Thursday, March 10, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Putin sees "certain positive shifts" in talks with Ukraine

[AP] Russian strikes hit western Ukraine as offensive widens

[Reuters] Russian forces regroup near Kyiv after setbacks

[Reuters] Putin says Russia to use Middle East volunteer fighters

[Reuters] U.S. steps up pressure on Russia over Ukraine invasion

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Putin Cites ‘Positive’ Developments in Talks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Rout Widens as Quickening Inflation Adds to Rate-Hike Bets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Waver Amid Pullback in Tech; Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Consumer Sentiment Sinks as Inflation Expectations Soar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Seen Being Cautious in Rate Path Amid Ukraine Uncertainty

[Reuters] Ukraine’s farmers stalled, fueling fears of global food shortages

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Contrarian Woo Warns of VAR Shock as Investors Misread War

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shockwaves Spread as Europe’s Economy Reels at Energy Fallout

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Credit Growth Slows More Than Expected Despite Easing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Logan Cut Deeper into Junk; Bonds Decline: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Credit Falls as Even Higher-Rated Builders Hit Record Lows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Markets in Turmoil as Russia Ties Add to List of Risks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s $1.9 Trillion Stock Rout Has No End in Sight

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brazil Inflation Surpasses Forecasts as War Drives Up Prices

[MSN/WP] Flour rationing in Lebanon, grain hoarding in Hungary: How the Ukraine war is lurching the globe toward a new food crisis

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Iran Nuclear Talks Suspended as Window Closes on Key Deal

[Bloomberg] China Covid Infections Top 1,000 for First Time in Two Years

[Bloomberg] Uranium Surges to Highest Since Fukushima on Russian War

[WSJ] Economic Blacklist of Russia Marks New Blow for Globalization

[FT] Bond investors left in the dark after some Russian borrowers pay up

[FT] Beijing weighs nickel rescue deal for billionaire owner of Tsingshan

[FT] What targets are left for US sanctions in Russia?

[FT] Endgame in Ukraine: how the war could play out

[FT] Hawks in control at ECB as inflation fears dictate policy shift

[FT] China struggles to rein in biggest virus outbreak since Wuhan

Thursday Evening Links

[AP] Russians keep pressure on Mariupol; massive convoy breaks up

[CNBC] U.S. official says Russian troops have made progress toward Kyiv; talks fail to yield cease-fire

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Zelenskiy Says 40,000 Evacuated, Attacks Persist

[Reuters] U.S., Iran at loggerheads over nuclear deal after Russian interruption

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall as Treasury Yields Climb; Oil Slips: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street closes lower as inflation hits 40-year high, inviting aggressive Fed tightening

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks in U.S. Suffer Worst Selloff Since October 2008

[Reuters] Analysis: Two weeks into Ukraine war, faint glimmers of compromise emerge

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Walk Away From LME After $3.9 Billion Trades Torn Up

[Bloomberg] China Placed a Losing Bet on Vladimir Putin

[NYT] Surging U.S. Inflation Raises Stakes as War Pushes Up Prices

[WSJ] U.S., Allies Look at Sending Soviet-Designed Air-Defense Systems to Ukraine

[WSJ] Aravt Global Shutting Down as Hedge Funds Get Hit by Unraveling of ‘Growth Trade’

[FT] Goldman Sachs and JPMorgan withdraw from Russia as Wall Street joins exodus

[FT] US warns of ‘serious escalation’ in North Korea’s military capability after missile tests

Thursday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] Ukraine foreign minister says Russian officials ‘live in their own reality’ after talks fail

[Reuters] Putin says Russia will solve its problems, calls sanctions illegitimate

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Leads Stocks Lower as Treasury Yields Climb: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Putin says Russia will emerge stronger, sanctions will rebound on West

[ASNA] Beijing vows harsh response if US slaps sanctions on China over Ukraine

[The Atlantic] For the West, the Worst Is Yet to Come

[Reuters] Lukashenko says Belarus army must prevent any attack on Russia from the rear

[NYT] What a Power Cutoff Could Mean for Chernobyl’s Nuclear Waste

[FT] Russia and Ukraine talks fail to yield progress