Thursday, February 29, 2024

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Waver as Post-PCE Relief Rally Fades: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Oil rises 1% as markets await OPEC+ decision

[Reuters] Yen falls after BoJ comments, dollar steady as traders weigh Fed outlook

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Extends Gain as Inflation Data Keeps Rate Cuts on the Table

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ’s Ueda Keeps Market Players Guessing Over Rate Hike Timing

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Factory Activity Slows as Weak Demand Hampers Growth

[Reuters] China new home prices rise at slower pace in February, survey shows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Eurozone Inflation Slows Less Than Forecast, Backing ECB Caution

[Reuters] Exclusive: Deutsche Bank to file liquidation suit against Chinese developer Shimao, sources say

[Reuters] Taiwan faces steady 'drip' of pressure as China tightens pre-inauguration squeeze

[Reuters] New Zealand central bank says policy needs to stay restrictive for some time

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] India Blowout GDP Figure Masks Signs of Slower Growth

[Politico] Putin’s bluffing on nukes (for now), says top NATO official

[Reuters] Global energy-related CO2 emissions hit record high in 2023 - IEA

[NYT] Shrinkflation 101: The Economics of Smaller Groceries

[WSJ] China’s Wobbly Start to the New Year

Thursday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Mixed, US Stocks Hit Record on Inflation Data: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Posts Monthly Gain as Market Strength, OPEC+ Stay in Focus

[Reuters] US Senate to vote on bill to avert government shutdown

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mester Says Latest Inflation Data Shows Fed Has More Work to Do

[Reuters] BOJ's Ueda: Achievement of inflation target not yet in sight

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Ex-BOJ Director Says Interest Rate Liftoff Likely in April, Not March

[Bloomberg] Xi’s One-Man Rule Over China’s Economy Is Spurring Unrest

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall St mixed in choppy trade as investors assess inflation data 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bonds Climb After ‘No New Bad News’ on Inflation: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Preferred Inflation Metric Increases by Most in a Year

[Reuters] G20 finance leaders still at odds over language on Gaza, Ukraine - sources

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] US Pending Home Sales Fall by Most Since August as Borrowing Costs Creep Up

[Reuters] US mortgage rates rise for a fourth-straight week, Freddie Mac says

[Reuters] Texas Panhandle fire expands to 1 million acres, becoming state's largest ever