CNN] Germany is the biggest economy in Europe. What if it shifts left?

[Reuters] Quad leaders press for free Indo-Pacific, with wary eye on China

[Reuters] World’s youth take to the streets again to battle climate change

[NYT] Robinhood Hits Campus, Where Credit Card Companies Fear to Tread

[WSJ] What the ‘Smart Money’ Knows About China’s Evergrande Crisis

[WSJ] Germany Elections 2021: What to Know as Chancellor Merkel’s Tenure Nears Its End

[FT] US retailers compete to entice workers in face of labour shortage

[FT] Macro hedge funds find 2021 has not gone to script