Bridgewater Doubles Down.
1. Iran soared up to a scorching 52.2°C (126°F) yesterday. That's the hottest temperature recorded on Earth this year and one of the highest "pre-solstice" temperatures ever recorded. (Source: twitter.com, @US_stormwatch)
2. Russian forces targeted at least two large North American-owned grain terminals in the Ukrainian port of Mykolaiv on Wednesday, as part of what Kyiv and Western governments say is a campaign to degrade Ukraine’s ability to export food. The strikes came as a major Russian oil-and-gas refinery close to the Ukrainian border was set ablaze after a drone, allegedly controlled by Kyiv’s forces, crashed into it Wednesday morning, according to the plant’s management. Canadian agribusiness Viterra and U.S. grain trader Bunge Ltd. both said that they had a grain terminal hit on Wednesday.
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