Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slump as Geopolitics Compound Tech Jitters: Markets Wrap 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steady as Rebound in China Weighs Against Recession Fears

[CNBC] Weekly mortgage demand jumps 7% as interest rates drop to lowest level since September

[Reuters] Factbox: When might the U.S. default? Timeline of key events in debt limit battle

[CNBC] Inflation is cooling, but prices on many items are going to stay high for months

[Reuters] China says peak COVID infections exceeded 7 million daily, deaths more than 4,000 daily

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: German Leopard Tanks to Deploy in Three Months

[Reuters] Germany clears way for scores of tanks for Ukraine, U.S. also poised

[Reuters] Factbox: Russia decries German decision to send tanks to Ukraine, West applauds

[CNBC] Russia says it carried out hypersonic missile exercises using a frigate in the Atlantic

[Reuters] Bank of Canada set for one more rate hike in historic tightening campaign

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Bet BOE Will Cut Rates Before Year-End to Shore Up Economy

[Bloomberg] BOJ Owns More Than 100% of Some Debt as Bonds Go Round and Round

[NYT] Climate Change May Usher in a New Era of Trade Wars

[NYT] Natural Gas Shortages Hit China as Temperatures Plunge

[WSJ] Surge in Hiring by Small Business Complicates Fed’s Effort to Cool Economy

[WSJ] Jittery Investors Turn to Cash in Hunt for Yield

[FT] Passive US funds poised to overtake active, ISS says

[FT] Australian inflation hits 33-year high on energy costs and tourism rebound

[FT] China’s palace politics: Xi Jinping loyalists compete for power