Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: U.K. Adds Russian Billionaires to Sanctions List

[Reuters] Ukraine's Zelenskiy mocks Putin for saying war is going to plan

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed, Treasuries Steady as Earnings Start: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Advance Above $100 With Focus on China Demand

[CNBC] Producer prices rose 11.2% from a year ago in March, the biggest gain on record

[CNBC] JPMorgan Chase reports $524 million hit from market dislocations caused by Russia sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Best Path Is to Hike Rates to Neutral Rapidly, Barkin Says

[Reuters] China's imports unexpectedly fall as COVID curbs convulse trade outlook

[Reuters] Analysis: China's widening COVID curbs threaten global supply chain paralysis

[Reuters] Shanghai vows punishment for COVID lockdown violators as cases hit 25,000

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Junk USD Debt at Key Point, Sunac Falls Again: Evergrande Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Covid Outbreak Highlights Weak Lending as Borrowers Hold Back

[Reuters] Exclusive: China's oil champion prepares Western retreat over sanctions fear

[Reuters] Diversifying supply chains from China 'probably good for everyone' -World Bank chief

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Hesitates on Bailing Out Sri Lanka, Pakistan as Debt Soars

[Reuters] UK inflation hits 30-year high of 7%, adding to pressure on government

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] RBNZ Sounds Inflation Warning With Biggest Rate Hike in 22 Years

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Soaring Prices Reach Asia to Bring Global Inflation In Sync

[Newsweek] Siding With Russia, China Says NATO Should Stop 'Confrontational Approach'

[Reuters] Global renewable power prices soar on heavy demand, chaotic supply chain

[The Hill] Omicron subvariant now almost 90 percent of US COVID cases: CDC

[NYT] Inflation Hits Fastest Pace Since 1981, at 8.5% Through March

[WSJ] Inflation Report Keeps Fed On Track for Half-Point May Rate Increase

[FT] Shanghai lockdown stokes global supply chains anxiety

[FT] New Zealand raises rates by most in 22 years on surging inflation

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Macron Says Putin Is Paranoid, Bent on Fighting

[Reuters] Wall St reverses gains, closes lower as aggressive Fed actions loom

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Tops $100 as Putin Vows to Advance War, China Eases Lockdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Drops Below $40,000; Shiba Jumps on Robinhood Listing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Valuation Bloat in Stocks and Bonds Is Catching Up With the Bull Market

[Reuters] Pentagon asks top 8 U.S. weapons makers to meet on Ukraine -sources

[Reuters] Putin calls situation in Ukrainian town of Bucha 'fake'

[Bloomberg] China’s Covid Outbreak Highlights Weak Lending as Borrowers Hold Back

[WSJ] Chaotic Trading in Energy, Metals and Food Spills Into Real World

[WSJ] Chinese Stockpile Food as Covid-19 Concerns Ripple Out From Shanghai

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[AP] Putin vows to press invasion until Russia’s goals are met

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Putin Calls Talks With Kyiv ‘at a Dead End’

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Pare Gains as Oil Tops $100; Bonds Climb: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Soaring prices of online goods may flash another warning for the Fed

[Reuters] Gold Heads for Fifth Straight Gain After Moderate U.S. Core CPI

[Reuters] Oil rises on Russian oil production constraints

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Inflation Quickens to 8.5%, Ratcheting Up Pressure on Fed

[Reuters] Shanghai eases COVID curbs for some even as factory halts widen

[AP] Pouring it on: Climate change made 2020 hurricanes rainier

[Bloomberg] Top Derivatives Panel to Rule If Russia’s Ruble Payouts Trigger Default Swaps

[NYT] China Sets Aside Push to Spread Wealth in Pivotal Year for Xi

[WSJ] How to Adjust Your Brain for 8.5% Inflation