Wednesday, August 3, 2022

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Rally on Economic Fear; Tech Stocks Gain: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs as US-China Geopolitical Risks Keep Market on Edge

[Reuters] Oil prices stabilise after drop to near 6-month low

[CNBC] Weekly jobless claims rise to 260,000 ahead of nonfarm payrolls report

[Reuters] Chinese military begins drills around Taiwan - state media

[Reuters] China fires missiles near Taiwan in drills after Pelosi visit

[Reuters] Taiwan says will strengthen self-defence capabilities

[Reuters] Suspected drones over Taiwan, cyber attacks after Pelosi visit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China State-Backed Builder’s Dollar Bonds Slump as Worries Mount

[Reuters] Ukraine under pressure in east as NATO chief says Russia must not win

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Civilians Killed in Donetsk; Nuclear Plant Fears

[Reuters] Ukraine warns of new Russian offensive; Sweden, Finland move closer to joining NATO

[MSN/NYT] Taiwan and Ukraine: Two Crises, 5,000 Miles Apart, Are Linked in Complex Ways

[Reuters] Bank of England raises rates by most since 1995 even as long recession looms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Central Banks Deploy FX Reserves in Fighting Currency Bears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Argentina Vows End of Money Printing to Battle 60% Inflation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tiger Global’s July Gain Leaves Fund Down 49.8% This Year

[AP] Analysis: Iran now speaking openly on nuclear bomb prospects

[Bloomberg] South Asia Debt Woes Evoke Fears of Another 1997-Style Crisis

[WSJ] China’s Military Exercises Around Taiwan Put Major Shipping Lanes at Risk

[WSJ] Apollo Global Management’s Losses Mount as Investment Red Ink Flows

[FT] China unleashes wave of military drills around Taiwan after Nancy Pelosi’s trip

Wednesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Snap Two-Day Drop; Treasuries Trim Losses: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Plunges to Lowest Since February as US Gasoline Demand Drops

[AP] US-China ties on a precipice after Pelosi visit to Taiwan

[Reuters] Fed officials beat inflation drum; 50-basis-point rate hike 'reasonable' next month

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Texas Power Grid Facing Test as 104-Degree Heat Bakes State

[Bloomberg] Fed Leaders Pledge Tough Fight to Keep Inflation Credibility

[WSJ] As Pelosi Leaves Taiwan, China’s Military Looms Larger

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street rises on tech, earnings boost as recession fears ease 

[Reuters] Pelosi lauds Taiwan, says China's fury cannot stop visits by world leaders

[Reuters] Fed's Daly says 50-basis-point rate hike in September is 'reasonable'

[Reuters] Fed committed to getting inflation to 2% target, Barkin says