Monday, February 7, 2022

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slip, Treasuries Dip; Oil Declines: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] China's blue-chip index hits 19-month low as U.S. sanction worries weigh

[Reuters] Bumper BP profits lift European stocks, euro stalled by cautious Lagarde

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Decline With Geopolitical Tensions Seen Easing

[Reuters] As oil nears $100 a barrel, U.S. drillers get busy in costly shale basins

[Reuters] U.S. trade deficit rises in December; deficit in 2021 largest on record

[Dow Jones] U.S. Small-Business Confidence Decreased in January on Supply Shortages, Inflation — NFIB

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mounting Risks for S&P 500 Are Under the Surface, BofA Analysts Say

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Macron Says Putin Assured Him of No Escalation: Ukraine Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Electricity Prices Soar as France Cuts Nuclear Forecast

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Eases Property Loan Curbs as Housing Market Slumps

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China State Funds Said to Buy Stocks to Stem Worsening Rout

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Eases Some Loan Curbs, Logan Rating Cut: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Battles to Contain Coal Price Surge as Dependency Worsens

[Reuters] Hong Kong's COVID misery deepens with new social restrictions, vegetable shortage

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chile Inflation ‘Running Wild’ as Prices Unexpectedly Surge

[Bloomberg] China’s Taking on a Risky Bubble Deflation Experiment

[WSJ] Two Years Into Pandemic, Shoppers Are Still Hoarding

[FT] Lagarde signals ‘gradual’ shift in ECB policy to tackle record inflation

[FT] Hong Kong’s ‘zero-Covid’ policy faces critical test from Omicron surge

Monday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Join World Bond Rout on Prospect of Super-Sized Hikes

[Reuters]  Biden pledges end to Nord Stream 2 if Russia invades Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Putin, Macron Wrap Up Six Hours of Talks: Ukraine Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ Poised to Face Off With Bond Traders as Yields Near Limit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Coffee Reserves Plunge to Lowest in More Than Two Decades

[WSJ] In Covid-19 Housing Market, the Middle Class Is Getting Priced Out

[WSJ] Tech Talent Shortage Is Helping Drive M&A Deals

[FT] ECB rate expectations sting Greek and Italian government debt

Monday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Decline Amid Late-Day Selloff in Big Tech: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops After Scorching Rally as Markets Eye Iran Nuclear Deal

[Reuters] U.S. stock market liquidity 'abysmal,' adding to volatility risk

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Americans Face Record Metals Prices as Shipping Costs Surge

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lagarde Pledges ‘Gradual’ Adjustment as ECB Debate Heats Up

[AP] Ukraine crisis talks move to Moscow and Washington

[AP] Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know about rising fear of war

[Reuters] Macron tells Putin he seeks to avoid war and build trust

[Reuters] World’s glaciers contain less ice than thought - report