Thursday, December 9, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise With Inflation, Omicron in Focus: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil prices on track for biggest weekly gain since August

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey Intervention Fails Again as Lira Sinks Toward 14 Mark

[CNBC] Inflation surged 6.8%, even more than expected, in November to fastest rate since 1982

[Reuters] Consumer sentiment rises unexpectedly in early December

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shares Drop After Default; Kaisa Deal Doubts: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Shifts Focus to Economic Stability as Growth Weakens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Battles Against Hot Money With Swift Yuan Intervention

[Reuters] China's domestic air traffic recovery faltering due to zero-COVID policy

[Reuters] South Africa says no signal of increased Omicron severity yet

[Reuters] Russia and Ukraine trade blame as ceasefire push breaks down

[WSJ] Elon Musk, Other Leaders Sell Stock at Historic Levels as Market Soars, Tax Changes Loom

[WSJ] Omicron Disrupts Government Plans to Lure Migrant Workers as Labor Shortages Bite

[FT] Tett: Meme mania is reshaping US markets

[FT] Scientists puzzle over Omicron’s origins as variant spreads

[FT] ‘Pawns on a chessboard’: Ukrainians look on as US and Russia decide their fate

[FT] Beijing derides Joe Biden’s summit and insists China is a great democracy

[FT] US commander warns ‘robust range of military options’ exist to deter Iran

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Slip After Wall Street Retreat: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Halt Rally as Cost of Omicron Weighed: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. Senate passes, sends Biden bill paving way for debt limit hike

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil’s Red-Hot Rally Fizzles With Traders Reassessing Omicron Hit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Fallout Seen in Unpaid Bills for Small Chinese Firms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Key Economic Meeting to Shift Focus to Supporting Growth

[Reuters] Japan's wholesale inflation hits record high as price pressure broadens

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Nasdaq leads Wall Street lower after sharp rally this week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Pare Gains After Another 30-Year Auction Goes Awry

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops on Broader Risk-Off Sentiment Amid Omicron Worries

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Losses Accelerate After Breaching Key Trading Levels

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Household Net Worth Posts Smallest Gain of Covid Recovery

[CNBC] House Democrats want to raise SALT deduction cap to $80,000. What that means for your tax bill

[Reuters] Russia keeps tensions high over Ukraine while waiting for next Biden move

[Bloomberg] Covid Hospital Admissions Jump in U.S., Led by Northeast States