Wednesday, December 27, 2023

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Nasdaq Set For Best Year Since 1999; Bonds Stall: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Bond ‘Carnival’ Sets Stage for Best Two Months on Record

[Reuters] Oil prices slide as Red Sea transport disruptions ease

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Half of Red Sea Container-Ship Fleet Avoids Route After Attacks

[Reuters] Red Sea shipping workarounds add costs, delays for suppliers, retailers

[Reuters] US allies reluctant on Red Sea task force

[Reuters] Bulk carrier hits mine in Black Sea, two people injured, Ukraine says

[Dow Jones] Jobless claims rise for second straight week

[Dow Jones] U.S. trade deficit in goods widens in November for third straight month

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ’s Ueda Prepares Ground for Rate Hike With Salvo of Comments

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB’s Holzmann Says Rate Cuts in 2024 Aren’t Guaranteed

[BBC] Ten major events that shaped business in 2023

[Bloomberg] PBOC Pledges to Stimulate Consumer Prices Amid Deflation Fears

[NYT] Israel Warns That Time for Diplomacy With Lebanon Is ‘Running Out’

[WSJ] Israel-Iran Tensions Fuel Fears War Could Spread Beyond Gaza

[WSJ] The Dominant Dollar Faces a Backlash in the Oil Market

[WSJ] China Wants to Move Ahead, but Xi Jinping Is Looking to the Past

[FT] Federal Reserve bets on smooth landing even as economists anticipate a bumpy ride

[FT] Central banks rethink forecasting after failures on inflation

[FT] Foreign investors unwind $33bn bet on China growth rebound

[FT] Global dealmaking drops below $3tn for first time since 2013

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall St wavers heading into year end due to lack of catalysts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Stock Rally Loses Steam Near All-Time Highs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] London gold price benchmark breaks all-time high, LBMA says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls From One-Month High as Technical Gauges Flash Weakness