Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S., Europe Stocks Rise as Bonds Steady: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold at Highest Since November as Bond Yields Pare Gains

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Metals Rally Heats Up as Nickel Hits $24,000 on Supply Snarls

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slips From 7-Year High With Biden Pledging to Tackle Prices

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Safest Company Bonds Have Worst Start to Year in Decades

[CNBC] Jobless claims jump to 286,000, the highest level since October

[Reuters] Market, Omicron risks pose new challenge for Fed policy pivot

[Yahoo Finance] Health care costs balloon for Americans despite Obamacare

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Surging Real Yields Rattle Markets Eyeing End of Easy-Money Era

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas Braces for Cold, Sleet and a Test for the Power Grid

[Reuters] China cuts key rates, stepping up monetary stimulus effort to underpin economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Property Bond Rally Fades as Investors Seek Clarity

[Reuters] Beijing city raises vigilance as local COVID cases tick higher before Olympics

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Rally Peters Out; Presales Cash in Focus: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Aoyuan Won’t Pay Bonds, Signals Default Imminent

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Offshore Bondholders Criticize ‘Opaque’ Restructuring

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Banks Cut Borrowing Costs as PBOC Signals Easing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Junk Bond Deals Are Disappearing From Emerging Markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Has Every Reason Not to Act as Fast as Fed, Lagarde Says

[Reuters] Australia jobless number dives to lowest since 2008 as case builds for rate rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bank of Russia Seeks to Outlaw Mining and Trading of Crypto

[Reuters] Global hedge fund industry assets top $4 trillion for the first time

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Renaissance Investor Exodus Nears $15 Billion Despite 2021 Gains

[Reuters] Europe threatens 'massive' sanctions if Russia attacks Ukraine

[Reuters] N.Korea suggests it may resume nuclear, missile tests, slams 'hostile' U.S.

[Bloomberg] China Shows Signs of Loosening Grip on Yuan as It Starts Easing

[WSJ] As Inflation Bites, Power Lies Higher Up the Food Chain

[FT] Permian Basin: high oil price breathes new life into US shale

[FT] Christine Lagarde rejects calls for ECB to act faster on inflation

[FT] China cuts mortgage lending rate for first time in two years