Sunday, April 19, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] U.S. crude gets crushed, share markets turn cautious

[CNBC] Oil futures contract expiring Tuesday dives 38% as pandemic ravages demand, June contract falls 11%

[CNBC] US oil prices on pace for their worst day ever as storage runs out

[Reuters] U.S. House Republican leader: still no deal on more coronavirus money for small businesses

[Reuters] IMF's Georgieva says coronavirus crisis is worst since Great Depression

[Reuters] China cuts key rate for second time this year, more easing likely

[Reuters] Japan stimulus package boosted to $1.1 trillion due to cash payouts: draft

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: US markets not ready for a ‘second wave,’ Spain’s cases top 200,000

[Reuters] Japan to issue extra bonds worth $240 bln to fund coronavirus stimulus budget - draft

[Reuters] Japan exports slump as coronavirus hits U.S., Chinese demand

[Reuters] China first-quarter fiscal revenues down 14.3% year-on-year: finance ministry

[Reuters] Coronavirus threatens to trigger new round of global food crisis: China official

[Bloomberg] CLO Reckoning Arrives: Downgrade Wave Tests $700 Billion Market

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sees Record U.S. Corporate Cash Spending Cuts This Year

[Bloomberg] Fearing Big Election Loss, China Goes on Offensive in Hong Kong

[WSJ] A $100 Billion Breather: China Banks Give Borrowers a Coronavirus Debt Holiday

[FT] How strongman leaders will exploit the coronavirus crisis