Sunday, January 30, 2022

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Drifts as Traders Brace for Volatile Day: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rises on geopolitical risks, supply shortage

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Strongest January in Decades as Market Tightens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Economic Agenda on Hold as More Americans Hit Hardships

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Home Sales Slump Deepened in January in Blow to Economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fewer China Flights May Worsen Chip Shortage With Port Snarled

[Reuters] COVID cases mount as athletes, personnel arrive in Beijing

[Guardian] Beijing seals off several communities over two cases of Covid-19

[AP] Russia, US to square off at UN Security Council over Ukraine

[Reuters] Britain warns Russia of sanctions on oligarchs if Ukraine is invaded

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] German Inflation Down Less Than Forecast, Challenging ECB Stance

[AP] Omicron amps up concerns about long COVID and its causes

[NYT] The Hard-Line Russian Advisers Who Have Putin’s Ear

[WSJ] How the Fed’s Policy Shift Is Rippling Through the Housing Market

[WSJ] Investors Sour on Muni Funds

[WSJ] Spying. Human Rights. Covid-19. Beijing Olympic Athletes Face the Most Complex Games Ever.

[FT] Market volatility curbing companies’ ability to raise cash

[FT] BoE predicted to raise rates for second time in quick succession

[FT] World’s largest wealth fund warns ‘permanent’ inflation will hit returns

[FT] Ukraine conflict shines light on deepening ties between Beijing and Moscow