Saturday, May 7, 2022

Saturday's News Links

[AP] Ukraine braces for escalated attacks ahead of Russia’s V-Day

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Gazprom Reassures Buyers; Croatia Oil Ban Delay

[Reuters] Senior Russian lawmaker says U.S. directly involved in Ukraine fighting

[Reuters] Fed hawks Waller, Bullard push back on 'behind the curve' view

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Can’t Shake Default Risk After Last-Minute Bond Payment

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Big Oil Spends on Investors, Not Output, Prolonging Crude Crunch

[Reuters] Beijing kicks off fresh round of COVID tests as Shanghai postpones crucial exams

[Reuters] Wall St Week Ahead: Battered U.S. stocks may not be bargains as investors brace for inflation data

[CNN] California reservoirs: The state's two largest are already at 'critically low levels' and the dry season is just starting

[Reuters] California says it needs more power to keep the lights on

[Reuters] Two or three rate hikes this year appropriate, European Central Bank's Holzmann says

[Newsweek] Ukraine's Ports Must Be Reopened or Millions Face Starvation Warns UN

[MSN/WP] Coronavirus wave this fall could infect 100 million, administration warns

[Reuters] North Korea fires likely submarine-launched ballistic missile, South Korea says

[WSJ] Russia Says It Is Targeting Western Military Supplies in Ukraine’s Kharkiv Region

[WSJ] The U.S. Economy Is Desperately Seeking Workers

[WSJ] Oil Prices Top $100, Yet Some Big U.S. Frackers Let Their Production Fall

[WSJ] Destructive Spring Fires in New Mexico Are Driven by Extreme Winds

[FT] Western banks prepare for $10bn hit in retreat from Russia