Sunday, January 7, 2024

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Lower After Choppy Week; Boeing Falls: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Drops as Saudi Pricing Cuts Counter Middle East Supply Risks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Stocks Slump to Five-Year Low in a Dismal Start to 2024

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Deep Oil Price Cut by Saudis Highlights Softer Physical Market

[Reuters] Israeli strike on Lebanon kills senior commander in elite Hezbollah unit

[AP] Fears grow that Israel, the US and Iran’s allies are inching closer to all-out war with each strike

[Reuters] Israel shifts to deadlier strikes on Iran-linked targets in Syria

[ABC] 40 states under blizzard, wind or flood alerts Monday as winter storms cross country

[Reuters] US government shutdown: What is it and who would be affected?

[Reuters] As pandemic 'jobs hole' closes, Fed finds labor market easing elusive

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] High-Flying Profit Forecasts Head Back Down to Earth

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Says It Caught Foreign Consultant Spying for UK’s MI6

[Reuters] China Evergrande's EV unit says vice chairman detained

[Reuters] Exclusive: China regulators lift stock net-selling ban for mutual funds

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Probably Won’t Cut Rates Before the Summer, Vujcic Says

[Bloomberg] Shipping Shows Signs of Panic as Houthis Menace Key Trade Lane

[Bloomberg] Private US Companies Increasingly Going Bust as Profit Shrinks

[Bloomberg] Private Equity’s Horrible, No-Good ’23 Set to Continue Into ’24

[WSJ] Wall Street Doubles Down on Bonds

[WSJ] Buying Home and Auto Insurance Used to Be Routine. It’s Becoming a Nightmare.

[WSJ] Offices Around America Hit a New Vacancy Record

[WSJ] Israel’s Yoav Gallant: ‘We Are Fighting an Axis, Not a Single Enemy’

[FT] Largest US banks set to log sharp rise in bad loans

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Top US Congress Democrat, Republican reach spending deal, starting race to pass it

[Reuters] Gaza conflict runs risk of metastasizing, Blinken warns

[AP] Winter storms dump snow on both US coasts. See photos of the aftermath

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Traders Seize on 4% Yields, Confident Fed Rate Cuts Coming

[CNBC] Largest U.S. radio company Audacy files for bankruptcy protection