Wednesday, May 31, 2023

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall on China Economy Worries; Bonds Gain: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chinese Stocks Sinking Into Bear Market With Little Relief Seen

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Slump as Chinese Data Threatens Demand Outlook

[Reuters] US debt ceiling bill faces narrow path to passage in House

[AP] Debt limit deal heads to vote in full House while McCarthy scrambles for GOP approval

[Politico] Senate braces for last-minute conservative demands on debt deal

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden-McCarthy Debt Limit Deal Puts Government Services on a Diet

[CNBC] Mortgage demand drops to the lowest level in three months

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Mortgage Rates Hit Near Seven-Month High During Debt Impasse

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Summers Sees Higher Fed Interest Rates, Increased US Taxes

[AP] CEOs got smaller raises. It would still take a typical worker two lifetimes to make their annual pay

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Manufacturing Slump Heightens Risk of ‘Downward Spiral’

[Reuters] China's factory activity falls faster than expected as recovery stumbles

[CNBC] New warning signs emerge for China’s property market

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Everywhere You Look in China Are Signs of More Market Misery

[Reuters] Analysis: Struggling China local governments find a fundraising loophole, lifeline in "pearl bonds"

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Leads the World in Preparing for Extreme Weather Threats to Power Supplies

[Reuters] BOJ normalisation could strain global bond markets: ECB

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ to Hold Policy Amid Election Chatter, Ex-Board Member Says

[Reuters] Drones attack Russian oil refineries near major oil port Novorossiisk

[Reuters] Russia accuses Washington of encouraging Ukraine in its attacks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Warns Rate Hikes Are Putting Market Stability at Risk

[Reuters] North Korean satellite plunges into sea after rocket failure

[Bloomberg] China’s Home Sales by Top Developers Slow as Rebound Falters

[WSJ] Debt-Ceiling Bill Faces Test as Some GOP Critics Vent

[WSJ] U.S. Manufacturers Seek China Alternatives as Tensions Rise

[WSJ] China’s Recovery Slows Further as Factory, Services Activity Pulls Back

[FT] Top Fed official sees no ‘compelling’ reason to wait for fresh rate rise

[FT] Bank of Japan policy shift risks causing eurozone bond turmoil, warns ECB

[FT] Has China become too cosy with private equity?