Thursday, August 11, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise Amid Easing Inflation Concerns: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil prices set for weekly climb, but cloudy outlook caps gains

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yields Soar in Australia and New Zealand as World Rethinks Slower Rate Hikes

[Reuters] U.S. import prices decline for first time in seven months

[Reuters] Fed's Daly is open to 75 bps hike in Sept, sees no 'hump' in rate path

[MarketWatch] ‘Irrational expectations’ are keeping commodity prices unsustainably low, warns Goldman

[Reuters] California unveils water strategy, planning for greater scarcity

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Russia Shuns Nuclear Inspectors as Economy Tanks

[Reuters] Ukraine, Russia trade blame for risk of nuclear disaster at frontline plant

[Reuters] China new bank loans tumble more than expected amid property jitters

[CNBC] Here’s where China’s real estate troubles could spill over

[Reuters] China poised to partially renew medium-term policy loans, keeping rate steady

[AFP] 'Hopeless': Chinese homebuyers run out of patience with developers

[Reuters] China property firm apologises for vacancy rate report after public debate

[Reuters] Property developers in China's Hefei urge curb on 'malicious protests'

[CNN] Europe reels as repeated heatwaves cause chaos

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rhine River Set to Shrink to Critical Threshold for Navigability

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Drought Declared in England Amid Extreme Hot Weather

[MSN/WP] Russia becomes China’s ‘junior partner’

[Reuters] China sanctions Lithuanian deputy minister for visiting Taiwan

[Bloomberg] Housing Slowdown Chills Investors Who Supercharged US Market

[WSJ] U.S. Home Prices Jumped to Record High in Second Quarter

[WSJ] The Bursting Chinese Housing Bubble Compounds Beijing’s Economic Woes

[FT] China seeks to display its growing military might in Taiwan drills

[FT] China’s top chipmaker says geopolitical tension adds to industry ‘panic’

[FT] Climate graphic of the week: Arctic melting four times faster than rest of the planet, study says

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 at three-month high on rising bets of smaller rate hikes

[CNBC] With inflation running at a 40-year high, 36% of U.S. adults tapped their savings to cover living expenses

[Reuters] Russia struggles to replenish its troops in Ukraine

[Reuters] Latvia, Estonia withdraw from China cooperation group

[AP] Wildfires spread, fish die off amid severe drought in Europe