Monday, February 14, 2022

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stocks Rally; Haven Trades Retreat With Oil: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps as Russia Says Some Troops to Return to Bases

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] PBOC Pumps in More Liquidity, Spurring Gains in Chinese Stocks

[Reuters] Russia says some troops pull back from near Ukraine, West says no proof yet

[CNBC] Wholesale prices rise 1% in January, up 9.7% over the past year

[AP] Ukraine-Russia crisis: What to know on hopes of averting war

[AP] Pressure mounts on Congress to curb lawmaker stock trading

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Market Watchers See PBOC Cutting Rates in Coming Months

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Property Woes Engulf London with Stalled Projects, Sales

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil-Hungry Buyers Reel From Prospect of Russia Sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] From Food Banks to Ice Cream: Inflation Is Biting Across Europe

[Reuters] NATO to consider new troops on southeastern flank amid Russian threat

[Bloomberg] Renting a Home Is Even Harder Than Buying One in Unrelentingly Hot U.S. Market

[Bloomberg] China Banks Boost Lending to Property Sector: Evergrande Update

[NYT] A World Away From Ukraine, Russia Is Courting Latin America

[WSJ] Russia Says Some Troops Pulling Back From Ukraine Border but Exercises Continue

[WSJ] Behind the Fed’s Slow Pivot to Tackling Inflation

[WSJ] Farmers Feel the Squeeze of Inflation

[WSJ] Pension Funds Chase Returns in Private-Market Debt

[FT] Nato sees ‘no sign of de-escalation’ as Russia signals partial troop pullback near Ukraine

[FT] US damps hopes for diplomatic solution to Ukraine crisis with Russia

[FT] Emerging markets: all risk and few rewards?

Monday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures are little changed as Russia-Ukraine tensions and Fed rate hike worries simmer

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fail to Hold Gains as Treasury Yields Jump: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Resume Rising as Ukraine Crisis Appears to Ebb

[Reuters] U.S. moving Ukraine embassy from Kyiv to Lviv amid Russian buildup

[Reuters] Everything in place for massive Russian attack on Ukraine, France says

[AP] Fed officials agree on a March rate hike but little else

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] RBA Risks Being Rushed Into Short, Sharp Tightening Cycle: Auld

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] SEC Warns Investors About Risks From High-Yield Crypto Accounts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] How Bloomberg Calculated the Top Hedge Fund Managers’ Income

[WSJ] Regulators Probe Block Trading at Morgan Stanley, Goldman, Other Wall Street Firms

[FT] Bond market signals concern Fed’s bid to cool inflation will backfire

Monday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Retreat While Treasury Curve Flattens: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Approaches Three-Month High as Ukraine Tension Lifts Havens

[CBS] Russian units near Ukraine moved into "attack positions," official says

[Reuters] Record job-switching rates are pushing U.S. inflation higher, Chicago Fed study finds

[Reuters] Exclusive: Russian mercenaries with spy links increasing presence in Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] SPAC Mergers Are Falling Apart at a Rapid Pace

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lagarde Says ECB Will Act at ‘Right Time’ But Only Gradually

[NPR] Study finds Western megadrought is the worst in 1,200 years