Monday, December 13, 2021

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Decline Before Central Banks Meet: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Developers Tumble on Shimao ‘Red Flag’: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady as IEA Says Global Market Has Returned to Surplus

[CNBC] Wholesale prices measure rises 9.6% in November from a year ago, the fastest pace on record

[Reuters] In year-end meetings, top central banks may diverge over inflation, Omicron

[Yahoo Finance] FOMC preview: Is the Fed behind the curve on inflation?

[AP] BofA CEO: Consumers spending at fastest pace he’s seen

[CNN] Omicron is spreading fast. That's alarming even if it's mild

[Axios] Biden official warns: COVID explosion imminent

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shimao Sinks Again, Dragging Down Developers: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Fallen Angel’ Shimao Shows Fragility of China Property

[Reuters] Germany facing winter of stagflation as COVID, bottlenecks bite

[Reuters] In South Africa Omicron wave, Pfizer vaccine less effective against hospitalisation - study

[Reuters] COVID-19 rattles major Chinese manufacturing province

[Reuters] Blinken says U.S. to advance defence, economic alliances in Indo-Pacific

[Reuters] Putin and Xi to discuss 'aggressive' talk from U.S. and NATO, Kremlin says

[Bloomberg] More M&A Records in Sight for Europe After $1.8 Trillion Spree

[WSJ] Fed Meets for First Time Since Powell Signaled Policy Shift

[FT] The return of inflation: crunch time for the European Central Bank

[FT] China reports first Omicron case as fears mount for factory supply chains

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set to Drop Amid Policy, Omicron Risks: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop in Key Week for Global Central Banks: Markets Wrap

[AP] Thousands without heat, water after tornadoes kill dozens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Debt Ceiling Increase to Get Senate Vote Tuesday, Schumer Says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] California Mask Rule Returns; Fidelity Office Plan: Virus Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Fallen Angel’ Shimao Shows Fragility of China’s Property Sector

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Property Crisis Likely Dragged Economy Down in November

[NYT] Workers in Europe Are Demanding Higher Pay as Inflation Soars

[FT] What we know about Omicron variant that has sparked global alarm

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street falls on Omicron worries ahead of Fed meeting

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Giants Getting Hit as Stocks Drop From Record: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Approaches Closely Watched Level as Slide Accelerates

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Home-Price Surge Looks Much Tamer in Government CPI Report

[Reuters] Russia says it may be forced to deploy mid-range nuclear missiles in Europe

[NYT] Inflationary Wave Changes Political Terrain for Right-Wing Populists