Saturday, July 29, 2023

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] New Risks Shadow Bond Market as Fed’s Rate-Hike Cycle Nears End

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street Braces for the Great Loan Tightening: Credit Weekly

[AP] A boom in apartment construction is helping to curb rents but not all renters will benefit

[AP] India cuts rice exports, triggering panic-buying of food staple by some Indian expats in the US

[AP] An overnight drone attack on Moscow injures 1 and temporarily closes an airport

[Reuters] Russia's Medvedev: We'd have to use a nuclear weapon if Ukrainian offensive was a success

[Reuters] Joining China's Belt and Road was an 'atrocious' decision, Italian minister says

[AP] China says US military aid to Taiwan will not deter its will to unify the island

[Bloomberg] Dawn of Interest-Rate Pivots Unlocks Risk in EM’s Standout Trade

[WSJ] Home Insurers Are Charging More and Insuring Less

[FT] Putin is looking for a bigger war, not an off-ramp, in Ukraine

Saturday's News Links

[Reuters] Endgame for Fed's tightening cycle challenged by easing financial conditions

[Reuters] Heatwave bakes US as heat index soars past 100 degrees

[Yahoo Finance] Banks are still losing deposits. Just not the banks you might expect.

[Reuters] Ukraine uses North Korean rockets to blast Russian forces, Financial Times reports

[Reuters] North Korea's Kim vows to boost cooperation with China to 'new high'

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Chocolate Cravings Are Going to Get More Expensive to Satisfy

[Bloomberg] Traders Are Risking It All on Bets That Market Boom Will Last

[Bloomberg] China Moves to Bolster Consumer Industries, Grow Fledging Bourse

[WSJ] The Bank of Japan Admits Market Reality

[FT] Bank of Japan policy shift boosts appeal of home market for local investors

[FT] US to provide Taiwan with weapons from its stockpiles for first time