Monday, April 18, 2022

Tuesday's News Links

[AP] Russia launches fight for industrial heartland, Ukraine says

[Reuters] Russia launches 'Battle of Donbas' all-out assault on east Ukraine

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Update: Russian Offensive Starts; Polish Leader to Lviv

[Reuters] Russian offensive going 'very cautiously', Ukrainian presidential adviser says

[Reuters] China to increase coordination with Russia, says senior Chinese diplomat

[Reuters] Biden to hold call with allies on Tuesday over Ukraine invasion

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Waver, Treasuries Dip; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil dips in volatile trade amid demand concerns, supply disruptions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yen Extends Its Longest Losing Streak in at Least 50 Years

[CNBC] U.S. housing starts unexpectedly rise in March; building permits increase

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks See Biggest Outflows of Year as Recession Fears Bite

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Promises to Support Covid-Hit Economy Fail to Impress

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] These Are the 23 Measures China Just Unveiled to Save the Economy

[Reuters] Analysis: China's Xi sticks with COVID stance despite anger, economic headwinds

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russian Crude Shipments Shrink 25% in Just One Week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rising Freight Rates Put Heavy Burden on Grain-Importing Nations

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Le Pen Mixes Hardline Policies With Social Welfare to Widen Appeal

[WSJ] Janet Yellen Faces Challenge to Keep Pressure on Russia, While Addressing Global Consequences

[FT] Fed tightening sends US ‘real yields’ to brink of positive territory

[FT] IMF cuts global growth forecast to 3.6% as Ukraine war hits neighbours hard

Monday Evening Links

[AP] Zelenskyy: Russian offensive in eastern Ukraine has begun

[Reuters] Ukraine says 'Battle of Donbas' has begun, Russia pushing in east

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Waver in Choppy Trade, Long-End Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rises over 1% as Libya outages add to Russia supply fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Corn Nears Record High, Wheat Surges on Crop Supply Concerns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yen Tumbles in Longest-Ever Losing Streak as BOJ Stands Dovish

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Bullard Says 75 Basis-Point Hike Could Be Option If Needed

[Reuters] Exclusive: Russian invasion damaged up to 30% of Ukraine's infrastructure, says minister

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Covid Hammers China’s Developers by Starving Them of Cash Flow

[WSJ] Hot Economy, Rising Inflation: The Fed Has Never Successfully Fixed a Problem Like This

[WSJ] China’s Covid-19 Restrictions Threaten Economic Recovery

[WSJ] Rivian CEO Warns of Looming Electric-Vehicle Battery Shortage

[WSJ] BA.2 Proves the Pandemic Isn’t Over, but People Are Over It

[FT] US Treasury insists Russia sanctions will not fragment the global economy

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Ukraine says first civilians killed in Lviv, Mariupol holds out 

[Reuters] U.S. to start training Ukrainians on howitzers in coming days -official

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rebound as Dip-Buyers Return, Bonds Fall: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rises as Libya outages add to Russia supply fears

[CNBC] Price of corn hits 9-year high as surge in commodities continues

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury to focus on cracking down on Russian sanctions evaders - official

[CNBC] Homebuilder sentiment drops for fourth straight month, as rising rates push housing to ‘an inflection point’

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rising Fertilizer Costs are Catching up to Rice Farmers, Threatening Supplies

[Reuters] U.S. CEO pay soars 31% on stock and cash awards, study finds

[BBC] Macron v Le Pen: Two visions for France