Sunday, May 22, 2022

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise on Biden Tariff Comments; Dollar Drops: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks steadier as euro leaps on likely rate hikes

[Reuters] Euro soars after Lagarde points to rate hikes, dollar extends slide

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bitcoin Recovers After Longest Run of Weekly Losses Since 2011

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: War Crime Trial Ends in Kyiv With Life Sentence

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Treasury Set to Push Russia Closer to Default

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lagarde Says ECB Likely to Exit Negative Rates by End of September

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] War, Inflation Create Risks for Global Economy: Davos Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Says Hedge Funds’ Rush to Dump Growth Stocks Wasn’t Fast Enough

[Reuters] Beijing extends work-from-home 'requirement' for millions as COVID spreads

[Reuters] Biden, on inaugural Asia visit, says he would be willing to use force to defend Taiwan

[Reuters] Biden hails "good friend" Kishida, says U.S. fully committed to Japan's defence

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] After $5 Trillion Rout, Emerging Markets Seek Turnaround Signal

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] IMF Warns Against Economic Fragmentation From War in Ukraine

[Bloomberg] Beijing Sees Most Cases This Outbreak, Lockdown Angst Renews

[Bloomberg] Curbs Tighten in Beijing, Key Port City: China Lockdown Tracker

[Bloomberg] Klarna’s Debt Costs Rise as Buy-Now-Pay-Later Sector Suffers

[Bloomberg] China’s Wang Yi Says US’s Indo-Pacific Strategy ‘Doomed to Fail’

[WSJ] The Stock Market’s Drop Is Hitting Many 401(k)s Harder This Time

[FT] Eurozone to end negative interest rates within months, Lagarde indicates

[FT] How shadow banks threaten the global economy

[FT] IMF head warns of ‘biggest test since second world war’

[FT] Business leaders warn that three-decade era of globalisation is ending

[FT] Italy’s economic prospects sour as inflation bites 

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures rise after Dow falls for 8th-straight week in relentless sell-off

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steadies as Traders Weigh Tight Gasoline Market, Weak Growth

[Reuters] Ukraine rejects concessions as Russians attack in east and south

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] A Hot, Deadly Summer Is Coming With Frequent Blackouts

[FT] Global tensions strain weak links in tech supply chains

Sunday's News Links

[AP] Consumers defy inflation to support economy. For how long?

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] After Meltdown, Tech-Bottom Signals Have Yet to Scream ‘Buy Now’

[Reuters] Ukraine rules out ceasefire as fighting intensifies in Donbas

[Reuters] Biden in Japan to launch regional economic plan to counter Beijing

[Reuters] U.S. looking to deepen economic partnership with Taiwan, Sullivan says

[NBC] Celebrity-endorsed NFTs leave some investors ‘financially crippled’

[MSN/WP] Who is Anthony Albanese, the new Australian prime minister?

[Reuters] Analysis: Australian women unleash new political force on climate, integrity

[Bloomberg] US Corporate Credit Spreads Hover Around `Danger Zone'

[WSJ] Small Businesses Lose Confidence in U.S. Economy

[WSJ] Conditions Are Ripe for a Deep Bear Market

[WSJ] Stock Market Bottom Remains Elusive Despite Deepening Decline

[WSJ] Rising Risk of Recession Creates New Headache for Biden

[WSJ] China’s Markets Are Tested by Foreign Outflows and a Falling Currency

[FT] Millions’ at risk of death as Ukraine war hits food supplies, Egypt warns