Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Wednesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Tech sector pushes the S&P 500 to slight gain

[MarketWatch] Oil prices at 7-week low on forecast for surplus in crude supplies

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. yields mixed as investors assess virus implications

[Reuters] China's Wuhan shuts down transport as global alarm mounts over virus spread

[AP] China virus outbreak may wallop economy, financial markets

[Reuters] Factbox: What we know about the new coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

[Reuters] Italy's Di Maio quits as 5-Star leader in blow to government

[CNBC] Hedge fund giant Seth Klarman says the ‘rocket fuel’ feeding this rally will soon ‘run out’

[Reuters] Fed may tighten in second half 2020 if inflation quickens: Guggenheim CIO Minerd

[Reuters] Soleimani killing adds dangerous new dimension to Iraq unrest

[Bloomberg] China’s Lunar New Year Nightmare: 3 Billion Trips and a Virus

[Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Outflows Neared $100 Billion in 2019, Most Since 2016

[FT] Embattled Hong Kong has no choice but to reset its US dollar peg

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 aims for record on IBM support, fading China virus fears

[Reuters] Oil falls as surplus forecast overshadows Libya disruption

[Reuters] Yuan, Australian dollar struggle to wipe off coronavirus concerns

[CNBC] U.S. existing home sales surge to near two-year high

[Reuters] China virus death toll rises to nine as pandemic fears mount

[Reuters] China says new virus adapting and mutating

[CNBC] Trump says GDP would be near 4% and the Dow could be 10,000 points higher if it weren’t for the Fed

[Bloomberg] A Fresh Bout of Italian Political Risk Puts Investors on Edge

[Bloomberg] Foreigners Dump Indian Bonds Fearing Widening Budget Deficit

[WSJ] Fancy Meals and Loans for Friends: China’s Banks Face Costly Cleanup

[WSJ] Argentine Governor Rattles Markets With Plans to Delay Bond Payment

[FT] China warns push to contain coronavirus reaches critical stage

[FT] The new kings of the bond market

[FT] Fears rise that US-China economic ‘decoupling’ is irreversible