Monday, January 3, 2022

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S., Europe Stocks Gain; Yen at 2017 Low: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Traders Are Betting Omicron Will Add to Inflation Spike

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Suffer Worst Start Since 2019 on Profit Taking

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brent Oil Nears $80 With OPEC+ Meeting on Supply Policy

[Reuters] Biden likely to announce Raskin as Fed's vice chair pick this week - Axios

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Menace vs Pandemic Recovery: Central Bank Guide for 2022

[CNBC] U.S. reports over 1 million new daily Covid cases as omicron surges

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Manhattan’s Revival Spurs Record Fourth Quarter for Home Sales

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turks Cling to Dollars in Red Flag for Erdogan Plan to Save Lira

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock to Start Trading After Demolition Order: Evergrande Update

[Reuters] 'Return our money!' Evergrande investors protest at office of Chinese developer

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Anti-Graft Crackdown Has Ensnared Over 20 Finance Officials So Far

[Reuters] China's quant funds become victims of their own success

[Bloomberg] AT&T, Verizon Agree to Delay 5G After Airlines Threatened to Sue

[Bloomberg] China Stocks See Rocky Start to Year as Renewable Firms Sold

[Bloomberg] A Dozen Days of Lockdown Spurs Angst in Chinese City of Xi’an

[NYT] Democrats Blast Corporate Profits as Inflation Surges

[WSJ] Fed Weighs Proposals for Eventual Reduction in Bond Holdings

[FT] El-Erian: The key to 2022 will be how inflation is brought down

[FT] Hedge funds struggle to lure new money as performance lags

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Track U.S. Gains; Treasuries Hold Drop: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] U.S. schools delay openings as Omicron rages; New York City hits 33% positivity rate

[Guardian] Covid cases rise by 948% in Florida as Omicron drives huge wave across US

[NYT] Hospitalizations for Covid rise sharply in New York State, nearing last winter’s peak.

[Bloomberg] China’s $708 Billion Race for Cash Adds Pressure on PBOC to Ease

[Bloomberg] Australia Housing Boom Fades as Melbourne Falls, Sydney Slows

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street climbs in upbeat start to 2022 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Jump as Conviction on Fed Hikes Grows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Gains Most in Two Months as Yield Jump Fuels Bullish Bets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Natural Gas Prices Soar in New York Amid New Year Winter Storms

[CNN] Over 20 million people under winter storm alerts as snow, rain and cold move across the eastern US

[Reuters] U.S. schools delay openings as Omicron pushes pandemic to record highs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] NYC’s 1 Million Kids Confront Covid Spike in School Return

[NBC] NY COVID Hospitalizations Top 2021 Surge Levels; Omicron Quintuples Risk of Breakthrough Cases

[Bloomberg] U.S. Covid-Test Positives Suggest Case Numbers Are Undercounted

[FT] US government bonds knocked in 2022 debut

[FT] Putin’s attempt to control the past follows the Xi model