Sunday, January 23, 2022

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Tumble Amid Wild Swings While Bonds Rally: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo Finance] Bitcoin free-falls below $34,000 amid cryptocurrency sell-off

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Holds Near $88 With Mounting Geopolitical Risks in Focus

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lithium Hits ‘Ludicrous Mode’ as Battery Metal Extends 400% Gain

[Dow Jones] IHS Markit: US Economy Slows in January to 18-Month Low as Omicron Weighs on Services

[Dow Jones] U.S. Economy Softened in December as Production, Consumption Weakened — Chicago Fed

[CNBC] No respite for China’s stressed out supply chains as Covid-zero and new year holidays take a toll

[Reuters] Beijing adds COVID test before Olympics; outbreak linked to cases in four provinces

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Evergrande Seeks More Time From Offshore Investors On Repayment

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Property Shares, Bonds Gain; Agile Exits JV: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Misses Trade Deal Targets, Raising Pressure on Biden

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Morgan Stanley Says ‘Winter Is Here’ for Stocks

[AP] NATO outlines ‘deterrence’ plan as tensions with Russia soar

[Reuters] NATO beefs up eastern flank, Russia denounces Western 'hysteria'

[AP] Analysis: Crisis in Ukraine a showdown of two world views

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] UAE Intercepts Two Ballistic Missiles Over Abu Dhabi Fired From Yemen

[Reuters] Taiwan reports new large-scale Chinese air force incursion

[Bloomberg] Crypto Losses Deepen With Bitcoin Tumbling Below $34,000

[Bloomberg] Red-Hot Inflation Grips Pockets of U.S. Midwest and South With Rates Over 9%

[Bloomberg] Moscow, Kyiv Trade Barbs as Europe Boosts Aid: Ukraine Update

[WSJ] Surging Food Prices Turn More Shoppers Into Bargain Hunters

[FT] El-Erian: Bold policy response needed to restore Fed credibility on inflation

[FT] The Draghi dilemma: Italian presidential election risks turbulence

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures rise following S&P 500′s worst week since March 2020

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks May Extend Drop on Fed Tightening Concerns: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Inflation surge could push the Fed into more than four rate hikes this year, Goldman Sachs says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Sees Risk Fed Will Tighten More Than Forecast

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Rate Cuts Not Enough to Stabilize Economy: Ex-PBOC Adviser

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Meltdown Haunts Australian Central Bank as Inflation Builds

[Reuters] Hong Kong’s financial sector faces talent crunch as expats head for the exit

[AP] US draws down Ukraine embassy presence as war fears mount

[WSJ] Rising Interest Rates Hit Municipal-Bonds Market

[FT] Blinken warns of ‘Russian playbook’ to destabilise Kyiv after coup plot charge

[FT] Moscow seeks agents of influence in Ukraine

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Seen Taking a Step Toward March Rate Increase: Eco Week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yield-Curve Mavens Are Pining for Guidance From Fed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Sees Risk Fed Will Tighten at Every Meeting From March

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Living With Covid Proving Tough for a Gridlocked World Economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ether, Solana, Memecoins Get Crushed in Crypto Market Rout

[Reuters] Beijing introduces more COVID measures as cases mount before Olympics

[Reuters] One surrendered Hong Kong hamster tests COVID positive as city lockdown grows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey Said to See Inflation Rate Peaking at About 40% in 2022

[Reuters] UK warns Russia will face severe sanctions if it installs Ukraine 'puppet regime'

[AP] Britain says Russia seeking to replace Ukraine government

[NYT] Rapid Inflation Fuels Debate Over What’s to Blame: Pandemic or Policy

[WSJ] Omicron Wave Drives Surge of Workers Calling In Sick, Working Through Illness

[WSJ] U.S. Food Supply Is Under Pressure, From Plants to Store Shelves

[WSJ] Tech Rout Fueled by Bond-Market Turn

[WSJ] Inflation Poses Risks of Faster, Less Predictable Fed Rate Increases

[WSJ] Germany’s Reliance on Russian Gas Limits Europe’s Options in Ukraine Crisis

[FT] Fed expected to back first pandemic-era interest rate rise in March

[FT] Big Tech rattled as US antitrust push finds rare bipartisan backing

[FT] Russia and China’s plans for a new world order