Tuesday, April 5, 2022

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[AP] Zelenskyy at the UN accuses Russian military of war crimes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks, Bonds Fall After Hawkish Brainard Remarks: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks fall, bond yields jump following Brainard comments

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brainard Says Fed to Shrink Balance Sheet Rapidly as Soon as May

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s George Says Rate-Hike Debate Must Include Balance Sheet

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Services Growth Improves as ISM’s March Gauge Climbs to 58.3

[Reuters] French markets wake up to risk of Le Pen presidency

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Wake Up to Le Pen Risk as French Vote Polls Tighten

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wheat Soars on U.S. Crop Worries and Ukraine Export Blockages

[AP] Top general urges more US troops in eastern Europe

[Reuters] Italy says Ukraine war crimes must be punished, expels Russian diplomats

[Reuters] Czech Republic sends tanks, infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine

[Reuters] If Finland and Sweden apply to join NATO, they would be welcomed, Stoltenberg says

[Reuters] Kremlin says Bucha is 'monstrous forgery' aimed at smearing Russia

[Reuters] Putin says world faces food crisis due to West's sanctions

[Bloomberg] Russia Five-Year Default Risk Jumps to 87.7% After U.S. Ban

[Bloomberg] Russia’s Effort to Avoid Default Undermined by New U.S. Sanction

[WSJ] Fed’s Brainard Says Reducing Elevated Inflation ‘Is of Paramount Importance’

[WSJ] Chinese Executives Sell at the Right Time, Avoiding Billions in Losses

[FT] Fed to begin ‘rapid’ balance sheet reduction as soon as May, says top official

[FT] Government debt hit as traders weigh prospect of further Russia sanctions