Wednesday, February 23, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Russia invades Ukraine in Europe's 'darkest hours' since WWII

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Invasion of Ukraine Ignites European Security Crisis

[RFE] Zelenskiy Says Ukraine Has Suffered 'Serious Losses' After Russian Air Strikes Pound Dozens Of Targets

[AP] Russia attacks Ukraine, ‘shattering’ European peace

[CNN] The latest on the Ukraine-Russia crisis

[Reuters] Russia Hits Airfields; Kyiv Imposes Martial Law: Ukraine Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Heavy Fighting Reported at Airport Near Kyiv: Ukraine Update

[CNN] Why Putin's long-feared attack on Ukraine will rock America and the world

[CNBC] European markets plummet after Russia launches attack on Ukraine; Stoxx 600 down 3.6%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Surges to 15-Month High as Attack on Ukraine Boosts Havens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slide, Brent Hits $100 on Russian Incursion: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries, Haven Assets Rally as Putin Moves on Eastern Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Soars to $105 as Russia Attacks Targets Across Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Energy Prices Soar After Russia Attacks Ukraine Targets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Warsaw Stocks Plummet 13% as Russia Launches Attack on Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] High Risk, High Inflation Leaves Traders With Few Good Choices

[CNBC] China refuses to call Russian attack on Ukraine an ‘invasion,’ deflects blame to U.S.

[Reuters] China has already won, and lost, in Ukraine

[Reuters] Taiwan warns Chinese aircraft in its air defence zone

[Bloomberg] Ukraine Chaos Leaves Food and Metal Shipments Stranded

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; fourth-quarter GDP growth revised slightly up

[NYT] The Invasion of Ukraine: How Russia Attacked and What Happens Next

[WSJ] Russia Begins Military Operation in Ukraine

[WSJ] U.S., Allies Poised to Hit Russia With Broad Sanctions for Ukraine Invasion

[Free FT] Russian troops pour into Ukraine on three fronts

[FT] Boris Johnson pushes for Russia to be ejected from Swift payment system

[FT] ‘What is the end game?’ Russia’s multipronged assault on Ukraine

[FT] Russia launches full-scale invasion of Ukraine

[FT] China ready to soften Russian economic blow from Ukraine sanctions

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Putin orders military operations in Ukraine, demands Kyiv forces surrender

[Axios] Zelensky says Putin has ordered invasion

[CNBC] Blinken says Russia looks ready to attack Ukraine, UN schedules emergency meeting

[CNN] US warns full-scale invasion of Ukraine could be imminent

[AP] UN Security Council sets an emergency meeting on Ukraine

[Reuters] Stock futures dip slightly after Dow sinks to its lowest level of the year amid Ukraine crisis

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rout Across Tech-Stock Complex Sends Nasdaq to Bear Market Brink

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Advances as Mounting Ukraine Tensions Fuel Haven Demand

[AP] Rebels ask Russia for military help in eastern Ukraine

[Reuters] Ukraine declares state of emergency and separatists ask for Russian help

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Zelenskiy Urges Russia to Hold Off on Escalation: Ukraine Update

[Reuters] 80% of Russia's forces around Ukraine in attack positions, U.S. official says

[Reuters] U.S. says China and Russia seek 'profoundly illiberal' world order

[CNN] The latest on the Ukraine-Russia crisis

[Bloomberg] China Opposes Russia Sanctions, Calls U.S. Actions ‘Immoral’

[NYT] Russia Is Sowing Conflict in Ukraine. What Does That Mean for the U.S. Economy?

[FT] Russia says separatist regions have sought help to repel Ukraine ‘aggression’

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Equities sell off and U.S. dollar gains on escalating Russia/ Ukraine fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pares Gains as Traders Weigh Geopolitical Risks, Iran Talks

[Reuters] Ukraine declares state of emergency, summons citizens home from Russia

[Reuters] Ukraine says another sweeping cyberattack underway as state websites and banks hit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. to Sanction Nord Stream 2; EU Calls Summit: Ukraine Update

[Reuters] Analysis: ECB has to fight housing bubble with its hands tied

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Communist Party Meeting May Hint at Evergrande Tycoon's Fate

[Bloomberg] U.S. Labor Market Is Even Tighter Based on Alternative Measures

[Bloomberg] Winter Wheat Prices Touch 9-Year High on Russia, Ukraine Fears

[NYT] More Trouble for a Troubled Market

[NYT] Global Banks Poised for Turmoil as West Hits Russia With Sanctions

[WSJ] Ukraine Crisis Kicks Off New Superpower Struggle Among U.S., Russia and China

[WSJ] Lumber Trading Is So Hot That It Almost Never Happens

[FT] Fresh US sanctions imposed on Russian bonds add ‘more teeth’ to existing curbs