Thursday, December 16, 2021

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Skid on Tech as Policy Tightening Saps Mood: Markets Wrap 

[AP] Turkey Stock Rout Triggers Circuit Breakers Twice in an Hour

[AP] Turkey's lira sinks to new low, prompting bank to intervene

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines As Omicron and Monetary Tightening Darken Outlook

[CNN] A Covid-19 'viral blizzard' is about to hit the US, expert says, with 'millions' to be infected soon

[NYP] ‘Striking’ vaccine resistance in Omicron variant: Columbia University

[Reuters] Omicron rewrites the COVID plan for 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] South Africa Hospital Rate Falls; Drug Weakness: Virus Update

[Reuters] BOJ dials back pandemic funding as global central banks eye post-COVID era

[Reuters] S&P dumps Chinese property giant Evergrande into default

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P Labels Evergrande Defaulter; Shimao Cut: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey’s Erdogan Is Losing Support Where He Can Least Afford It

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bundesbank Lifts Inflation Outlook as Weidmann Urges Vigilance

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Era of Low Yields Confronts Central Banks Focused on Inflation

[Reuters] Global bond funds see biggest outflow since early April 2020 - Lipper

[Reuters] Russia tells NATO to leave eastern Europe, stay out of former USSR

[Bloomberg] U.K. Study Finds No Evidence Omicron Cases Are Less Severe Than Delta

[Bloomberg] Omicron Presents a Major Challenge for China

[FT] The liquidity threat looming over markets in 2022

[FT] Turkish business reels from lira fallout in Erdogan’s ‘laboratory’

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] Asia-Pacific markets trade mixed following overnight losses on Wall Street 

[NPR] Democrats are forced to regroup as Biden's signature spending bill stalls

[Reuters] Mexican central bank hikes rates more than expected to tame inflation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Boss Leads $46 Billion in Lost Wealth for China’s Property Tycoons

[NYT] Scientists Are Racing to Gauge the Threat of Omicron

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Sinks Stocks in Reversal After Post-Fed Rally: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] Gold advances as dollar retreats after Fed verdict

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Gain on U.S. Stockpile Decline and Weaker Dollar

[CNN] Covid-19 is raging across the US, with a surge in cases and hospitalizations causing new disruptions

[CNN] Records fall and borders close as world races to get control of Omicron

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shock BOE Rate Hike Drives Traders, Economists to Expect More in 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Acts to Avert ‘Brutal Transition’ in Exiting Crisis Mode

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] NYC Covid Rise Called ‘Alarming’; U.K. Hits Record: Virus Update

[Yahoo News] An explosion of likely Omicron cases at Cornell shows what's next for the U.S.

[NBC] ‘We've Never Seen This Before in NYC': COVID Positivity Rate Doubles in 3 Days on Omicron Spread

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Banxico Shows Hawkish Side With Larger-Than-Forecast Rate Hike

[Bloomberg] NYC Sees Offices Empty, Shows Canceled as Covid Wave Sweeps In

[WP] Omicron surges around the world as South Africa’s daily cases surpass delta peak

[WSJ] Highly Vaccinated South Korea Can’t Slow Down Covid-19