Sunday, January 9, 2022

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slump Amid Rate, Inflation, Virus Jitters: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Treasury yields start the week slightly higher, with inflation data in focus

[Reuters] Oil steady as supply disruptions offset Omicron fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Hawkishness Catches On as Bond Yields Hit Multi-Year Peaks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Faces Vetting on Fed’s Tightening Plans, Climate Change

[Reuters] Omicron becomes latest speed bump for shorthanded U.S. factories

[CNN] Nearly a quarter of hospitals are reporting a critical staff shortage as Omicron drives a rise in Covid-19 cases

[KTLA] Another record-setting day: L.A. County records more than 45,000 new coronavirus cases

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Now Expects Four Fed Hikes, Sees Faster Runoff in 2022

[Bloomberg] Omicron Takes Off in China as Variant Inches Closer to Beijing

[Reuters] Developer Shimao's fire sale, new rating cuts keep China property on edge

[Reuters] Chinese developer Shimao puts all property projects on sale - Caixin

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Moves to Give State Firms More Power: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Drop in Land Purchases Signal Cash Woes for China Developers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hong Kong’s Covid Strategy Has Failed. Miserably

[Reuters] China offers Kazakhstan security support, opposes 'external forces'

[Bloomberg] Dudley: The Federal Reserve Needs to Get a Lot More Hawkish

[WSJ] With Omicron, China’s Covid-19 Dilemma Deepens

[WSJ] Russia’s Putin Seizes on Crises to Assert Control Over Former Soviet Republics

[FT] Mishkin: The flaws in the Fed’s approach to inflation

[FT] Omicron surge raises Covid reinfection concern

[FT] Key Bund yield on brink of turning back above zero

[FT] Putin sends troops to Kazakhstan, vowing to stop ‘colour revolutions’

[FT] Russia warns west to back down or face ‘worsening security situation’

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures fall after S&P 500 posts 4-day losing streak 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines as Supply Interruptions Fade, China Battles Omicron

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Seen Steady With Bond Volatility in Focus: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Venture Funding Hits Record $131 Billion Despite Crackdown

[Reuters] No concessions, no breakthroughs: Russia, U.S. cast pall on Ukraine talks

[CNN] Kazakhstan death toll spikes as 164 reported killed and thousands detained in violent protests

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Unites Left and Right in Warning It’s Behind Inflation Curve

[ABC] US hospitals strained with influx of patients amid latest COVID-19 surge, staffing shortages

[CNN] As the Omicron variant drives a steep rise in Covid-19 cases, Los Angeles hits record number of new infections

[AP] Stay home or work sick? Omicron poses a conundrum 

[Reuters] China's Tianjin begins city-wide testing after at least two local Omicron cases detected

[Reuters] China reports 165 new COVID-19 cases for Jan 8, Omicron cases reported in Tianjin

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Rout That Kicked Off 2022 Lights Fuse for Europe Volatility

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Putin’s Troops Help Secure Kazakhstan in Wake of Protests

[Reuters] No concessions: Russia takes hard line before vital talks with U.S.

[AP] Prospects dim as US, Russia prepare to meet over Ukraine

[Bloomberg] Omicron Absenteeism Poses Fresh Test to U.S. Economic Strength

[NYT] Disruption, Dismay, Dissent: Americans Grapple With Omicron’s Rise

[WSJ] Bond Selloff Rattles Markets

[WSJ] Supply-Chain Issues Leave New Homes Without Garage Doors and Gutters

[WSJ] Omicron Comes to China, Prompting Mass Testing and Quarantines

[WSJ] Study Forecasts Greater Hurricane Risk in Northeastern U.S.

[FT] Is there an end in sight to supply chain disruption?

[FT] US economists focus on March rate rise despite weak jobs growth