Tuesday, December 20, 2022

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise, Bonds Calm as Japan Yield Panic Ebbs: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises Again on US Stockpile Decline and Broad Market Gains

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Era of Negative Yields Is Ending as Japan Bond Tops Zero

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Holds Gain Driven by Fallout of BOJ’s Surprise Yield Pivot

[Reuters] Glittering gold gives markets some Christmas cheer

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Winter ‘Bomb Cyclone’ Bears Down on Chicago Ahead of Holiday Travel Rush

[CNBC] Mortgage refinance demand surged 6%, as rates dropped to the lowest level since September

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dealmaking Slips by Almost a Third in 2022 Marked by Volatility, Inflation

[Reuters] Crypto miner Core Scientific files for bankruptcy as industry contagion bites

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Look for a Slightly More Dovish Tilt to the Fed’s Policy Group in 2023

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Corporate China struggles with supply snags as COVID cases spread

[Reuters] Beijing braces for surge in severe COVID cases as world watches with concern

[Reuters] Hearses queue at Beijing crematorium, even as China reports no new COVID deaths

[Reuters] Japan warns of China's COVID situation, cuts view on factory output

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ Credibility Questioned as Traders Test Kuroda’s New Red Line

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ Tweaks Could Be First Step Toward Exit, Takatoshi Ito Says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dealmaking Slips by Almost a Third in 2022 Marked by Volatility, Inflation

[Reuters] Russia's Medvedev meets China's Xi in Beijing, says Ukraine conflict discussed

[Reuters] Soaring energy costs push UK public borrowing to November record

[Reuters] Female students turned away from Afghan universities after Taliban ban

[WSJ] Crypto Giant Binance Offers Little Transparency After FTX Collapse

[WSJ] High Commodity Prices Feed a Boom in the U.S. Farm Belt

[FT] Japanese bonds sustain fresh blow in test of central bank’s low-rate resolve

[FT] China’s fiscal deficit hits record as Covid and property slump take toll

[FT] Lessons from the gilts crisis

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Snap a Four-Day Drop; Bonds Hold Losses: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall St closes slightly higher after four-day sell off

[Reuters] U.S. business equipment borrowings rise 9% in November - report

[Reuters] Hazardous storm system hits United States ahead of winter holidays

[AP] US braces for dangerous blast of cold, wind and snow

[CNBC] Bill Gross says markets are headed for ‘potential chaos’ if interest rates keep going up

[FT] Putin warns war in Ukraine becoming ‘extremely complicated’

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] Stocks turn slightly higher as market attempts to snap 4-day losing streak

[Reuters] Precious metals rally as U.S. dollar extends losses

[Reuters] Higher mortgage rates depress U.S. single-family housing starts, building permits

[MSN/WP] Financial risks grow in shadowy corner of markets, worrying Washington

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Genesis Unit Is Among Crypto Firms Named to FTX Creditors Committee

[Axios] Worker strikes surged in 2022

[Reuters] Analysis: Private U.S. energy producers tap niche funding as bank lines dry up

[FT] Bank of Japan move to loosen yield cap hands a win to bond bears