Saturday, April 23, 2022

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Fresh Calls for Mariupol Ceasefire, Evacuations

[AP] Ukraine leader pushes for more arms; US officials to visit

[MSN/NYT] As Western Arms Pour Into Ukraine, Zelensky Promises Victory

[AP] Macron vs Le Pen: France votes in tense presidential runoff

[CNN] Beijing races to contain 'urgent and grim' Covid outbreak as Shanghai lockdown continues

[AFP] China Covid death toll rises as Beijing warns of 'grim' situation

[Reuters] Shanghai fences up COVID-hit areas, fuelling fresh outcry

[Reuters] Some Chinese state banks will cut deposit rates on Monday

[WSJ] Workers Are Changing Jobs, Raking In Big Raises—and Keeping Inflation High

[WSJ] Japanese Yen’s Drop Raises Potential for Broader Market Trouble

[WSJ] Covid-19 Cases Jump in Beijing as New Deaths Triple in Shanghai

Saturday Evening Links

[Reuters] Ukraine president threatens to quit talks if Russia holds 'pseudo-referendums' in occupied areas

[Reuters] Ukraine seeks heavy weapons from U.S. at Kyiv talks, Zelenskiy says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Danger Builds With Fed Set to Break From Its Cautious Past

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Credit Market Focus Shifts to Apple and Other Bellwether Borrowers

[Reuters] New Mexico hit hard as wildfires sweep parched Southwest

[FT] Zelensky lashes out at Kremlin as he announces Blinken and Austin visit

Saturday's News Links

[Reuters] Russia renews assault on Mariupol and missiles hit Odesa, Ukraine says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Russian Strikes on Mariupol; Easter Curfews Set 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Zelenskiy Warns on Russian Ambitions After General’s Comments

[AP] Sanctions hit Russian economy, although Putin says otherwise

[Reuters] Fierce winds drive wildfires in U.S. Southwest

[Reuters] Anger mounts among locked-down Shanghai residents as city reports more COVID deaths

[Reuters] Russia to deploy Sarmat missiles by autumn in 'historic' nuclear upgrade

[Reuters] Explainer-Macron or Le Pen: why it matters for France, the EU and the West

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trillions of Negative-Yielding Bonds Vanish

[NYT] Why Midterm Election Years Are Tough for the Stock Market

[WSJ] Zelensky Warns That Russian Ambitions Don’t End With Ukraine

[WSJ] Arizona’s Dry Future Begins as Colorado River Shrinks

[WSJ] Concert Ticket Prices Soar on Consumer Demand, Not Just Inflation

[FT] A profound shift’: US boosts supply of heavy weapons to Ukraine

[FT] EU approves groundbreaking rules to police Big Tech platforms

[FT] China’s Covid strictures scupper hopes of property revival