Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Rout Deepens on Earnings Doubts; Bonds Rally: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops as Traders Weigh Russian Exports, China Lockdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Come Back in Vogue as a Hedge Against Cratering Stocks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Whiplashed Like 2009 as Fed Hawks Unleash Uncertainty

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tencent Leads China Tech Selloff as Earnings Worries Mount

[Reuters] Fed policymakers map out shift to 'measured' hikes

[Reuters] Analysis: Rare double whammy hits investors: steep slumps for both stocks and bonds

[Reuters] China's zero-COVID policy dashes global hopes for quick economic return to normal

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shanghai Lockdown Easing Doesn’t Mean End to Shipping Snarls

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China in Talks With Russia to Buy Oil for Strategic Reserves

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: China in Talks to Buy Russian Oil for Reserves

[Reuters] Melvin Capital to shut after heavy losses on meme stocks, market slump

[Yahoo Finance] California's electrical grid has an EV problem

[Reuters] Biden visits Japan, South Korea carrying warning to China

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Plotkin Shuts Melvin Hedge Fund Left Reeling by Redditor Attack

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Australia Unemployment Falls to Lowest Since ‘74 in Boost for PM

[NYT] In Russia, as Prices Soar, the Outlook for Its Economy Grows ‘Especially Gloomy’

[WSJ] High Inflation, Slowing Growth Raise Risk of Global Downturn

[WSJ] More Subprime Borrowers Are Missing Loan Payments

[WSJ] China Insists Party Elites Shed Overseas Assets, Eyeing Western Sanctions on Russia

[WSJ] Chinese Developers Get State Help to Tap Bond Market

[FT] US companies boost capital spending to tackle supply bottlenecks

[FT] China’s chaotic regulatory crackdown reflects splits among policymakers