Thursday, February 24, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Ukraine capital girds for Russian assault

[Reuters] Ukraine's president vows to stay put as Russian invaders approach

[Reuters] Australia imposes more sanctions on Russia, criticises China's response

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Moscow May Agree to Talks; Putin Asset Freeze: Ukraine Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Gain Amid Report of Kyiv Talks: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asian shares track Wall St rally; markets eye long-term Ukraine risk

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pulls Back From $100 as Russia’s Offensive Sows Volatility

[Reuters] Explainer: How Western sanctions target Russia

[CNBC] Fed’s favorite inflation gauge up 5.2% for biggest annual gain since 1983

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Capital Goods Orders in U.S. Climb by the Most in Four Months

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Waller Sees Strong Case for Half-Point Hike If Data Hot

[Reuters] U.S. companies grapple with surging costs as supply chain problems persist

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Pledges Stronger Economic Policies to Stabilize Growth

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Boosts Liquidity Support as Ukraine Conflict Roils Markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Economy Stabilizes With Uncertain Growth Outlook

[Guardian] Decision to invade Ukraine raises questions over Putin’s ‘sense of reality’

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] How $300 Billion of Russian Cash Can Rattle Global Money Markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Invasion Unnerves Global Funds Bracing for Taiwan Risk

[Reuters] UK consumers suffer biggest confidence drop since start of pandemic - GfK

[WSJ] Ukraine War Means Another Supply Shock to Global Economy, the Last Thing It Needs

[WSJ] Punishing Putin Through Swift Is Thorny

[FT] How Russia’s invasion of Ukraine will hit the global economy

[FT] Swift delay highlights divisions in US-led sanctions alliance

Thursday Evening Links

[AP] Russia invades Ukraine on many fronts in ‘brutal act of war’

[Reuters] Russia plans to 'decapitate' Ukraine government -U.S. defense official

[Reuters] Biden unveils sanctions on Russian businesses after 'premeditated' Ukraine attack

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Deflects Democrats’ Pleas to Boot Russia From Swift

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Spares Russia’s Crucial Energy Exports From Sanctions

[AP] Explainer: A look at US steps taken, and not, against Russia

[CNBC] Stock futures fall after a stunning comeback as investors assess geopolitical tensions

[Reuters] Investors regain risk appetite; dollar, oil pare gains after Ukraine invasion

[Yahoo Finance] Lessons from the last war that rocked global markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wild Commodity Swings Signal Risk of Shortages in Ukraine Attack

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Loan Prices Sink to 10-Month Low Amid Geopolitical Turmoil

[NYT] Ukraine Invasion Has the Fed on Alert, but Not Changing Course

[WSJ] Ukraine Invasion Is Putin’s Most Aggressive Move Yet to Restore Russia’s Place in the World

[WSJ] Russia’s Strike Changes Not Just Ukraine but the World

[FT] Putin shatters peace in Europe as Russia storms Ukraine

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Biden adds sanctions to Russian banks and businesses

[UK Guardian] Boris Johnson announces ‘largest ever’ set of sanctions against Russia

[Reuters] Chernobyl power plant captured by Russian forces - Ukrainian official

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.K. Adds to Russia Sanctions; Biden to Speak: Ukraine Update

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

[CNBC] Dow drops 600 points after Russia attacks Ukraine, but stocks are off worst levels

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Touches Highest Since 2020 as Ukraine Crisis Boosts Havens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Soars Over $100 as Russia Attacks Targets Across Ukraine

[CNBC] Metal prices surge on fears of supply disruption, aluminum hits record

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Paris Wheat Hits Record and Corn Surges as Attack Risks Supplies

[Yahoo Finance] Russia may be primed to hack America’s infrastructure

[CNBC] Putin is redrawing an iron curtain' across Europe, veteran Russian analyst says

[Newsweek] China Shows Solidarity With Russia on Day of Ukraine Invasion

[Reuters] China rejects calling Russia move 'invasion,' urges citizens in Ukraine to stay home

[The Atlantic] Is Taiwan Next?

[FT] World leaders divided on whether to eject Russia from Swift payment system