Tuesday, October 17, 2023

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Jumps as Iran Seeks Israel Embargo; Stocks Dip: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs to Four-Week High as Mideast Conflict Intensifies

[Reuters] Oil jumps over 2% as Middle East tension flares up

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Property Stocks Head for Lowest Since 2009 as Stress Rises

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bank of Japan Steps Into Debt Market to Slow Rising Bond Yields

[Reuters] Iran calls for Islamic countries to sanction Israel

[Reuters] Iran's Middle East allies primed as Israel-Hamas war rages

[Reuters] US single-family housing starts rebound sharply in September

[CNBC] Mortgage demand falls to the lowest level since 1995 as interest rates near 8%

[Reuters] Hardline Republican Jim Jordan to make second attempt at top US House job

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street Worries Over Swelling US Debt Put Fed in Tight Spot

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Strategists Warn Geopolitics Pose Risk to Stock Market

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Country Garden on Verge of First Default Amid Silence on Bond

[Reuters] Country Garden default talk swirls as offshore debt deadline passes

[Reuters] China's falling property sales, investment weigh on recovery

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s economy grows 4.9% in Q3, beating expectations but slowing from previous quarter

[Reuters] Stubborn UK inflation holds steady as petrol prices rise

[Reuters] Putin praises 'dear friend' Xi, pitches Russia's Northern Sea route

[Reuters] Putin says US wading deeper into Ukraine war, calls missile supplies a 'mistake'

[Reuters] Putin filmed in China accompanied by officers with Russian nuclear briefcase

[Bloomberg] A Mark-to-Market Maelstrom Is Slamming a $10 Trillion Market Even Worse Than Before

[Bloomberg] Health Insurance Premiums Now Cost $24,000 a Year, Survey Says

[Bloomberg] The New Middle East Is an All-Too-Familiar Nightmare

[Bloomberg] China Tells Banks to Extend Local Government Loans Amid Crunch

[WSJ] Health Inflation’s Big Hike This Year, in Charts

[WSJ] Why One Fed Official Is Ready to Stop Raising Rates

[WSJ] Wall Street’s Latest Obsession Is an Unknowable Number

[WSJ] China’s Leaders Are Directing Jet-Fighter Harassment of U.S. Aircraft, Pentagon Says

[WSJ] China’s Xi Doubles Down on Belt and Road as Path to New World Order

[FT] Fallout from Gaza hospital blast looms over Joe Biden’s Tel Aviv trip

[FT] Xi Jinping hails ‘deep friendship’ with Vladimir Putin as leaders meet in Beijing

[FT] Western rush to back Israel erodes developing countries’ support for Ukraine

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Nasdaq ends down on higher yields, chipmaker share declines 

[Reuters] Oil prices edge higher ahead of Biden Middle East trip

[Reuters] Hundreds killed in Gaza hospital blast, West Bank protests flare

[Reuters] Attack on Gaza hospital 'unprecedented' in scale, WHO says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street in ‘Wait and See’ Mode as Middle East Crisis Goes On

[Reuters] Biden cuts China off from more Nvidia chips, expands curbs to other countries

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pimco Fund Walks Away From 20 Hotels With $240 Million of Debt

[Bloomberg] US Says China Has Stepped Up ‘Risky’ Behavior in South China Sea

[WSJ] Bond Yields Hit Fresh Multiyear Highs After Hot Retail Sales Data

[FT] Pentagon accuses China’s fighter jets of ‘coercive’ acts in Indo-Pacific

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Yields Climb as Hot Data Fuel Fed Wagers: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo Finance] Stocks seesaw after hot retail sales report: Stock market news today

[Reutes] Republican Jim Jordan loses first vote for US House speaker

[Reuters] Strong retail sales, factory output point to robust US growth in third quarter

[Yahoo Bloomberg] US Economic Data Keep Coming In Stronger and Defying Forecasts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Industrial Production Rises to Highest in Nearly Five Years

[Reuters] Bank of America's unrealized losses on securities rose to $131.6 bln

[Yahoo Finance] 'I’ve never felt more optimistic' about Goldman Sachs: CEO Solomon

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ukraine Recap: Missiles Destroy Russian Helicopters at Airfields

[WSJ] The American Consumer Keeps Splurging

[FT] Ukraine strikes Russian forces with US-made ATACMS for first time