Tuesday, February 15, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rally Falters as Russia, Inflation Risks Return: Markets Wrap 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Advances as Investors Track Crisis in Ukraine, Inventories

[CNBC] Retail sales surge 3.8% in January, much more than expected amid inflation rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] FOMC Minutes Eyed for Clues on Half-Point Hike, Runoff Plans

[Reuters] Fed minutes likely to provide details on rate hikes, balance sheet reduction

[Reuters] Russia says tanks move away from Ukraine, West says risk still high

[Reuters] NATO says Russia still adding troops to Ukraine build-up

[Reuters] U.S. Blinken warns Russia against declaring Ukraine breakaway regions independent

[AP] Russia makes moves to ease Ukraine tensions; West skeptical

[Reuters] Ukrainian security official suspects Russia behind cyber attacks on military and banks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Xi Urges Diplomacy as NATO Queries De-Escalation: Ukraine Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden’s Fed Nominees Left in Limbo in Standoff Over Raskin

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] OPEC+ Must Fix Its Million-Barrel Supply Gap, IEA Says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Inflation Slows, Giving Central Bank Room to Ease

[Reuters] China's Xi sets Hong Kong's leaders 'overriding mission' to control COVID - media

[Reuters] Eastern Chinese industrial hub reports COVID cases for 2nd day

[Reuters] UK inflation climbs to highest since 1992 at 5.5%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB’s Kazaks Says Interest-Rate Hike Is ‘Quite Likely’ This Year

[Reuters] Time to ready global response to crypto risks, regulators say

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Iran Nuclear Diplomacy Grinds to Standstill Before Munich Talks

[WSJ] U.S. Faults China for Failing to Meet Purchase Targets Under 2020 Trade Deal

[WSJ] Justice Department Targets ‘Spoofing’ and ‘Scalping’ in Short-Seller Investigation

[FT] Moscow talk of de-escalation on Ukraine border met with scepticism

[FT] ECB ‘cannot ignore’ house price surge in inflation assessment, says executive