Monday, April 4, 2022

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] U.S., Europe plan Russia sanctions as Ukraine warns of more civilian deaths

[Reuters] U.S. stops Russian bond payments, raising risk of default

[Reuters] EU to propose import ban on Russia coal, chemicals, wood -source

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

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crude Advance Holds as EU Sanctions on Russia Avoid Oil for Now

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wheat Extends Rally as Weather Worries Add to Export Woes

[CNBC] Fed's Brainard sees balance sheet reduction soon and ‘at a rapid pace’

[MW] U.S. trade deficit dips to $89.2 billion, but stays near record high

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Credit Investors Venture Back After Worst Quarter Since 2008

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] JPMorgan Is Reviewing Commodity Exposure After Nickel Chaos

[Reuters] Russia likely to shift tactics, send thousands of soldiers to eastern Ukraine, U.S. says

[MSN/WP] As Russia retreats from Kyiv, U.S. sees uglier fights to come

[AP] COVID outbreak ‘extremely grim’ as Shanghai extends lockdown

[Reuters] Shanghai extends lockdown to entire city as tests show COVID spread

[Guardian] ‘This is inhumane’: the cost of zero Covid in Shanghai

[Reuters[ Global bond sales to cross $10 trillion in 2022, S&P Global Ratings says

[Reuters] 'Now or never': Only severe emissions cuts will avoid climate extremes -U.N. report

[FT] Macron calls for Russian oil and coal ban as Biden condemns ‘brutal’ Putin

[WSJ] Russian Sanctions Created a New World—And It Can’t Be Undone

[FT] Russia moves closer to default as Washington blocks debt payments through US banks

Monday Evening Links

[AP] Russia faces global outrage over bodies in Ukraine’s streets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.S. Readies More Russian Sanctions This Week

[Reuters] Tech, megacap growth shares boost Wall St; Twitter surges

[Reuters] Oil jumps over 3% as deaths near Kyiv prompt talk of new sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Coal Prices Top $100 a Ton for First Time Since 2008

[Reuters] Omicron sub-variant BA.2 makes up 72% of COVID variants in U.S. - CDC

[MSN/NYT] Bristling Against the West, China Rallies Domestic Sympathy for Russia

[WSJ] With Inflation Not Letting Up, Shoppers Cut Back on Staples

[FT] Macron calls for Russian oil and coal ban as Biden condemns ‘brutal’ Putin

[FT] Tiger Global burnt by spec tech dumpster fire

[FT] Almost all the world’s population breathes harmful air, says WHO

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Zelenskiy says Russian 'war crimes' in Ukraine make negotiations harder

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Germany Expels Russians as Biden Slams Putin

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Leads Share Gains as Musk Buys Twitter Stock: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil jumps 4% as deaths near Kyiv prompt talk of new sanctions

[Reuters] Orban's victory puts Hungary on collision course with EU

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB’s Vasle Says Negative Rates May End by Turn of the Year

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Inflation Worries Deepen in Canada With Firms Facing Labor Woes