Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Scant progress evacuating Ukrainian civilians

[AP] Suffering goes on in encircled Mariupol as evacuation fails

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Zelenskiy Says Evacuations Underway Near Kyiv

[Reuters] Any decision on jets for Ukraine must be taken by all NATO, Polish PM says

[Reuters] Ukraine warns of radiation leak risk after power cut at occupied Chernobyl plant

[Reuters] Kremlin tells United States to await response to "economic war"

[The Hill] Kremlin: US has declared 'economic war' against Russia

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Retreats Amid Huge Volatility After Russia Import Bans

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Buoyed by Dip Buying; Oil Loses Steam: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Gold, palladium retreat from highs as risky assets stabilize

[Reuters] Banks, autos drive rebound in European stocks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Biggest-Ever Bond-Buying Binge Is Drawing to a Close

[Reuters] Chinese firms that aid Russia may be cut off from U.S. equipment -commerce secretary

[Reuters] U.S. shale shortages to limit efforts to replace banned Russian oil

[USAT] US officials put Americans on alert for Russian cyberattacks as Ukraine war grows

[MSN/WP] A new iron curtain descends on Russia amid its invasion of Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Says China to Miss Growth Target on Oil Shock and Covid

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nickel Miner With Tsingshan Ties Sinks 23% Before Trading Paused

[AP] Ukraine bans exports of wheat, oats and other food staples

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Fertilizer Output Cuts Pose Risks for Food Prices

[Reuters] Food crisis grows as spiralling prices spark export bans

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The World’s Next Food Emergency Is Here as War Compounds Hunger Crisis

[Reuters] China blames NATO for pushing Russia-Ukraine tension to 'breaking point'

[CNBC] China watches warily as Ukraine makes U.S., EU and Japan strengthen their alliance

[Reuters] Shanghai steps up defences against wave of asymptomatic COVID cases

[Reuters] Australia declares east coast floods a national emergency

[NYT] Loss of Russian Oil Leaves a Void Not Easily Filled, Straining Market

[NYT] Empty Stores and an Exodus: Hong Kong’s Covid Crackdown Stirs Panic

[FT] Traders raise bets on US inflation as commodity prices surge

[FT] What does banning Russian oil mean for global energy markets?

[FT] ECB pursues flexibility as divisions deepen over Ukraine crisis

[FT] Military briefing: Russian invaders exposed to guerrilla attacks

[FT] The secret US mission to bolster Ukraine’s cyber-defences ahead of invasion

[FT] Ukraine war likely to influence China on Taiwan, US intelligence chiefs say

[FT] Beijing takes ‘war lessons’ from Russia’s military tactics in Ukraine

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russia Bombards Kyiv as Oil Hits Post-2008 High

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. and U.K. Ban Russia Oil Imports, Squeezing Putin on War

[AP] Pentagon says Poland’s jet offer for Ukraine ‘not tenable’

[Reuters] U.S. surprised at Poland's decision to give it fighter jets for Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Metal Traders Reel as Nickel Chaos Recalls Market’s Darkest Days

[The Hill] Angry Putin set to 'double down' in Ukraine, intel chiefs warn lawmakers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Gains With U.S. and U.K. Banning Russian Imports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Finish Lower After Whipsaw Day on War News: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] One Million Options Contracts on Biggest Russia ETF in Limbo

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia to Restrict Some Raw-Material Exports, But Omits Details

[Reuters] China unsettled by Ukraine, but don't underestimate Xi's Taiwan resolve -CIA head

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Coffee Industry Braces for More Supply Chain ‘Chaos’ as Oil Soars

[WSJ] NATO Members Mount Huge Operation to Resupply Ukrainian Fighters

[WSJ] Hundreds of Ships Trapped by Ukraine War, Endangering Sailors and Global Trade

[FT] Poland offers to transfer all of its MiG-29 fighters to US control

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Biden bans Russia oil imports to U.S., warns U.S. gasoline prices will rise further

[Yahoo/Blooomberg] U.K. Plans to Ban Russian Oil Imports in New Sanctions Move

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.S. Says Sanctions See Russian Economy ‘Crater’

[KN] Gold price hits all-time highs as investor risk sentiment falls sharply

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Jumps to $130 With U.S. and U.K. Set to Ban Russia Imports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg[ U.S. Stocks Erase Gains as Treasury Yields Rise: Markets Wrap

[Time] Shoppers Scramble for Staples as the Food Fallout From the War in Ukraine Spreads Around the World

[Reuters] New index shows U.S. inflation expectations shifting higher

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] McDonald’s to Shutter 850 Russia Stores After Backlash

[CNBC] Nickel’s price surge could threaten automakers’ ambitious electric-vehicle plans

[Reuters] Omicron sub-variant BA.2 makes up 11.6% of COVID variants in U.S. - CDC

[MoneyWeb] US spies see grim global outlook with Russia, China top foes

[WSJ] Higher Vehicle, Energy Imports Push January U.S. Trade Deficit to New Record