Monday, December 27, 2021

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise; Crude Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asian FX, stocks climb as Wall St record douses Omicron worries

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Natural Gas Keeps Rising as Snow, Storms Hit West Coast

[AP] US home prices surge 18.4% in October

[Reuters] Analysis: Biden's regulatory agenda to take shape in 2022

[Politico] The Fed’s Doomsday Prophet Has a Dire Warning About Where We’re Headed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Vows Proactive Moves to Stabilize Economy in 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Injects Most Cash in Two Months as Demand for Fund Jumps

[Reuters] China's money rates off highest levels in months after PBOC boosts cash injections

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China to Dig Into Monetary Policy Toolbox to Stabilize Economy

[CNBC] Fitch says a third of rated Chinese developers would face cash crunch in a scenario where sales fall by 30%

[AP] China pursues tech ‘self-reliance,’ fueling global unease

[Reuters] China local symptomatic COVID cases rise for a 4th day as Xian outbreak expands

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Faces Dollar Bond Coupons After Recent Default

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Production Jumps by Record as Car Manufacturing Rebounds

[Reuters] Australia COVID numbers hit a peak as Omicron outbreak strains domestic politics

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Incoming Voters Skew Hawkish. Biden Picks May Tilt Balance

[Bloomberg] Mach 5 Missiles Spur New Arms Race as U.S. Seeks to Match China

[Bloomberg] World Hits Record Daily Covid Cases as Omicron Mars Christmas

[WSJ] Blame Bad Weather for Your Bigger Bills

[FT] Companies raise over $12tn in ‘blockbuster’ year for global capital markets

[FT] Bull market heads into New Year on a shaky foundation

[FT] Traders turn to derivatives that protect against US market fall

[FT] Iran-US: faltering nuclear talks enter dangerous phase 

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks May Get Boost From Record U.S. Close: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] CDC cuts isolation time for asymptomatic COVID-19 cases to 5 days

[CNN] Between Christmas and New Year's, doctors expect the US Omicron surge to grow

[NBCNY] NY COVID Hospitalizations Top 5K for 1st Time Since Feb.; Admissions Among NYC Kids Soar

[FloridaToday] COVID surge in Florida: Cases rise 332.9% in one week, state among fastest-spreading in US

[Daily Mail] Omicron triggers lockdown by default across US as businesses hit by staff outbreaks and cancelations

[UK Guardian] US alarm at rise in child Covid infections sees school closures back on agenda

[Reuters] Health experts say Italy faces paralysis under quarantine rules

[WSJ] These Food Items Are Getting More Costly in 2022

[WSJ] Omicron Variant Is Expected to Dent Global Economy in Early 2022

[FT] China tightens lockdown measures in Xi’an as Covid cases rise

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends at record high on retail sales cheer

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises to Monthly High as Markets Withstand Rising Infections

[AP] Omicron, storms disrupt air travel for 4th consecutive day

[Reuters] Apple closes New York City stores amid rising COVID cases - Bloomberg News

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Home Projects Resume; Coupon Deadline Looms: Evergrande Update