Thursday, March 17, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Biden and Xi set to clash over Putin's war in Ukraine

[AP] Russian strikes hit Ukrainian capital and outskirts of Lviv

[Politico] 'Fed-up' Biden wants Xi Jinping to disavow Russia's Ukraine invasion

[Reuters] Putin's power must be destroyed, German economy minister says

[Reuters] Russia says post-1991 'illusions' about the West are over

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russia Again Shells Western Areas Around Lviv

[Reuters] Shanghai pushes ahead with mass COVID tests as new cases spike

[Reuters] Chinese carrier sails through Taiwan Strait hours before Biden-Xi call

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Dip as Oil Halts Rally: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pares Gain Near $104 to End Another Volatile Week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Pare Early Losses on Speculation of Policy Easing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Rocked by Trillion-Dollar Swings in China’s Wild Week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nickel Tumbles 12% in Latest Glitchy Start to London Trading

[MW] Bullard says Fed moving too slowly to quell high inflation and putting economy at risk

[CNBC] Fed Governor Waller says half-point rate hikes could be needed as ‘inflation is raging’

[CNBC] Home sales fell far more than expected in February, as mortgage rates rose and supply remained tight

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Says the Coupon Cash for Dollar Bonds Is With Citigroup

[Guardian] China’s decisive turning point: will it side with Russia and divide the world?

[Reuters] Goldman says China high-yield developers' default rate understates stresses

[AP] Putin likens opponents to ‘gnats,’ signaling new repression

[Bloomberg] Biden Team Hardens View of China Tilting Toward Putin on Ukraine

[Bloomberg] Stock Traders Brace for a $3.5 Trillion ‘Triple Witching’ Event

[NYT] How the War in Ukraine Could Slow the Sales of Electric Cars

[WSJ] How the U.S. and EU Cut Russia Off From the Global Economy

[WSJ] Inside the Nickel Market Failure: Massive Trades the Exchange Didn’t See

[FT] Fed’s Bullard says rates should top 3% this year to combat inflation

[FT] Banks and Russia: there is no easy way out

[FT] Taiwan military drills take on greater urgency after invasion of Ukraine