Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Jumps as Iran Seeks Israel Embargo; Stocks Dip: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs to Four-Week High as Mideast Conflict Intensifies

[Reuters] Oil jumps over 2% as Middle East tension flares up

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Property Stocks Head for Lowest Since 2009 as Stress Rises

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bank of Japan Steps Into Debt Market to Slow Rising Bond Yields

[Reuters] Iran calls for Islamic countries to sanction Israel

[Reuters] Iran's Middle East allies primed as Israel-Hamas war rages

[Reuters] US single-family housing starts rebound sharply in September

[CNBC] Mortgage demand falls to the lowest level since 1995 as interest rates near 8%

[Reuters] Hardline Republican Jim Jordan to make second attempt at top US House job

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street Worries Over Swelling US Debt Put Fed in Tight Spot

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Strategists Warn Geopolitics Pose Risk to Stock Market

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Country Garden on Verge of First Default Amid Silence on Bond

[Reuters] Country Garden default talk swirls as offshore debt deadline passes

[Reuters] China's falling property sales, investment weigh on recovery

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s economy grows 4.9% in Q3, beating expectations but slowing from previous quarter

[Reuters] Stubborn UK inflation holds steady as petrol prices rise

[Reuters] Putin praises 'dear friend' Xi, pitches Russia's Northern Sea route

[Reuters] Putin says US wading deeper into Ukraine war, calls missile supplies a 'mistake'

[Reuters] Putin filmed in China accompanied by officers with Russian nuclear briefcase

[Bloomberg] A Mark-to-Market Maelstrom Is Slamming a $10 Trillion Market Even Worse Than Before

[Bloomberg] Health Insurance Premiums Now Cost $24,000 a Year, Survey Says

[Bloomberg] The New Middle East Is an All-Too-Familiar Nightmare

[Bloomberg] China Tells Banks to Extend Local Government Loans Amid Crunch

[WSJ] Health Inflation’s Big Hike This Year, in Charts

[WSJ] Why One Fed Official Is Ready to Stop Raising Rates

[WSJ] Wall Street’s Latest Obsession Is an Unknowable Number

[WSJ] China’s Leaders Are Directing Jet-Fighter Harassment of U.S. Aircraft, Pentagon Says

[WSJ] China’s Xi Doubles Down on Belt and Road as Path to New World Order

[FT] Fallout from Gaza hospital blast looms over Joe Biden’s Tel Aviv trip

[FT] Xi Jinping hails ‘deep friendship’ with Vladimir Putin as leaders meet in Beijing

[FT] Western rush to back Israel erodes developing countries’ support for Ukraine