Sunday, November 26, 2023

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Lower on China Data; Gold Above $2,000: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Gold hits 6-month high on Fed pause expectation, softer dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Declines for Fourth Day on OPEC+ Intrigue and Risk-Off Tone

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hong Kong Cash Demand Sends Local Bank Rate to 16-Year High

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pressure Grows on Israel to Prolong Cease-Fire With Hamas

[AP] Hamas releases a third group of hostages as part of truce, and says it will seek to extend the deal

[Reuters] US new home sales fall more than expected in October

[Reuters] Wall Street gets creative as regulators demand more capital

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Billions Wiped Out as Stock-Safety Trade on Wall Street Misfires

[Reuters] China's money market shows signs of liquidity tightness towards month-end

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Investors Face Tens of Billions in Losses Over Zhongzhi

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China's industrial profits growth slows, keeps stimulus calls alive

[Reuters] Exclusive: Beijing bourse tells 'major shareholders' to refrain from selling, sources say

[Reuters] Japan's corporate service inflation climbs in sign of broadening price pressures

[Reuters] BoE's Bailey says getting inflation to 2% will be 'hard work'

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Signa Insolvency Wave Nears as Last-Ditch Fund Talks Falter

[Reuters] Currency clashes sour Russia's oil trade with Asia

[Reuters] North Korea vows more satellite launches, beefs up military on border

[Bloomberg] Just How Bad Is the US Cost-of-Living Squeeze? We Did the Math

[Bloomberg] China Bank-Backed Dollar Bond Sales Plunge Amid Default Jitters

[Bloomberg] China Warns of Coming Respiratory Surge After Pneumonia Hit Kids

[WSJ] China Scrambles to Contain a Looming Shadow-Bank Meltdown

[WSJ] Investors See Interest-Rate Cuts Coming Soon, Recession or Not

[WSJ] Putin Has Staked Russia’s Resources on Victory in Ukraine. Can the West Match Him?

[FT] Gold price hits six-month high as investors bet on rate cuts

[FT] How much FDI is China actually attracting?

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures fall slightly on Sunday evening with Wall Street riding a four-week winning streak

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Stocks to Rise as ‘Fear Gauge’ Hits 2020 Low: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Shoppers click 'buy' as retailers slash prices ahead of Cyber Monday

[Axios] Lawmakers are ditching Congress at a record pace

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Australia to Introduce Legislation to Overhaul Central Bank

Sunday's News Links

[CNBC] Black Friday shoppers spent a record $9.8 billion in U.S. online sales, up 7.5% from last year 

[Reuters] US Black Friday sales rise 2.5% -Mastercard Spendingpulse

[Reuters] China, US exchange accusations over US vessel in South China Sea

[Yahoo Finance] Inflation data puts stock market rally to the test: What to know this week

[Reuters] Armed individuals seize Israeli-managed oil tanker in Gulf of Aden -US official

[NBC] U.S. and China trade accusations over vessel in South China Sea

[Reuters] Germany's budget crisis spurs calls to change its borrowing limits

[Reuters] China ministry seeks more fever clinics to combat respiratory illness surge

[WSJ] Hot Healthcare Hiring Bolsters Cooling U.S. Labor Market

[WSJ] ICBC’s Entree Onto Wall Street Looked Like a Bargain—Until Hackers Crippled Its U.S. Unit

[FT] Nasdaq bets on boom in ‘zero day’ options with new contracts

[FT] China launches probe into struggling shadow bank Zhongzhi

[FT] How geopolitics caught up with Canada