Tuesday, April 26, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: EU Warns Ruble Payments for Gas Breach Sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia to Cut Gas to Poland, Bulgaria Until Pay Demands Met

[Reuters] EU brands Russian gas halt 'blackmail', working on response

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rebound as Dip Buyers Swoop In: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Euro’s Five-Year Low Puts Parity in Spotlight as Russia Ups Ante

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yuan Losses Have Room to Run as Covid Puts Economy Under Siege

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Pushes Higher as Russia Escalates Energy Crisis With Gas Cut

[Reuters] Blinken to detail U.S. national strategy for China in coming weeks

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage interest rates rise further, loan demand ebbs

[Guardian] Parched southern California takes unprecedented step of restricting outdoor watering

[Reuters] China's capital in race to detect COVID cases, avoid Shanghai's distress

[Reuters] China's Beijing finds positive samples in COVID testing this week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Xi Calls for ‘All Out’ Infrastructure Push to Boost Economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Infrastructure Shares Gain on Xi Spending Vow: Evergrande Update

[Reuters] Australian inflation hits 20-year high, brings rate rises near

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Metals Producers Sound Latest Warning on Indian Power Crisis

[CNBC] Japan reports first case of mysterious children’s liver disease as health experts explore possible Covid links

[Reuters] Archegos owner Hwang, former CFO Halligan charged with fraud

[Bloomberg] U.S. Goods-Trade Gap Soars to Record, Surpassing All Estimates

[Bloomberg] China’s Economic Slowdown Is Everybody’s Problem

[WSJ] Russia Stops Gas Flow to Poland and Bulgaria, Deepening Economic Conflict With Europe

[FT] European gas prices soar after Gazprom halts supplies to Poland and Bulgaria

[FT] ECB opens door to July rate rise while stressing contrast with US

[FT] EU debates tapping sanctions-hit Russian assets to pay for rebuilding Ukraine

[FT] China cabinet split over easing measures to counter property slump

Tuesday Evening Links

[AP] US urges more arms for Ukraine amid fears of expanding war

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Russia Cuts Gas, UN Seeks Mariupol Relief Role 

[AP] Russia suspending gas supplies to Poland, Bulgaria

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Stocks Fall Postmarket on Drag From Earnings: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Extend Slide Amid Signs of Extreme Bearishness

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Churning Stocks Dealing Swift Punishment to Anyone Who Dares Buy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Easy Muni Money Vanishes and Issuers Are Paying Up

[Reuters] More than half of Americans have had COVID infections -U.S. study

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] U.S., allies promise heavy arms for Ukraine, shrug off Russian nuclear warning

[Reuters] Russia warns Britain for provoking Ukraine

[Reuters] Nasdaq slides 3% as megacap stocks bashed ahead of earnings

[Reuters] Oil rebounds from drop on China demand concerns

[CNBC] Home prices jumped nearly 20% in February, but slowdown may be coming, S&P Case-Shiller says

[Reuters] U.S. new home sales dive in March; prices surge

[AP] Housing Shortage, Soaring Rents Squeeze U.S. College Students

[Reuters] Factbox: What is the breakaway Transdniestria region of Moldova where tensions are rising?

[Reuters] N.Korea's Kim vows to boost nuclear arsenal as parade shows ICBMs