Thursday, April 14, 2022

Friday's News Links

[AP] Russia loses warship, says attacks on Kyiv will increase

[Reuters] Russia may be in default, Moody's says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Kyiv Braces for Retaliation After Moskva Sinking

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Dip as China Refrains From Cutting Key Rate: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Biden to nominate Michael Barr as Fed bank regulator in second attempt to fill post

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yen Extends 20-Year Low on Widening U.S. Yield Gap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Takes Modest Easing Path Despite Covid Toll

[Reuters] China cuts reserve requirements for banks as economy slows

[Reuters] China keeps medium-term policy rate unchanged, but markets expect more easing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Home-Price Drop Slows, Surprise Rate Decision: Evergrande Update

[Reuters] Apple, others face shipment delays as China COVID curbs squeeze suppliers - analysts

[Reuters] China holds drills around Taiwan as U.S. lawmakers visit

[Bloomberg] U.S. Senator Warns China Will Pay Bigger Price for Bullying Taiwan

[WSJ] Transformed Labor Market Means Odds of Getting Laid Off at Historic Lows

[WSJ] Pricey Jet Fuel Punishes Airlines and Passengers

[WSJ] China Covid-19 Lockdowns Spread Beyond Shanghai to Other Cities

[FT] China cuts banks’ reserve rules in effort to combat economic impact of Covid

[FT] It is time to relearn the painful inflation lessons of the 1970s

[FT] Finland and Sweden seek the security of Nato’s embrace

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Russian warship sinks; Ukraine says its missile is responsible

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russian Warship Sinks After Reported Missile Hit

[Reuters] Powerful blasts heard in Kyiv and other Ukraine's cities -local media

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set to Drop on Renewed Inflation Fears: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed on Track for Half-Point Hike in May as Hawkish Pivot Deepens

[Reuters] U.S. cannot 'take lightly' threat Russia could use nuclear weapons - CIA chief

[WSJ] Mortgage Rates Hit 5% for First Time Since 2011

[WSJ] U.S. Support for Ukraine Moves Further Into Offensive Assistance

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Biden Weighs Sending Official to Visit Ukraine

[Reuters] Ukraine says explosion aboard Russian warship was missile strike

[Reuters] Russia warns of nuclear, hypersonic deployment if Sweden and Finland join NATO

[Reuters] U.S. stocks dip, bond yields climb on policy concerns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Heads for Weekly Gain as Investors Weigh Supply Deficits

[MarketWatch] U.S. Consumer Sentiment Unexpectedly Improves in April -- University of Michigan

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mexican Truck Exports Plunge 80% in Just Days as U.S. Border Blockade Persists

[Reuters] ECB on track to unwind stimulus after inflation warning

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Summers Suggests U.S. Focus Global Agenda Elsewhere Than China

[WSJ] Spending More, Getting Less as Inflation Outpaces Retail Sales

[WSJ] Wall Street’s Dealmaking Boom Starts to Sputter Out

[WSJ] Anti-Russia Alliance Is Missing a Big Bloc: The Developing World

[FT] ECB says Ukraine war is pushing up prices but sticks to gradual response