Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S., Europe Stocks Rise as Bonds Steady: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold at Highest Since November as Bond Yields Pare Gains

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Metals Rally Heats Up as Nickel Hits $24,000 on Supply Snarls

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slips From 7-Year High With Biden Pledging to Tackle Prices

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Safest Company Bonds Have Worst Start to Year in Decades

[CNBC] Jobless claims jump to 286,000, the highest level since October

[Reuters] Market, Omicron risks pose new challenge for Fed policy pivot

[Yahoo Finance] Health care costs balloon for Americans despite Obamacare

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Surging Real Yields Rattle Markets Eyeing End of Easy-Money Era

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas Braces for Cold, Sleet and a Test for the Power Grid

[Reuters] China cuts key rates, stepping up monetary stimulus effort to underpin economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Property Bond Rally Fades as Investors Seek Clarity

[Reuters] Beijing city raises vigilance as local COVID cases tick higher before Olympics

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Rally Peters Out; Presales Cash in Focus: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Aoyuan Won’t Pay Bonds, Signals Default Imminent

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Offshore Bondholders Criticize ‘Opaque’ Restructuring

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Banks Cut Borrowing Costs as PBOC Signals Easing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Junk Bond Deals Are Disappearing From Emerging Markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Has Every Reason Not to Act as Fast as Fed, Lagarde Says

[Reuters] Australia jobless number dives to lowest since 2008 as case builds for rate rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bank of Russia Seeks to Outlaw Mining and Trading of Crypto

[Reuters] Global hedge fund industry assets top $4 trillion for the first time

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Renaissance Investor Exodus Nears $15 Billion Despite 2021 Gains

[Reuters] Europe threatens 'massive' sanctions if Russia attacks Ukraine

[Reuters] N.Korea suggests it may resume nuclear, missile tests, slams 'hostile' U.S.

[Bloomberg] China Shows Signs of Loosening Grip on Yuan as It Starts Easing

[WSJ] As Inflation Bites, Power Lies Higher Up the Food Chain

[FT] Permian Basin: high oil price breathes new life into US shale

[FT] Christine Lagarde rejects calls for ECB to act faster on inflation

[FT] China cuts mortgage lending rate for first time in two years

Wednesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks Set for Cautious Open After U.S. Drop: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street sell-off deepens, Nasdaq confirms correction

[CNBC] China’s central bank slashes key lending rates, including one for the first time since April 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Says Stemming Inflation Is Fed’s Job, Backs Policy Shift

[CNBC] Biden says he thinks Putin will order invasion of Ukraine, vows ‘disaster for Russia’

[Reuters] Mild COVID cases still lead to attention and memory issues - study

[CNBC] United warns omicron will delay travel recovery, drive up costs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Leveraged-Loan Price Index Soars to the Highest Since 2007

[CNN] Tonga faces 'unprecedented disaster' as New Zealand warns of further eruptions and tsunami risk

[Bloomberg] ‘No SALT, No Deal’ as Some Democrats Demand Higher Cap in Biden Bill

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow up on earnings lift, Nasdaq off session low

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Advances to Highest Since November as Yield Curve Flattens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Hits Fresh Seven-Year High on Outlook for Resurgent Demand

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Markets May Be Even Tighter Than Forecasters Say

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Next Big Treasuries Shock Could Come From a Huge Option Position

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Junk Debt Is Poised for Worst Month Since the Early Days of the Pandemic

[Reuters] Multi-family housing boosts U.S. homebuilding; supply constraints seen unrelenting

[Reuters] Analysis: As inflation breaks records, $100 oil is also looming

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries, German Bonds Eye Key Milestones on March Fed Bets

[AP] Major airlines cancel, change flights to US over 5G dispute

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas Braces for Cold, Sleet and a Test for the Power Grid

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Meme stocks: 'A lot of people will lose a lot of money,' Interactive Brokers founder says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Fees in Crosshairs as Gensler Lays Out SEC’s 2022 Agenda

[AP] US, Russia dig in heels over Ukraine as tensions mount

[WSJ] Procter & Gamble Says Prices Will Keep Going Up

[WSJ] The Calculators Behind the Music-Catalog Megadeals

[WSJ] Wildfire Risk in California Drives Insurers to Pull Policies for Pricey Homes

[FT] UAE official reveals extent of threat from Houthi attacks

[FT] Tett: A year on, we haven’t absorbed the lessons of the GameStop saga