[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Unites Left and Right in Warning It’s Behind Inflation Curve

[ABC] US hospitals strained with influx of patients amid latest COVID-19 surge, staffing shortages

[CNN] As the Omicron variant drives a steep rise in Covid-19 cases, Los Angeles hits record number of new infections

[AP] Stay home or work sick? Omicron poses a conundrum

[Reuters] China’s Tianjin begins city-wide testing after at least two local Omicron cases detected

[Reuters] China reports 165 new COVID-19 cases for Jan 8, Omicron cases reported in Tianjin

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Rout That Kicked Off 2022 Lights Fuse for Europe Volatility

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Putin’s Troops Help Secure Kazakhstan in Wake of Protests

[Reuters] No concessions: Russia takes hard line before vital talks with U.S.

[AP] Prospects dim as US, Russia prepare to meet over Ukraine

[Bloomberg] Omicron Absenteeism Poses Fresh Test to U.S. Economic Strength

[NYT] Disruption, Dismay, Dissent: Americans Grapple With Omicron’s Rise

[WSJ] Bond Selloff Rattles Markets

[WSJ] Supply-Chain Issues Leave New Homes Without Garage Doors and Gutters

[WSJ] Omicron Comes to China, Prompting Mass Testing and Quarantines

[WSJ] Study Forecasts Greater Hurricane Risk in Northeastern U.S.

[FT] Is there an end in sight to supply chain disruption?

[FT] US economists focus on March rate rise despite weak jobs growth