Tuesday, January 9, 2024

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Trade in Narrow Range Before Inflation Data: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Extends Volatile Run as Traders Mull US Stockpiles, Red Sea

[Reuters] Japan stocks hit 34-year high, markets calm before US inflation data

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Houthis Launch Barrage of Missiles, Drones in New Red Sea Attack

[Reuters] US, UK forces shoot down Houthi missiles, drones in Red Sea -US military

[Reuters] Storms envelop much of US, bringing heavy snow, rains, tornadoes

[Reuters] Arctic blast to invade central, southern and eastern US prior to midmonth

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Bond Market Rally Is Overlooking a Soaring $2 Trillion Debt Problem

[CNBC] Mortgage demand jumps nearly 10% to start the year, even as interest rates tick up again

[Axios] Top House conservatives see little hope in upcoming spending fight

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] SEC Account Hack Amplifies Concerns Over Security at Musk’s X

[Reuters] Explainer: What is happening in Ecuador?

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Japan’s Slower Wage Growth Adds to Reasons for BOJ to Hold

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rice Prices Poised to Climb Higher as Market Remains Tight

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Credit Woes Ease as Big Borrowers Reveal Payment Plans

[Politico] Here’s how Taiwan’s election could upend US-China relations

[Reuters] Taiwan to vote in what China calls 'peace and war' election

[Reuters] Key facts on Taiwan-China relations ahead of Taiwan elections

[Bloomberg] Shadow Banking Won't Give Jamie Dimon a Rest

[NYT] Elections and Disinformation Are Colliding Like Never Before in 2024

[NYT] World Bank Warns of Energy Price Surge if Mideast War Spreads

[WSJ] Spending Bill Won’t Be Done in Time, Senate Republicans Warn

[WSJ] The Fed Launched a Bank Rescue Program Last Year. Now, Banks Are Gaming It.

[FT] Red Sea security fears cut container shipments through Suez Canal

[FT] How Yemen’s ‘military entrepreneurs’ drew US into Middle East combat

[FT] Taiwan prepares to vote in election overshadowed by tensions with Beijing

[FT] China’s new growth strategy brings a fresh set of challenges

[FT] US used electric vehicle values fall almost a third in 2023

[FT] Say farewell to the corrupting era of easy money

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Struggle After Tech-Led Bounce; Oil Climbs: Markets Wrap 

[Yahoo/Bloomber] Markets Get Ready for Risk-Free Fed Arbitrage Trade to Expire

[Reuters] Massive winter storm batters US, knocks out power ahead of brutal freeze

[Reuters] Yemen's Houthis target vessel in Red Sea -Yemeni military source told Al Jazeera

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Barr Signals Emergency Loan Program Won’t Be Extended

[Reuters] US, partners condemn arms transfers between North Korea and Russia

[Bloomberg] US Suffered Record Number of Billion-Dollar Climate Disasters in 2023

[FT] US intensifies efforts to prevent Middle East conflagration

[FT] US oil production forecast to reach new heights despite drilling slowdown

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow drop as Treasury yields tick up; inflation data eyed

[Yahoo Finance] Oil prices rebound on Libyan production restraints, signs Russia is adhering to export cuts

[Reuters] Markets tweak Fed balance sheet views after comments from Dallas Fed chief

[CNBC] Home prices are surging – and Detroit gained the most in November, beating Miami for the first time

[Reuters] US banks' profits to shrink as they brace for souring loans

[Yahoo Finance] Ex-BoC boss warns US$34T debt puts America 'up against the wall'