Thursday, March 24, 2022

Friday's News Links

[AP] Ukraine reports 300 died in Russian strike on theater

[Reuters] Ukrainian forces advance east of Kyiv as Russians fall back

[AP] Putin’s war in Ukraine nearing possibly more dangerous phase

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Lavrov Says West Is Seeking to Destroy Russia

[Reuters] U.S., EU strike LNG deal as Europe seeks to cut Russian gas

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady Amid Oil Dip as Traders Mull Economy: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops as Europe Holds Off on Ban of Russian Crude Imports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yen Unraveling Risks Collapse to 1990 Level as Fed, Oil Weigh

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The U.S. Dollar’s Dominance Is Being Stealthily Eroded

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] London Metal Exchange Sees Trader Exodus as Open Interest Slides

[Reuters] Western sanctions won't sway Kremlin, says Russia's former president Medvedev

[Reuters] Russia more of a burden to China after Ukraine invasion- Pentagon official

[Reuters] Russia running out of precision munitions in Ukraine war- Pentagon official

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] German Business Confidence Plunges on War’s Repercussions

[Reuters] Analysis: Hard landing: Lessors lose hope of getting Russian planes back

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Bond Market Exodus Shows Signs of Gathering Pace in March

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Worsening Virus Threatens Commodities Supply and Demand

[Bloomberg] China Builders Face Worst Earnings in Decade With Audit Woes

[Bloomberg] EU Analysis Suggests China May Send Tech Hardware to Help Putin

[Bloomberg] Shanghai’s Cases Hit a Record as Covid Curbs Led to Death

[WSJ] Small Trucking Companies Are Getting Squeezed by Soaring Diesel Prices

[FT] China threat to Taiwan highlighted by Ukraine war, warns US admiral 

[FT] North Korea fired ‘monster missile’ to contain ‘US imperialists’

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] West assails Russian 'barbarism' as Ukrainians shelter from bombardment 

[MSN/WP] Biden aides explore rarely used sanctions weapon against Russia

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Says to Expect ‘Real’ Food Shortages Due to Ukraine War

[Reuters] German gas buyers raise the alarm over Russia's rouble demand

[Reuters] Four weeks of war scar Russia's economy

[MSN/WP] The worse things go for Putin in Ukraine, the more China will back him

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Struggles to Keep Growth Momentum Strong as Risks Escalate

[Reuters] N.Korea says tested new ICBM, prepared for long confrontation with U.S.

[Reuters] Analysis: Biden faces worsening North Korea threat with fewer options

[WSJ] Rising Interest Rates Will Shift Housing’s Foundations

[WSJ] U.S. Charges Russian Government Hackers With Campaign of Global Energy Cyberattacks

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] U.S. making plans in case Russia uses chemical, nuclear weapons

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Biden Calls for Russia to Be Removed From G-20

[Reuters] Biden says he thinks Russia should be removed from G20

[Reuters] Russia says Poland destroying relations with expulsions, vows tough response

[Reuters] Wall Street sends stocks up, oil down as world leaders press Russia

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps as Biden, Allies Gather to Step Up Pressure on Moscow

[Reuters] LME benchmark nickel jumps 15%, hits price limit in thin market

[Bloomberg] U.S. Housing Is So Hot Even a Fed Governor Can’t Buy a Home