Wednesday, April 5, 2023

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Yields Extend Slide on Worries Over Economy: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] World stocks dither, bonds steady as recession worries weigh

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Set for Third Weekly Gain on OPEC+ Cuts, Inventory Draws

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims fall; layoffs jump in March

[CNBC] Layoffs are up nearly fivefold so far this year with tech companies leading the way

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Profits Set for Pandemic-Sized Drop, Goldman Strategists Say

[Reuters] U.S. banks are dangling promotions to lock in customer deposits, analysts say

[AP] China vows ‘forceful’ measures after US-Taiwan meeting

[Reuters] Taiwan watching Chinese movements after Beijing denounces US Speaker meeting

[Reuters] Analysis: Taiwan braces for new China pressure tactic in disputed strait

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Smaller Banks Stung by 70% Drop in Capital Bond Sales

[Reuters] Factbox: The developing countries facing a debt crisis

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Latest: Macron Urges China’s Xi to Help; Ruble’s Slide

[Reuters] Ukraine pushes for Western warplane 'coalition'

[Reuters] Macron calls on Xi to reason with Russia for Ukraine peace

[Reuters] North Korea says U.S.-South Korea drills push tension to 'brink of nuclear war'

[WSJ] Bank Failures. High Inflation. Rising Rates. Is the Resilient Jobs Market About to Crack?

[WSJ] Investors Retreat From Commercial Real Estate Bonds

[WS] Stocks Haven’t Looked This Unattractive Since 2007

[FT] Tett: What I learnt from three banking crises

[FT] Xi Jinping warns against escalating Ukraine crisis as he meets Macron

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 ends lower as recession fears take center stage

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Hovers Above $2,000 With Record High Now in Sight

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury 10-Year Yield Hits 2023 Low as Soft Data Accumulate

[Reuters] Taiwan leader, US Speaker McCarthy meet in Cal

[Yahoo Finance] VC funding was down 53% year-over-year in Q1 2023, data says

[FT] Taiwan’s president warns ‘democracy is under threat’ after McCarthy meeting

[FT] Geopolitical tensions threaten outlook for global economy

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Shun Risk as Data Rekindle Recession Worry: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P, Nasdaq fall as recession worries mount on weak economic data

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Western Alliance stock plunges after Q1 update lacks detail on deposit outflows

[Reuters] Crisis jolts Wall Street bankers already resigned to tough job market

[Reuters] US crude stockpiles fall sharply on strong export, refinery demand -EIA

[Reuters] Taiwan president set for historic meeting with US House Speaker in California

[Reuters] Blinken says U.S. working on 'wrongful detention' label for WSJ reporter