Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.S., EU to Send More Arms; Warship Damaged

[Reuters] Russia says blast cripples Black Sea flagship, Ukraine claims missile strike

[Reuters] Russia warns of nuclear deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Bonds Mixed as Traders Mull Earnings, Data: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slips as Investors Weigh Ukraine War, China Virus Lockdowns

[AP] Retail sales up 0.5% in March despite soaring inflation

[Yahoo Finance] Jobless claims: Another 185,000 Americans filed new claims last week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bird Flu in Top U.S. Egg Region Boosts Processed Food Prices

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Sticks to Speedier Stimulus Exit as War Fans Inflation

[Reuters] ECB confirms plans to end bonds buys in third quarter

[Reuters] Shanghai cases hit record as Xi reiterates urgency of COVID curbs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Xi Says China Must Stick to Covid Zero Even as Costs Mount

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Here’s How China’s Lockdowns Are Rippling Through Economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Likely to Cut Interest Rate for Second Time

[Reuters] China set to loosen credit but economic woes may be too deep for quick turnaround

[Reuters] U.S. says advanced hackers have shown ability to hijack critical infrastructure

[Reuters] Six U.S. lawmakers arrive in Taiwan on unannounced trip

[AP] In drought-stricken West, officials weigh emergency actions

[NYT] China’s ‘Zero Covid’ Mess Proves Autocracy Hurts Everyone

[WSJ] Companies Size Up Their Losses on Russian Operations

[FT] ECB sticks to plan for gradual tightening of monetary policy

[FT] Can the Fed stamp out US inflation without causing a recession?

[FT] China escalates zero-Covid propaganda effort as experts warn of economic damage