Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stocks Waver With Fed Rate Decision on Horizon: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Adani Stock Slump Worsens as Key Share Sale Fails to Lift Mood

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Steadies Before Fed Meeting and OPEC+ Guidance

[AP] Powell likely to stress Fed’s inflation fight far from over

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Expected to Slow Rate Hikes in Signal Work’s Not Over

[CNBC] Private payroll growth slowed to 106,000 in January as weather hit hiring, ADP says

[CNN] Job openings jumped unexpectedly to 11 million in December

[CNBC] Mortgage demand took a big step back last week, even after interest rates fell further

[CNBC] Gold demand surged to an 11-year high in 2022 on ‘colossal’ central bank buying

[Reuters] End of easy-cash era is going to hurt

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Housing Slump Deepens From US to China in Risk to Global Growth

[Reuters] U.S. states struggle to share dwindling waters of Colorado River

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Adani Stock Meltdown Hits $92 Billion as Collateral Worries Grow

[Reuters] Adani loses Asia's richest crown as stock wipeout reaches $86 billion

[Reuters] Asia's factory activity contracts despite China's COVID reopening

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Euro-Zone Inflation Eases as ECB Debate Over Rates Heats Up

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Dealmakers Suffer Worst January for M&A in Two Decades

[AP] Day of disruption in UK as hundreds of thousands join strike

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gundlach Suspects Fed Will Push Back Against Pivot Narrative

[Yahoo Finance] Hackers lifted $3.8 billion from crypto investors in 2022

[WSJ] Ukraine Braces for Major Russian Offensive

[FT] Fed poised to move down to quarter-point rate rise as inflation eases

[FT] Liquidity loses top slot as investors’ biggest concern after six years

[FT] Bernstein: End the Fed ‘put’

[FT] ‘Extreme leverage’? Adani’s debt-driven expansion under scrutiny

[FT] Does it matter that central banks are losing squillions?

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks End January Higher; QQQ Slides After Hours: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rises in Bid to Turn Corner After Moving Sideways for Months

[CNBC] Fed expected to slow rate hiking to a quarter point but will stay unrelenting in inflation battle

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] McCarthy to Gather With Fellow Republicans Before Biden Meeting

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Adani Pulls Off $2.5 Billion Share Sale After Jump In Final Bids

[Bloomberg] Pricier Burgers Are Coming for Diners as US Cattle Herd Plummets

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Easing inflation worries lift Wall Street ahead of Fed decision 

[Reuters] U.S. labor cost growth smallest in a year; labor persistently tight

[Yahoo Finance] US home prices slide in November for fifth straight month

[Yahoo Finance] Debt ceiling talks: Expectations are low as Biden and McCarthy prepare to sit down

[Reuters] Lebanon to devalue currency by 90% on Feb. 1, central bank chief says

[Bloomberg] US Housing Market Cools With Prices Down 2.5% From June Peak

[FT] Hindenburg vs Adani: claim and counterclaim

[FT] Eurozone mortgage demand falls at record pace