Thursday, December 22, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Fluctuate as Traders Parse Data: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks eye double-digit losses for 2022 as recession looms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crop Prices Set for Third Week of Gains as US Freeze Threatens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Record Weekly Outflows Cap Worst Year for Equities Since 2008

[Reuters] Deep freeze grips U.S. as winter 'bomb cyclone' looms ahead of holiday weekend

[CNN] New home sales rose in November, defying expectations

[Reuters] U.S. consumer spending, inflation slow in November

[AP] An inflation measure watched by the Fed eases to 5.5%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Soaring Covid Cases Push Economic Activity Off A Cliff

[AP] ‘A very hard road ahead’ for China as COVID-19 cases spiral

[Reuters] China's stretched health system braces for peak in COVID infections

[Reuters] China lacked a 'zero COVID' exit plan. Its people are paying the price.

[AP] Ukraine president back in Kyiv, Russia keeps up attacks

[Reuters] Russia says U.S. Patriot missiles in Ukraine won't stand in its way

[Reuters] Japan's consumer inflation hits fresh 40-year high, eyes on BOJ policy

[Reuters] Japan to unveil record $864 bln budget driven by military costs

[Reuters] Explainer: How did Bankman-Fried secure $250 mln bail?

[Bloomberg] Winter Storm Walloping the US Threatens to Disrupt LNG Exports

[Bloomberg] JPMorgan Says Globalization’s Demise Is Major Theme for 2023

[WSJ] Massive Government Borrowing Looms Over European Markets

[FT] China estimates 250mn people have caught Covid in 20 days

[FT] ‘We have no beds, we have no oxygen’: Covid overwhelms Beijing’s hospitals

[FT] Japan inflation nears 41-year high on weak yen and soaring energy costs