Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Russia bombs Ukraine cities as Biden heads to Europe

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Putin Adviser Quits as Scholz Warns of More Pain

[Reuters] Ukraine says 'confrontational' Russia talks moving ahead as West plans more sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Halt Rally as Bonds Stem Record Losses: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rises in volatile trade amid CPC pipeline disruption

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nickel’s Wild Moves Continue as LME Futures Jump by 15% Limit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] This Is Now The Worst Drawdown on Record for Global Fixed Income

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. New-Home Sales Declined in February for a Second Month

[CNBC] Mortgage refinance demand plunges 14%, as interest rates spike higher

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for $150 on Supply Shock, Says Veteran Trader Doug King

[Reuters] Sanctions delay payments to Russian corporate Eurobond holders

[Reuters] Wall Street bonus jumps 20% in 2021 - NY state comptroller

[Reuters] Kaisa becomes latest China developer to delay earnings results; shares slide

[Reuters] China's Shanghai reports nearly 1,000 local COVID infections

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Sleep in Offices to Work Amid Shanghai Lockdowns

[Reuters] Chinese steelmaking hub Tangshan enters lockdown as COVID cases rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Faces Worst Crop Conditions Ever Due to Climate Change

[Reuters] As sanctions bite Russia, fertilizer shortage imperils world food supply

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Power Crisis Was a Decade in Making and Won’t Go Away

[Bloomberg] Putin Wants Hostile States to Pay Rubles for Russian Gas

[Bloomberg] Unchecked Power of Senior Bankers Is Exposed by China Crackdown

[Bloomberg] U.S. to Hold Largest Military Drill in Decades With Philippines

[WSJ] Oil Price Rise ‘Trickles Down to Everything,’ Even Your Potato Salad to Go

[WSJ] China Grapples With How to Handle All the Mild Covid Cases

[FT] Evergrande bondholders threaten to sue after being blindsided by $2bn claim

[FT] Rate rise threatens Australia’s booming housing market

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Russian strikes turning Mariupol into 'ashes' as West plans more sanctions

[Reuters] Biden's Brussels trip to highlight new Russia sanctions, NATO posture plans

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks to Gain as Bond Selloff Accelerates: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Officials Back Powell Over Hikes, With Half-Point on Table

[Reuters] Fed policymakers lean into bigger rate hikes to fight inflation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] El-Erian Says Cut Stock Holdings as Stagflation Concern Grows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nickel Investors Wiped Out Again as WisdomTree Shuts Second Fund

[ABC] FBI 'concerned' about Russian cyberattacks on critical US infrastructure: Wray

[AP] Scientists worry virus variant may push up COVID cases in US

[Guardian] China locks down city of 9 million and reports 4,000 cases as Omicron tests zero-Covid strategy

[Bloomberg] China-Europe Rail Routes Become Supply Chain’s Latest Problem

[WSJ] Fed Officials Lay Out Case for Further Rate Rises

[FT] US and European allies to escalate sanctions on Russia

[FT] Russia chokes major oil pipeline in further threat to global supplies

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Ukraine pleads for help as more bombs hit besieged Mariupol

[AP] Ukraine retakes key Kyiv suburb; battle for Mariupol rages

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russia Expands Anti-Media Law, Sentences Navalny

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Gain as Rout in Treasuries Deepens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street pushes Treasury yields, stocks higher

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chicago Wheat Fluctuates With War and Weather Fueling Volatility

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Selloff Shows Little Sign of Ending as Fed Prepares to Hike

[Reuters] U.S. student loans set for rising delinquencies, New York Fed analysis shows

[Reuters] Some 35% of new U.S. COVID cases caused by Omicron BA.2 variant -CDC

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Restructuring Seen on Track; Cash Probe: Evergrande Update

[Reuters] Evergrande sets end-July target for restructuring proposal after delaying results