Tuesday, September 20, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Head Higher on Fed Day; Haven Bid Lingers: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar sails at two-decade high as Putin rattles markets before Fed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Euro Sinks, Bonds Gain as Traders Weigh Putin Threats Before Fed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Jumps After Putin Orders Partial Mobilization of Troops

[AP] Putin sets partial military call-up, won’t ‘bluff’ on nukes

[Reuters] Putin accuses West of 'nuclear blackmail', mobilises more troops for Ukraine

[CNBC] Here’s everything the Federal Reserve is expected to do today

[AP] High inflation in sight, Fed to signal more rate hikes ahead

[Reuters] Fed set for big rate hike as waters get choppy for world's central banks

[Reuters] U.S. mortgage interest rates reach 6.25%, highest level since October 2008

[CNBC] Mortgage demand rises for the first time in six weeks, despite sharply higher interest rates

[Reuters] U.S. rents surge, leaving behind generation of younger workers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Putin’s Moves Are ‘Signs of Weakness,’ US Says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe’s Deepening Energy Crisis Pushes Bill to $500 Billion

[Reuters] Europe burns cash to help businesses in deepening energy crisis

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Signals It Has Policy Space to Ease

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Loses Allure as European Firms Rethink Investments

[Reuters] Australia's central bank has equity wiped out by billions in bond losses

[Bloomberg] A $29 Billion Derivatives Market Faces Squeeze in Japan

[Bloomberg] Japan Bonds Face Liquidity Stress as BOJ Walks Lonely Rates Path

[NYT] What Comes Next in the Fed’s Fight Against Inflation?

[WSJ] Electric-Car Demand Pushes Lithium Prices to Records

[FT] Why Vladimir Putin is raising the stakes in Ukraine war

[FT] Soaring US ‘real yields’ pose fresh threat to stocks on Wall Street

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street falls as Fed, Ford forecasts, give fright

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls as Traders Wait for Looming Central Bank Rate Hikes

[CNBC] Fed expected to hike rates by three-quarters of a point again, but its forecast may matter most

[Reuters] Ukraine, West denounce Russian referendum plans for occupied regions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] UN Latest: Macron Slams Fist, Accuses Russia of ‘Imperialism’

[CNBC] Single-family rent increases cool for the third straight month

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury official criticizes China's 'unconventional' debt practices

[Reuters] Germany nears nationalisation of gas giant Uniper

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ’s Kuroda Set to Risk Further Yen Weakening After Fed Decision

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall as Traders Eye Supersized Fed Hike: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Two-Year Yields Climb Relentlessly Toward 4% Before Fed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Set to Reveal ‘Pain’ Coming in Next Stage of Inflation Fight

[Reuters] Analysis: Overstretched U.S. companies feel pinch of higher borrowing costs

[Reuters] German producer prices post surprise record jump in August

[Reuters] Sweden lifts interest rates by full percentage point with more to come

[Reuters] Japan's inflation hits near 8-year high, stays above BOJ's target

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Kuroda’s BOJ Set to Become World’s Last Negative Rate Holdout

[Reuters] China leaves lending benchmarks unchanged amid global rates squeeze 

[Reuters] COVID-hit Shanghai unveils $257 billion in projects in infrastructure push

[Reuters] Australia's central bank says hikes could slow at some point

[Reuters] In challenge to West, Russia unfurls plan to annex swathes of Ukraine

[Reuters] Analysis: Biden hints at risky policy shift on Taiwan independence

[AP] UN chief warns global leaders: The world is in ‘great peril’

[Bloomberg] China Mortgage Boycotts Grow as Home Buyers Regroup Online

[NYT] Wall Street Is on Edge as It Tries to Guess What the Fed Is Thinking

[WSJ] Rising Interest Rates Squeeze Stocks on Both Sides, Constraining Earnings, Multiples

[WSJ] Climbing Housing Costs Could Prop Up Inflation for a While

[WSJ] Food Supply Stays Tight as Disappointing U.S. Harvest Adds to Global Challenges

[FT] Fed under pressure to back up hawkishness with rate projections

[FT] End of sub-zero: Europe ditches negative rates as inflation surges