Tuesday, May 16, 2023

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hopes for Debt Breakthrough Lift US Equities: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Western Alliance Deposit Growth Drives Regional Bank Stocks Up

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yuan Slides Past Seven in New Warning Sign for China’s Economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Advances as Traders Eye China Demand and US Debt Talks

[Reuters] Biden to continue debt talks later this week amid G7, White House says

[CNBC] Mortgage demand drops as interest rates hit a 2-month high

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Bostic Says ‘Hard Part’ Still Ahead If Inflation Stubborn

[Reuters] US supply chain woes shift and persist in 2023

[Reuters] Ex-First Republic CEO blames contagion for bank's collapse

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pence Calls for End to Fed’s Jobs Role as He Weighs 2024 Bid

[Reuters] Turkey's market rout deepens after Erdogan's strong election showing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Home-Price Growth Slows as Housing Rebound Fizzles

[Reuters] China's new home prices rise at slower pace in April

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Scrutinizes Capital Flows as Online Brokers Pull Apps

[Reuters] Missions in China warned over 'propaganda' displays after Ukraine flags raised

[Reuters] Euro zone inflation ticks up in April

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOE’s Bailey Warns of Risk of Inflation Persistence in UK

[Reuters] UBS says it was rushed into unwanted Credit Suisse rescue merger

[Reuters] Japan emerges from recession on post-COVID consumer rebound

[Reuters] 'More likely than not' world will soon see 1.5C of warming - WMO

[WSJ] Fed Officials Debate Whether to Pause Rate Rises

[FT] Unpicking the US deposit insurance debate

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Debt Deadlock Spurs Late-Day Slide in US Stocks: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street closes lower after Home Depot outlook, US retail sales 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Inches Lower as Markets Weigh Strong US Data, China Weakness

[Reuters] Biden, McCarthy hopeful on debt ceiling deal, US president cuts Asia trip short

[Reuters] US Fed's Logan says 'smaller, less frequent' hikes may be safer for stability

[AP] Bank execs blame panicked depositors for Silicon Valley, Signature failures, but senators blame them

[Reuters] Canada's inflation unexpectedly rises in April, upping rate-hike pressure

[Bloomberg] Fed Officials Reveal Debate Over Whether to Pause Rate Hike in June

[FT] What to expect as US nears ‘unthinkable’ debt default

[FT] Bosses of failed US banks refuse to hand back millions of dollars in pay

[FT] Fund managers cut commercial property exposure to lowest since 2008

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall St falls as Home Depot, retail sales data weigh

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Wavers as Markets Weigh Strong US Data Versus China Weakness

[AP] Heads of failed banks questioned on executive pay, how they handled risk at Senate hearing

[Reuters] US bank regulators vow tougher rules, oversight after bank failures

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Housing expert: Sellers are ‘just bowing out’ this spring

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Economy Risks Stalling as China, Germany Juggernauts Slow

[AP] China says ready to ‘smash’ Taiwan self-rule as US prepares major arms package, sends advisers

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shifting Fires in Canada’s Energy Province Hamper Output Again

[WSJ] More People Are Falling Behind on Credit Card and Car Debt

[WSJ] Rise in Distressed Sales Signals New Chapter for Beleaguered Office Market

[WSJ] Venture-Fund Returns Show Worst Slump in More Than a Decade

[WSJ] China’s Recovery Loses Steam, Signaling Trouble for Global Economy

[FT] Russia’s economic war with the west moves to a new frontline

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St falls as Home Depot, retail sales data weigh

[Reuters] Dollar hovers shy of five-week top, pound swings after jobs data

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Swings as Weak China Data Undercuts Bullish Demand Outlook

[Reuters] Biden, McCarthy to meet as US debt-ceiling talks come down to wire

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yellen Warns ‘Time Is Running Out’ Ahead of Biden-McCarthy Meet

[Reuters] US on track for June 1 default without debt ceiling hike, Treasury says

[CNBC] Retail sales rose 0.4% in April, less than expected as consumers struggle with inflation

[CNBC] Homebuilder sentiment pulls out of negative territory for the first time in nearly a year

[Reuters] Home Depot cuts forecasts, signals weakness ahead for big US retailers

[Reuters] Fed's Mester says central bank committed to getting back to 2% inflation

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Waning Economic Recovery Spurs Calls for Stimulus

[Reuters] China's factory output, consumption highlight frail post-COVID economic recovery

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Central Bank Outlook Spurs Call for Monetary Action

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Record-High Youth Jobless Rate Is Set to Get Even Worse

[Reuters] Russia launches air raid on Kyiv 'exceptional' in intensity

[Reuters] With eye on Ukraine, top Chinese general calls for unconventional warfare capabilities

[WSJ] The Return to the Office Has Stalled

[WSJ] Turkey Faces Financial Reckoning After Election

[FT] China’s economic recovery in doubt as industrial output falls short