Wednesday, April 6, 2022

Wednesday Evening Links

[AP] Mariupol’s dead put at 5,000 as Ukraine braces in the east

[Reuters] Russia hit with new round of U.S. sanctions as Biden decries 'major war crimes' 

[Reuters] Russia edges close to default on debt, puts roubles aside for bondholders

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Italy Ready to Back Russia Gas Ban If EU United

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yellen Faces Bipartisan Pressure to Toughen Russia Sanctions

[Reuters] Yellen says Russia should be expelled from G20, U.S. may boycott some meetings

[Reuters] Stocks fall, dollar strengthens after Fed minutes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hawkish Fed Sinks Tech Shares; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Selloff Accelerates as IEA Sets Coordinated Global Release

[Reuters] Fed officials to take cleaver to balance sheet; 'many' back big rate hikes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Lays Out Plan to Prune Balance Sheet by $1.1 Trillion a Year

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Yield Curve Will Fully Invert When China's Covid Lockdowns Pressure Supply Chains

[Politico] Perma-sanctions: Biden under pressure to punish Russia until Putin's gone

[Reuters] Analysis: Easy Russia sanctions exhausted, U.S. and allies face economic bite

[Reuters] Pentagon says Ukraine can 'absolutely' win the war

[Reuters] U.S. FBI says it disrupted Russian hackers

[Bloomberg] Sanctioned Oil Piling Up Off China as Virus Outbreak Worsens

[Bloomberg] Energy Crisis Threatens to Eclipse 1970s Shocks, Yergin Says

[WSJ] Fed Signals Half-Percentage-Point Rate Increases Could Be Warranted at Coming Meetings

[WSJ] Ukraine Urges Civilians to Flee Looming Russian Offensive in Eastern Regions

[FT] Fed prepares to slash size of swollen balance sheet by $95bn a month