Thursday, January 13, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Fall as Attention Turns to Earnings: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] European stocks set for worst week since November on hawkish Fed comments

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Powers Into the New Year as Traders Shrug Off Omicron Impact

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] First Lumber. Then Tin. Now the Newest Squeeze Is in Nickel

[CNBC] Retail sales dropped 1.9% in December as higher prices caused consumers to curb spending

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Picks Fed Bank Regulator, Adds First Black Woman to Board

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Risks Getting Sticky as Big Firms Flex Pricing Power

[Reuters] China's exports and imports grow more slowly in December

[Reuters] China to suspend more incoming U.S. flights as Shanghai reports COVID-19 cluster

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Energy Crisis Worsens With War Risk Compounding Gas Woes

[Reuters] Exclusive: Markets could reimpose discipline on euro zone debt soon - German official

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] German Economy Heads for Recession After Shrinking Last Quarter

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cathie Wood Outflows Grow as Diehard Fans Face Biggest Test

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BlackRock Assets Hit Record $10 Trillion, Powered by ETFs

[Reuters] 'Be afraid': Ukraine hit by cyberattack, Russia moves more troops

[Reuters] Ukraine crisis: what next after a week of talks and tension?

[Bloomberg] ‘We’re Overwhelmed:’ Nurses Strike Across the U.S. to Protest Covid Working Conditions

[Bloomberg] Trucking, Farming, Heating Will Get More Costly as Diesel Surges

[Bloomberg] Country Garden Drops as Investors Snub Bond: Evergrande Update

[WSJ] Russia Moves More Weaponry Toward Ukraine, Keeps the West Guessing

[FT] Negative-yielding debt total tumbles to $10tn as bond prices drop

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq 100 Tumbles 2.5% as Technology Rout Deepens: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Near Two-Month High on Tight Supply, Resilient Demand

[Yahoo Finance] Why Omicron is a bigger market risk in 2022 than people think

[Yahoo Finance] Why the supply chain crisis is an inflationary 'wild card' for the Fed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Evans, Harker See Three or Four Rate Increases in 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Big Options Bet Wagers on 25% Drop in This Year’s Hottest Trade

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Xi Reshapes China Property Market Paving Way for State Dominance

[NYT] Price Controls Set Off Heated Debate as History Gets a Second Look

[NYT] Russia, at an Impasse With the West, Warns It Is Ready to Abandon Diplomacy

[FT] Russian markets hit by rising worries over potential invasion of Ukraine

[FT] Tett: Don’t deride the Davos prophets of doom

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall St pressured by Big Tech declines; PPI data offers relief 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Near Two-Month High on Tight Supply, Resilient Demand

[AP] Fed nominee Brainard: Fighting inflation is top priority

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brainard Says the Fed Will Use Its ‘Powerful Tool’ to Curb Inflation

[Reuters] Central banks start turning off the cash taps

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mortgage Rates in U.S. Soar to the Highest Since March 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Private Equity’s Latest Deal Wave Brings More Leverage Than Ever

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas Power Supply Depends on Natural Gas Flow No One Tracks

[Reuters] Russia says Ukraine talks hit 'dead end', Poland warns of risk of war

[AP] The heat stays on: Earth hits 6th warmest year on record