Thursday, October 12, 2023

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries and Oil Jump on Israel-Hamas Conflict: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Gold set to mark best week in 7 months as markets price in end of Fed hikes

[Reuters] Oil surges $3 on US sanctions, tight stockpile forecasts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Yen Hovers Just Shy of 150 Level as Intervention Threat Weighs

[Reuters] Israel calls for civilians to leave Gaza City as military amasses tanks

[CNN] Israel calls on 1.1 million Gazans to evacuate south in order UN warns is ‘impossible’

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Israel Latest: Mideast Rallies Grow as Gaza Crisis Worsens

[Reuters] Iran's foreign minister meets Hezbollah leader in Lebanon on Israel-Hamas war

[Reuters] Hezbollah says calls for it not to intervene in war 'will have no effect'

[Reuters] Republican infighting returns US House speaker race to square one

[Reuters] How U.S. bank balance sheets have changed as Fed raises rates

[Reuters] US colleges become flashpoints for protests on both sides of Israel-Hamas war

[CNBC] JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon warns this is ‘the most dangerous time’ for the world in decades

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Recap: Kyiv Claims Drone Hit on Russian Missile Carrier

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan’s Rising Yields, Yen Hedging Costs Drive Insurers to JGBs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Export Slump Eases as Beijing Works to Bolster Outlook

[Reuters] China's consumer prices stall, factory deflation persists

[Reuters] Exclusive: Banks in UK assess China risks after being stung by Russia sanctions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wars, Trade Bans and Climate Change Turn Food Into Politics

[AP] North Korea raises specter of nuclear strike over US aircraft carrier’s arrival in South Korea

[WSJ] Israel Aims to Dismantle Hamas as Blinken Tries to Prevent Wider War

[WSJ] The Fed Is Putting Too Much Faith in Markets

[WSJ] China’s Teetering Local Debt Mountain, in Six Charts

[FT] Western diplomats are walking an impossible tightrope with Israel

[FT] Private credit funds step in for companies facing mountains of debt

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks Face Headwinds From Soaring US Yields: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Rout Reignites, Unleashing Worst Day Since 2020 Turmoil

[Reuters] Wall Street falls as Treasury yields rise, investors digest inflation data

[Reuters] 'Now is the time for war,' says Israel's military chief

[Reuters] Housing remains a puzzle in Fed's inflation fight

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Argentina Central Bank Hikes Rate to 133% on Inflation Data

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street muted as investors digest inflation data, Treasury yields rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Climb as Traders Amp Up Fed Wagers: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fear Grips Global Gas Market Facing Winter Supply Threats

[Reuters] US House in limbo as Steve Scalise struggles to unify Republicans behind him

[Yahoo Finance] Housing costs again frustrate the Fed’s efforts to curb inflation

[Reuters] Israeli army to confront resilient foe in anticipated Gaza invasion

[Reuters] Syria says Israeli missiles hit Damascus, Aleppo airports

[Yahoo Finance] Mortgage rates pummel homebuyers again, edge closer to 8%

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Private Credit Loans Grow to Record Size From Add-On Deals

[Reuters] US must be ready for simultaneous wars with China, Russia, report says

[Bloomberg] Options Are the Hottest Trade on Wall Street

[FT] Tett: How rising conflict is reshuffling global supply chains

[FT] US ‘ill-prepared’ for nuclear challenge from China and Russia, says report

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Two-Year Yield Tops 5% After CPI Report: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Erases Drop as Markets Rise and Israel War Risks Linger

[CNBC] Consumer prices rose 0.4% in September, more than expected

[Reuters] Surprise UAW strike at Ford raises stakes for Detroit Three

[AP] Social Security benefits will increase by 3.2% in 2024 as inflation moderates

[Reuters] Israel says no exceptions to Gaza siege unless hostages freed

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Israel Latest: Hamas Leaders Targeted as Ground War Looms

[Reuters] Israel Latest: Blinken Has Carefully Worded Warning For Israel

[Reuters] Iran president, Saudi crown prince speak for first time since ties restored

[Reuters] US House in limbo as Republican Scalise appears short of votes for speaker

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Traders Are Starting to Bail on Winning Yield-Curve Bets

[Reuters] China bans new offshore brokerage accounts in capital control move

[Reuters] Births in China slide 10% to hit their lowest on record

[Reuters] Japan central banker sees no pressing need to alter yield control policy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan Producer Inflation Slides Below Latest CPI Gauge

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Corporate Giants Are the New Hedge Funds of the Global FX Market

[Politico] China’s soft message on Hamas is part of a much bigger strategy

[Reuters] North Korea's Kim shares letters with Russia's Putin, wishes victory over 'imperialists'

[WSJ] The Federal Deficit Is Even Bigger Than It Looks

[WSJ] U.S. Looks at Risks of Deeper Involvement With Israel’s War on Hamas

[WSJ] Iran Knew Hamas Was Planning Attacks, but Not Timing or Scale, U.S. Says

[WSJ] At Israel-Lebanon Border, Fears Grow of a Second Front

[WSJ] How Banks’ Deposit Pressures Could Get Worse, in Three Charts

[WSJ] Fed Minutes Show Officials Divided on Future Rate Rise

[FT] US urges restraint on Israel amid fears of regional war

[FT] ‘Prison break’: Hamas war stirs Arab world’s antipathy to Israel

[FT] Employment soars to record high across advanced economies

[FT] China bars brokers from opening offshore trading accounts