Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Leads Stock Rebound Ahead of Fed Minutes: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Mortgage demand slides further, even as interest rates pull back slightly

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Balance-Sheet Unwind Puts Treasuries on ‘Uncertain’ Path

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Here’s How the Fed Might Adopt Bostic’s Rate Pause in September

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Supply Woes Raise Recession Risk as Fed Rejects Inflation Nuance

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Crises Threaten Economic ‘Perfect Storm’: Davos Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia to Service Debt in Rubles After US Closes Loophole

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] RBNZ Steps Up Inflation Fight With Rate Hike

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Zelenskiy Wants Russia to Pull Back Before Talks

[Reuters] Russia seeks to put stranglehold on twin Ukrainian cities

[Reuters] EU cracks widen over Ukraine as Italy, Hungary urge truce

[Reuters] Ukraine's embattled farmers running on empty as world faces food crisis

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Economy Worse Off in Some Ways Than 2020, Premier Says

[Reuters] Tightening COVID net, Beijing issues punishments and stark warnings

[Reuters] Beijing says U.S.-backed Asia plan seeks to 'decouple' countries from China

[Reuters] N.Korea fires salvo of missiles, including ICBM, hours after Biden leaves Asia

[NatGeo] Global food crisis looms as fertilizer supplies dwindle

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Brace for $20 Billion of Redemptions, Citco Says

[WSJ] Rising Rates Are Battering Mortgage Lenders

[FT] Military briefing: battle for the Donbas heads for stalemate

[FT] Beijing clamps down on elite students after lockdown protests

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Seen Pressured as Growth Fears Mount: Markets Wrap

[AP] Slumping technology stocks pull Wall Street lower 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Dips After US Announces SPR Sale to Help Ease Supply Crunch

[AP] Stock market slump unsettling Americans eying retirement

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Edges Closer to Default as US Lets Key Waiver Expire

[AP] US to end Russia’s ability to pay international investors

[Reuters] Record U.S. reverse repos highlight problem of investing excess cash

[Reuters] Russian and Chinese jets deliver pointed send-off on last day of Biden Asia trip

[Reuters] N.Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast -S.Korea military

[Reuters] DAVOS: Soros says Ukraine may be start of World War Three

[Bloomberg] Xi’s Covid Policy Crosses a Line With Invasive Home Disinfection

[WSJ] Swamped U.S. Seaports Are Bracing for an Earlier Peak Shipping Season

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Stocks slump on growth concerns, bond yields slip

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey’s Defenseless Lira Slides to Weakest Since 2021 Crisis

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘No Door Out’ of Whiplash Markets Sees Billions Exit Sector ETFs

[Reuters] Record high U.S. house prices, rising mortgages depress new home sales

[MarketWatch] U.S. economy's growth slows in May due to inflation and weaker demand, S&P finds

[MarketWatch] Fed can't be reckless in the way it pushes up interest rates, Bostic says

[Reuters] NY Fed sees balance sheet falling $2.5 trln by mid-2025, when run-off stops

[Reuters] Food crisis fuels fears of protectionism compounding shortages

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Atlantic Forecast to Unleash Up to 21 Storms This Hurricane Season

[Bloomberg] Mega-SPAC Mints a $21 Billion Fortune That Collapses in Minutes

[WSJ] Fed Searches for the Magic Number to Cool a Red-Hot U.S. Housing Market