Monday, August 8, 2022

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Leads Stock Losses After Micron’s Warning: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rallies After Russian Flows Halted Via Key Pipe to Europe

[Reuters] U.S. productivity drops in second quarter; annual decline largest ever

[Reuters] U.S. small business sentiment edges up in July, NFIB says

[Reuters] Shrinking U.S. cattle herd signals more pain from high beef prices

[MSN/WP] China shifts the military status quo on Taiwan after Pelosi visit

[Reuters] Taiwanese foreign minister says China drills part of a game-plan for invasion

[Reuters] Taiwan minister: China seeks excuses for military drills, and used Pelosi’s visit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Graft Probes Stem From Anger Over Failed Chip Plans

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Orders Surprise Audit of $3 Trillion Trust Industry

[Reuters] Moscow steps up assault in eastern Ukraine as Kyiv calls for 'ban' on Russians

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Russian Oil Flows Halted Through Pipeline to Central Europe

[Reuters] Tourist boats marooned, farm land parched as drought lowers Europe's rivers

[Reuters] Mexico's July inflation at highest level since 2000

[Bloomberg] Wall Street Sees Fed Bond-Runoff End Well Before Powell Timeline

[Bloomberg] Home Inventory Soars at Record Rate With US Buyers Pulling Back

[Bloomberg] China Property Woes Spark Longest Mortgage Debt Halt Since 2015

[Bloomberg] Taiwan Says China Using War Drills to Plan a Future Invasion

[Bloomberg] Europe’s Bond Market Has Never Seen So Many Days With No Deals

[WSJ] Rapid Wage Growth Keeps Pressure on U.S. Inflation

[WSJ] Market Rout Sends State and City Pension Funds to Worst Year Since 2009

[WSJ] Battle for Southern Ukraine Intensifies as Zelensky Calls for Total Victory

[FT] Taipei accuses Beijing of trying to take control of Taiwan Strait

Monday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures rise slightly as Wall Street awaits more earnings, inflation data

[Reuters] Growth Fears Set to Crimp Asia Open as Bonds Climb: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] US Housing Sentiment Sinks to Lowest in More Than a Decade

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] SoftBank Pledges Sweeping Cost Cuts After $23.4 Billion Loss

[FT] Xi grasps ‘knife’ of internal security to complete grip on power

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall St steady after selloff on jobs data, Nvidia weighs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Edges Higher With Lower Yields as Traders Eye US Rate Path

[Reuters] Amid global alarm, Ukraine, Russia trade blame for nuclear plant attacks

[AP] In Dry California, Salty Water Creeps into Key Waterways

[Reuters] Russia tells U.S. it is suspending inspections under START weapons treaty