Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] No progress on Ukraine ceasefire in Lavrov-Kuleba meeting

[Reuters] Ukraine says Russia snubs plea for humanitarian access to besieged civilians

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Scholz, Macron Speak to Putin as Talks Stumble

[Reuters] Time to get tougher with Russia's Putin, Britain tells West

[Reuters] U.S. dismisses Russian claims of biowarfare labs in Ukraine

[Reuters] Russian economy in 'shock' from unprecedented economic war - Kremlin

[Reuters] Nuclear war? Russia's Lavrov says: I don't believe so

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures, Bonds Fall Amid ECB’s Hawkish Tilt: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Recovers With Market Gripped by Huge Price Swings

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chaos in Nickel Shows Signs of Easing After Tsingshan Rescue

[AP] US inflation soared 7.9% in past year, a fresh 40-year high

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Unexpectedly Quickens Stimulus Exit Citing Ukraine War

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Extends Backstop for Central Banks as War Jolts Currencies

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fuel-Price Hikes to Hit Shippers, Truckers Across U.S. Economy

[Reuters] Europe's banks reveal billions worth of Russia risk as sanctions bite

[Reuters] Ukraine says Russian troops at gas compressor stations pose supply risk

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Says It Has Enough Energy Buyers Even With Sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Devises Plan to Seize Firms Abandoned in Foreigner Exodus

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tycoon Behind Nickel’s Big Short Has Power to Fuel More Drama

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia’s Default Swaps Signal $40 Billion Pay Day Is Imminent

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pimco Amassed Billions of Exposure to Russia Debt Facing Default

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russian Prowess Questioned as Troops Bogged Down in Ukraine

[MSN/Bloomberg] U.S. Hits China for Pushing Russia’s ‘Preposterous’ Lab Theory

[Reuters] China-Taiwan war would end in 'miserable victory' -Taiwan minister

[Bloomberg] U.S.’s Raimondo Warns Chinese Firms on Evading Russia Sanctions

[Bloomberg] Italian Bonds Lead Plunge in Europe as ECB Ramps Up Tightening

[WSJ] In Ukraine, a People’s Army Includes Rock Stars, TV Hosts and Playwrights

[FT] ECB scales back stimulus plan as Ukraine war drives up inflation expectations

[FT] The rising costs of China’s friendship with Russia

[FT] The corporate retreat from Russia is going to be messy

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] U.S. condemns 'barbaric' attack on Ukraine children's hospital 

[Reuters] Russia delegation at peace talks with Ukraine will not concede anything -RIA agency

[Reuters] Time to get tougher with Russia's Putin, Britain tells West

[CNBC] S&P 500 rallies 2.5% for its best day since June 2020, Dow soars 650 points

[Reuters] Oil prices fall most in 2 years as UAE supports output hike

[Reuters] U.S. labor market very tight, job openings near record high in January

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Democrats Target Oil Companies With Plan to Tax Windfall Profits

[Reuters] Iran nuclear talks stumble over unresolved Russian demands

[Bloomberg] Russian Prowess in Question With Military Bogged Down in Ukraine

[FT] Pimco stands to lose billions if Russia defaults on its debt

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[AP] Live updates: Putin: ‘Nationalists’ derailed evacuations

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Kyiv Signals Basis for Talks as Mariupol Shelled

[Reuters] Putin rejected every U.S. off-ramp in Ukraine conflict, Blinken says

[Reuters] Russia, Belarus squarely in 'default territory' on billions in debt -World Bank

[Reuters] Wall Street rebounds on bank, tech boost

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops as UAE Calls For OPEC+ to Increase Oil Ouput Faster

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wheat Prices Plunge in Chicago With Global Stockpiles Rising

[Reuters] Ukraine accuses Russia of bombing childrens' hospital in besieged Mariupol

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Americans May Have to Say Goodbye to Steak and Burgers as Beef Costs Rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Headed for One of Biggest Inflation Shocks in Decades

[Reuters] Lessors face legal quagmire as Russian plane repos stall

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Steel Plants Across Europe Cut Production as Power Prices Soar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BlackRock Hedge Fund Raised Its Russia Bet, Suffered Record Loss

[Bloomberg] China Credit Contagion Turns Strong Developers Into Risky Bets

[WSJ] Will Inflation Stay High for Decades? One Influential Economist Says Yes

[WSJ] U.S. Housing Wealth Skewed Even More Toward Affluent Over Past Decade

[WSJ] Chinese Nickel Giant Tsingshan Faces $8 Billion Trading Loss as Ukraine War Upends Market