Wednesday, February 16, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall, Havens Rise on Ukraine Risk: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Curves Show One of the Tightest Markets Ever as Prices Swing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Gas Surges After U.S. Rejects Russia Claims of Pullback

[Yahoo Finance] Jobless claims: Another 248,000 Americans filed new claims last week

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims rise; housing starts fall

[Reuters] Kyiv, West fear 'pretexts for invasion' after shelling in east Ukraine

[AP] NATO: Russia misleads world on troop movements near Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Renews Warning of ‘Imminent’ Attack Risk: Ukraine Update

[Reuters] U.S. says Russia inching troops closer to Ukraine, stocking up on blood supplies

[Reuters] What could drive the Fed to a 'Plan B' for balance sheet reduction

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Times China Downgraded; Shimao Eyes Extension: Evergrande Update

[AP] China rejects US trade complaint, criticizes Washington

[Reuters] Hong Kong's COVID fight intensifies as cases multiply by 60 times

[CNN] US says Russia has added 7,000 troops along Ukraine border, despite claims of pullback

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pimco Sours on Chinese Sovereign Debt as Policy Deviates

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey Keeps Key Rate Unchanged as Inflation Backlash Builds

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] These Bonds Risk Crashing If Central Banks Hike Rates

[FT] Can Jay Powell build consensus at a divided Federal Reserve?

[FT] White House says Russian troop withdrawal claims are ‘false’

Wednesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures are little changed as investors weigh earnings, Fed and geopolitics

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops After Iranian Nuclear Negotiator Tweets Deal Is Near

[Reuters] West warns Russia is moving troops towards, not away from, Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden, Scholz Cite Continuing Russian Buildup: Ukraine Update

[CNN] The latest on Ukraine and Russia tensions

[WSJ] Fed Eyeing Potential for Faster Rate Increases to Ease Inflation

[WSJ] Beijing Weighs How Far to Go in Backing Putin on Ukraine

[FT] Fed prepared to tighten policy more aggressively if inflation persists

[FT] Volatility in US Treasuries hits highest point since March 2020

[FT] ‘Off the charts’ inflation dogs global recovery

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Fed Minutes Bring No Real Surprises: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Gold, oil rise on Ukraine stand-off as stocks slip

[Reuters] Fed not wedded to particular pace of rate hikes, minutes show

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Eyes Rate Hike Soon and Faster Tightening Pace If Needed

[Reuters] Russia is still building up troops near Ukraine, say U.S. and NATO

[Reuters] Global companies slow debt-raising as yields climb

[Reuters] Fed's Kashkari: 'Let's not overdo it' on Fed rate hikes