Thursday, May 26, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Dip Buyers Return: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Poised for Fifth Weekly Gain Ahead of Summer Driving Season

[Reuters] Dollar drifts up but set for biggest weekly drop in 4 months

[CNBC] The Fed’s preferred gauge shows inflation rose 4.9% in April in a sign that price increases could be slowing

[CNBC] Home listings suddenly jump as sellers worry they may miss out on the red-hot housing market

[AP] Prepare for sticker shock if you are traveling this summer

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: US Slams Putin’s Food-for-Sanctions Relief Plan

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russia Faces Biggest Debt Test Yet After US Ban on Payments

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Home Sellers Cutting Prices Hits Highest Level Since 2019

[Reuters] China's industrial profits slump in April as COVID curbs squeeze firms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China State-Backed Builder Rocks Bond Market With Delay Plan

[Reuters] Exclusive: Evergrande discussing staggered payments, debt-to-equity swaps for $19 bln offshore bonds-sources

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Top Oil Trader Hires More Tankers to Ship Russian Crude

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] More Russian Oil Than Ever Before Is Heading for China and India

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Steel Hikes Coming for Cars to Ships in Japan as Costs Soar

[Reuters] Turkey's talks with Sweden, Finland made little progress on NATO concerns, sources close to talks say

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Johnson Urges Missiles for Ukraine to Hit ‘Crocodile’ Putin

[Bloomberg] US Wage Increases Show Signs of Peaking in Welcome Sign for Fed

[Bloomberg] US Goods-Trade Gap Shrinks by Most Since 2009 as Imports Drop

[WSJ] Blinken Says U.S to Rely on Alliances, Trade and Investment to Counter China

[WSJ] SPACs Are Warning They May Go Bust

[WSJ] TerraUSD Crash Led to Vanished Savings, Shattered Dreams

[FT] China builds coalition to counter America’s ‘barbaric and bloody’ leadership

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Set to Track US Gains; Dollar Declines: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street jumps on retailer outlook hikes, ebbing Fed fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises With Broader Rally as US Fuel Stockpiles Tighten

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Putin Ties Grain Exports to Dropping Sanctions

[Reuters] Exclusive: U.S. and Ukraine discuss danger of escalation as new arms extend Kyiv's reach

[Reuters] California drought could nearly halve hydropower output, boost electricity prices

[Reuters] Global firms warn of sluggish China demand due to lengthy COVID curbs

[Reuters] China strategy is about rules-based order, not 'new Cold War,' Blinken says

[MSN/NYT] Documents Shed Light on Secret U.S. Plans for Apocalyptic Scenarios

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Global shares rally on relief after Fed minutes

[AP] Worry about stagflation, a flashback to ’70s, begins to grow

[AP] Russia slams sanctions, seeks to blame West for food crisis

[Reuters] Column: Hurricane season menaces already stretched U.S. diesel supply