Monday, November 29, 2021

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Hit by Vaccine Worry, Treasuries Gain: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Resumes Slump as Omicron Variant Sows Fears Over Demand

[Reuters] Omicron, found in Europe 11 days ago, jolts markets on vaccine fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Omicron Reaches Nations From U.K. to Spain in Widening Spread

[Reuters] Hong Kong expands travel curbs on Omicron fears, Australia reports 5 cases

[Yahoo Finance] Home price growth in the US slows down in September

[Reuters] China factory activity unexpectedly grows as some bottlenecks ease

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Slump in China Gas Shows Spreading Impact of Property Slowdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Kaisa’s Debt Swap Looms; Ashmore Buys Bonds: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Consumers Power 5.4% Annualized Growth in Sturdy Canada Economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Euro-Area Inflation Tops All Forecasts With Record 4.9%

[Reuters] Germany's incoming finance minister rings alarm bell on inflation

[Reuters] Exclusive: Ukraine PM says Russia 'absolutely' behind coup attempt

[AP] Putin warns West: Moscow has ‘red line’ about Ukraine, NATO

[Reuters] Attack on Ukraine would be costly, NATO warns Moscow

[Bloomberg] Omicron Risks New Inflation Headache for World’s Central Bankers

[Bloomberg] Kaisa Is Next Worry for China Bond Traders After Rocky Month

[WSJ] Covid-19 Variant Omicron Threatens U.S., Global Economies

[WSJ] Covid-19 Antibody Drugs Are Challenged by Omicron, Preliminary Testing Indicates

[WSJ] Gas Prices Pressure Drivers’ Finances

[FT] Moderna chief predicts existing vaccines will struggle with Omicron

[FT] Three shocks unsettle business confidence across Latin America

[FT] Inflation tracker: the latest figures as countries grapple with rising prices

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set for Steady Open as Virus Fear Ebbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street rebounds after virus-linked sell-off

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises as Traders Evaluate Market Signals, Omicron Variant

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Jerome Powell Says Omicron Adds Economic Risks, Inflation Uncertainty

[Reuters] Omicron COVID-19 variant poses risks to global growth, inflation -rating agencies

[Reuters] Portugal finds 13 cases of Omicron variant at Lisbon soccer club

[Reuters] Cryptocurrencies post record inflows in first 11 months -CoinShares

[FT] Omicron threatens to imperil US economic recovery, says Powell

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Tech rally lifts Wall Street from Omicron-driven rout

[Reuters] U.S. dollar gains; yen, Swiss franc fall as Omicron fears ease

[AP] WHO warns that new virus variant poses ‘very high’ risk

[Reuters] WHO flags Omicron risk, curbs tighten worldwide, Biden urges vaccination

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Omicron Cases Seen Mild; Biden Cautions on Panic: Virus Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Inflation Pressures Grow Further in Dallas Fed Survey

[WSJ] Omicron Variant Drives Rise in Covid-19 Hospitalizations in South Africa Hot Spot

[FT] German inflation of 6% adds to pressure on ECB

[FT] The economic lure of alternative worlds