Sunday, March 13, 2022

Monday's News Links

[AP] Ukraine, Russia resume talks as fighting nears Kyiv

[Reuters] Russia could take full control of major Ukrainian cities - Kremlin

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: New Round of Talks; U.S-China Officials to Meet

[Reuters] Ukraine's Chernobyl nuclear plant has no external electricity supply again - grid operator

[Reuters] Ukraine to insist in talks with Russia on presidents' meeting - Zelenskiy

[Reuters] U.S. to warn China of perils of aiding Russia at Rome meet

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Waver as Treasuries Extend Declines: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Panic Selling Grips Chinese Stocks in Biggest Plunge Since 2008

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Resumes Slide After Wild Week With Focus on Ukraine Talks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bonds Extend Rout on Inflation Fear With Fed Hike Looming

[Reuters] Russia warns it may be forced to pay foreign currency debt in roubles due to sanctions

[Reuters] Ukraine calls for boycotts of global firms that stay open in Russia

[AP] China battles multiple outbreaks, driven by stealth omicron

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Locks Down Shenzhen, Province of 24 Million as Covid Soars

[Reuters] China records more local COVID cases this year than in whole of 2021

[Reuters] Foxconn halts Shenzhen operations, adjusts China production on COVID curbs

[Reuters] China's Guangdong could see 75,000 daily COVID cases if curbs are lifted - study

[AP] US view of Putin: Angry, frustrated, likely to escalate war

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hog Herds and Poultry Are Getting Even More Expensive to Feed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nickel Tycoon Closes In on JPMorgan-Led Loan to Backstop Short

[Reuters] India considers buying discounted Russian oil, commodities, officials say

[Reuters] U.S. says supports Iraq, other Middle East partners after Iran attack

[Bloomberg] China Restrictions Disrupt Ports, Trade, Factories: Virus Update

[WSJ] Investors Dash to Haven Assets During Ukraine Crisis Market Turmoil

[WSJ] Why Your Electric Bill Is Soaring—And Likely to Go Higher

[WSJ] JPMorgan Leads Talks to Contain Nickel Crisis Damage

[WSJ] Russian Prosecutors Warn Western Companies of Arrests, Asset Seizures

[FT] Xi Jinping faces a fateful decision on Ukraine

[FT] Risks grow for Fed as Ukraine clouds outlook on eve of rate rise

[FT] Bonds hit as aircraft lessors try to recover planes trapped in Russia

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equity Futures Climb as Crude Oil Retreats: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Resumes Decline as Iran, Russia and Fed Jostle for Limelight

[CNBC] Stock futures rise as investors monitor Russia-Ukraine war, Fed’s next move

[AP] US, China aides to meet as tensions mount over Russia

[Reuters] China faces consequences if it helps Russia evade sanctions over Ukraine, U.S. says

[MSN/LAT] China wanted to appear neutral between Russia and Ukraine. It isn't

[Politico] ‘Rest now, while we can.’ At Estonian NATO base, troops prepare for Putin’s next move

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Locks Down iPhone, Tech Hub Shenzhen as Covid Cases Jump

[Guardian] China shuts down city of 17.5m people in bid to halt Covid outbreak

[FT] US officials say Russia has asked China for military help in Ukraine

[FT] Russia threatens to make external debt payments in roubles

Sunday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Russia and Ukraine give brightest assessment yet of progress in talks on war

[CNN] National security adviser Jake Sullivan to meet with Chinese counterpart amid Ukraine invasion

[Reuters] Ukraine's Mariupol says city's last reserves of food and water are running out

[Reuters] Russia counts on sanctions help from China; U.S. warns off Beijing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Locks Down All of Tech Hub Shenzhen as Covid Cases Jump

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] IMF Head Says Russian Default No Longer an ‘Improbable Event’

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] It’s Crunch Time for Traders Juggling Russia Default Risk, Fed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed to Start Rate Hikes With License to Turn Aggressive Later

[AP] Russia’s war idles some European mills as energy costs soar

[Yahoo Finance] Fed rate hike, PPI inflation, retail sales: What to watch this week

[Yahoo Finance] Supply chains: 'We don't see it actually improving' for months, luxury brand CEO says

[WSJ] Hedge Funds’ Commodity Bets Soar After Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine