Wednesday, January 25, 2023

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tesla-Driven Tech Bounce Helps Fuel Stock Recovery: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Advances on Outlook for Chinese Demand and Weaker Dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Natural Gas Falls Below $3 for First Time Since May 2021

[CNBC] U.S. GDP rose 2.9% in the fourth quarter, more than expected even as recession fears loom

[Reuters] Splits emerge as U.S. House Republicans demand Biden negotiate on debt limit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Debt-Limit Showdown Splits Credit Raters on US Downgrade Trigger

[Reuters] U.S. economy grows strongly in fourth quarter; weekly jobless claims fall

[Reuters] U.S. inflation roller coaster prompts fresh look at long-ignored money supply

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Blackstone Misses Forecast for Running $1 Trillion by End of 2022

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Russian Missile Strikes as Zelenksiy Seeks Arms

[Reuters] BOJ policymakers divided on wage, inflation outlook, Jan meeting summary shows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ’s Bond Purchases Lead to Some Being Thrown Out of Key Index

[Reuters] UK retail sales volumes slide at fastest rate since April, CBI reports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Korea’s Economic Contraction Strengthens Case for Rate Hike End

[FT] ‘No margin for error’: Bank of Japan’s next chief faces daunting challenge

[FT] IMF warns of market impact of abrupt Bank of Japan policy change

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 closes slightly red as weak corporate guidance fuels recession fears 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Shrug Off Gloom; Tesla Whipsaws on Earnings: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Ekes Out Gain With Technical Gauges Flashing Strength Ahead

[Reuters] Fed's Brainard, Treasury's Adeyemo in running to be Biden's economic czar, sources say

[Reuters] Analysis: Wall Street heavyweights warn of pain ahead despite market’s recent reprieve

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Zelenskiy Seeks Planes, Missiles to Follow Tanks

[Reuters] U.S., Germany to send scores of tanks to help Ukraine fight Russian invasion

[Bloomberg] Is a US Recession Near? Making the Call Is Trickier Than Ever

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