Thursday, November 17, 2022

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Bulls Return as Traders Make Peace With Fed: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil slides on China demand concerns, easing supply worries

[Reuters] Silver heads for biggest deficit in decades, Silver Institute says

[CNBC] Home sales fell for the ninth straight month in October, as higher mortgage rates scared off potential buyers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] FTX Latest: CFTC Seeks Informants; Decentralized Trading Jumps

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fintechs Still Pushing Crypto But Distancing Themselves From FTX

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Inflation Hits Four-Decade High in Test of BOJ Resolve

[Reuters] Japan's inflation hits 40-year high as BOJ sticks to easy policy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Indonesian Builder Behind Manhattan-Sized Complex Fuels Credit Concerns

[Reuters] Beijing district urges staying home for weekend as COVID cases rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Money Markets Ease as PBOC Acts to Avoid Liquidity Shock

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Top Officials Give Hint on Party’s Economic Strategy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Developers Finally Get Liquidity But Where’s the Demand

[Reuters] Canada home price index slides again in October -Teranet

[Reuters] ECB begins great cash mop-up as banks repay 296 bln euros of loans

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lagarde Says Rates to Rise More, May Need to Become Restrictive

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB’s Knot Urges ‘Resolute’ Action on Inflation to Curb Demand

[Reuters] Brazil spending waiver may trigger record debt, crimp monetary policy

[AP] Japan: NKorea missile test shows potential ability to hit US

[Bloomberg] What FTX’s Bankman-Fried Said When We Asked Him About Red Flags

[Bloomberg] Ukrainian Blackouts Grow More Dire as Russia Steps Up Attacks

[WSJ] China’s New Daily Covid Cases Jump Above 24,000

[FT] US watchdogs play blame game over FTX demise

[FT] North Korea fires suspected ICBM into waters off Japan

[FT] ‘We hit them with slingshots’: Ukraine’s ‘iron general’ shows his mettle

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street drops as hawkish Fed official comments weigh

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Sinks as Ominous Demand Signals Gather on Multiple Fronts

[Reuters] Crypto lender Genesis had sought emergency loan of $1 billion - WSJ

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bullard Sets Tone for Fed Officials Signaling Hikes Will Roll On

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Record Options Trading Shows Jitters Before $2 Trillion ‘OpEx’

[FT] New FTX chief says crypto group’s lack of control worse than Enron

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Slump as Fedspeak Dims Pivot Hopes: Markets Wrap 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Brazilian Markets Sink as Lula Dismisses Investors’ Fiscal Concerns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Bullard Dials Up His ‘Minimum’ Rate View to 5%-5.25% Range

[Reuters] U.S. labor market remains tight despite technology sector layoffs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Mortgage Rates Post Biggest Drop Since 1981, Falling to 6.61%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street’s Hung Debt Swells to $43 Billion as Tenneco Closes

[Reuters] U.S. imposes new sanctions over Iran sanctions evasion, targets Chinese firms

[Reuters] Xi, Kishida meet as tensions grow over Taiwan, East China Sea

[NYT] New Chief Calls FTX’s Corporate Control a ‘Complete Failure’

[FT] New FTX chief slams ‘complete failure of corporate controls’ at crypto exchange