Sunday, March 5, 2023

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Higher as Treasury Yields Retreat: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops on China’s Cautious Growth Goal as Fed Concerns Linger

[Reuters] Crypto stocks fall as Silvergate crisis deepens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Libor Cracks 5% for First Time Since ‘07, Spurred by Fed Outlook

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Banks Are Finally Being Forced to Raise Rates on Deposits

[AP] Ukraine unyielding in Bakhmut as Russian troops close in

[AP] China Premier Li Keqiang bows out as Xi loyalists take reins

[Reuters] Analysis: Chinese companies hang onto dollars, hedge to prepare for volatile yuan

[Reuters] Weak euro zone data point to cracks in recovery as inflation lingers

[AP] Unions vow to shut France’s economy down amid pension battle

[Reuters] Taiwan defence minister warns of China military's 'sudden entry' into areas close to island

[Bloomberg] Blackstone CMBS Default Presages Bad Times for Property Owners

[WSJ] Housing Market Momentum Stalls as Critical Spring Season Approaches

[WSJ] Junk-Rated Companies Are Borrowing Again

[WSJ] Low-Wage Workers Climb the Earnings Ladder

[WSJ] Japan Piled Back Into U.S. Treasurys This Year. Investors Worry It Won’t Last.

[WSJ] China, Like Russia, Is Pressured by Reinvigorated U.S. Alliances

[FT] Fear of ratings downgrades puts companies off debt-driven deals

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures are little changed as investors look ahead to Powell comments, jobs data this week

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Dollar Strengthens as Traders Weigh China Outlook: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Here’s What You Need to Know After Day One of China’s NPC 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Kuroda’s Decade at the BOJ Changed How Japan’s Banks Make Money

[AP] Scholz: ‘consequences’ if China sends arms to Russia

[FT] ECB must do more to tackle inflation ‘monster’, says Christine Lagarde

[FT] China’s military budget outpaces other spending in shift to security

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Jobs Report and Powell Testimony Take Center Stage: Eco Week

[Reuters] Fed's Daly: tighter policy, for a longer time, 'likely' needed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Riskiest Markets Stumble Into Crisis With Dollars Scarce

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: US Evaluates Kyiv Pilots; Estonian Election Test

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s GDP Goal, Defense Budget, Disorderly Capital: NPC Update

[Reuters] China sets modest growth target of about 5% as parliament opens

[AP] China sets this year’s economic growth target at ‘around 5%’

[Reuters] China to guard against risks among property developers - Premier Li

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Policy Pioneer Issing Warns of More Inflation Shocks to Come

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Half-Point March Rate Hike Very Likely, Lagarde Says

[WSJ] Wall Street Concedes There Is Finally an Alternative to Stocks

[WSJ] China’s Military-Spending Growth to Accelerate to 7.2% This Year

[WSJ] China’s New Top Troubleshooters