Thursday, January 6, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop on Spike in Wages; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Third Weekly Advance as Market Tightens on Outages

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Drops Below $42,000 to Lowest Level Since September

[Reuters] China's yuan rebounds, but set for biggest weekly decline since mid-Sept

[CNBC] Hiring falters in December as payrolls rise only 199,000

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Sleepless Bond Traders Face Worst Start to a Year in Decades

[Reuters] China developer Shimao Group's shares, bonds plunge after missed loan payment

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Property Stocks Rally, Shimao Pares Losses: Evergrande Update

[Reuters] Exclusive: China's Kaisa pressured by local government to repay wealth product investors

[CNBC] China’s real estate problems are spreading even to once-healthy developers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Urges Banks to Boost Property Lending on Default Fears

[Reuters] China plans to relax "three red lines" to encourage state-led property M&A - REDD

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Tests Thousands in IPhone City as Covid Cases Spread

[MSN/AFP] As cases rise, India fears another Covid catastrophe

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Euro-Area Inflation Unexpectedly Hits Record in Test for ECB

[Reuters] Omicron dents euro zone's economic rebound; inflation at record high

[Reuters] Global equity funds attract big inflows at start of new year -Lipper

[Reuters] U.S. and Japan sound alarm on China, seek new defence collaboration

[FT] Inflation hits new eurozone record as energy and food prices soar

[FT] Shimao’s debt woes deepen concerns over cash crunch in Chinese property

[FT] Turkey spent at least $7.3bn propping up lira in December

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends choppy session nearly flat, a day after sell-off

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Gains as North American Freeze, OPEC+ Constraints Hit Supply

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Record Share of U.S. Small Businesses Raised Wages in December

[CNBC] The Federal Reserve is scaring markets with the triple threat of policy tightening

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Could Lift Off in March, Shrink Assets Next, Bullard Says

[MSN/WP] In the nation’s hospitals, this covid wave is different

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Omicron’s Spread Means More Food Outages at U.S. Grocery Stores

[Fox] NY reports highest single-day COVID deaths since mass vaccination began

[KTLA] More than 1,000 L.A.-area police officers, firefighters, paramedics ill or home quarantining due to COVID

[NBC] Illinois COVID Data: State Sets Another New Case Record as Hospitalizations Climb Again

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lumber Is Soaring Again Thanks to Supply Snags From Canadian Floods

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Plunging Natural Gas Supply Shows Texas Still Not Ready for Cold

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Argentina’s Central Bank Hikes Rate for First Time in a Year

[Bloomberg] Japanese Households Cut Spending Even Before Omicron Hit

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Gain as Bond Yields Remain Elevated: Markets Wrap 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Gains as North American Freeze, OPEC+ Constraints Hit Supply

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Firms Extend Credit at ‘Ballistic’ Pace in Bet on a Recovery

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit widens sharply on record high goods imports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Growth at U.S. Service Providers Sees Sharp Pullback From Record

[Reuters] Analysis: Investors brace for quantitative tightening as Fed sends hawkish message

[Reuters] Omicron may be less severe in young and old, but not 'mild' - WHO

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] NYC Commuting Delays Pile Up With 20% of Subway Drivers Out Sick

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. 30-Year Mortgage Rates Surge to 3.22%, the Highest Since May 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crackdown Deepens as Russian Troops Arrive: Kazakh Update