Monday, January 27, 2020

Monday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow posts worst day since October and turns negative for the year as coronavirus fears grow

[Reuters] Treasuries - Yields at three-month lows, yield curve flattens as coronavirus spreads

[Reuters] Safe havens up, Aussie, yuan weaken as coronavirus toll rises

[Reuters] Oil sinks to three-month lows as coronavirus raises demand fears

[Reuters] U.S. stock rally faces major test as China virus spreads

[Reuters] Coronavirus weighs on US leveraged loan market

[Reuters] U.S. CDC says no new confirmed cases of coronavirus, 110 under investigation

[Reuters] U.S. State Department warns against visiting China, citing coronavirus

[Forbes] The Coronavirus Is A Black Swan Event That May Have Serious Repercussions For The U.S. Economy And Job Market

[AP] Fed seems content with low rates but confronts challenges

[Bloomberg] Honda Evacuates, Starbucks Stores Shut: Virus Impact on Business

[Bloomberg] World’s Pile of Negative Debt Surges by the Most Since 2016

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] China virus fears push stocks to two-week low, safe havens gain

[Reuters] Gold gains 1% as virus fears fan growth worries

[Reuters] Oil extends declines as fears grow over China virus

[Reuters] Chinese premier visits virus epicenter as death toll hits 80

[Reuters] China county offers reward for identifying people from virus-hit Wuhan

[Reuters] Mongolia shuts universities, border crossings to halt virus spread

[Reuters] U.S. new home sales drop for third straight month in December

[MarketWatch] Fed starts some tricky communications with financial markets this week

[Reuters] Fed's first hurdle in 2020: Dispensing with 'QE Lite'

[Reuters] German government to raise 2020 economic growth forecast to 1.1%: sources

[Bloomberg] China’s Financial Markets Likely to Stay Shut on Extended Break

[Bloomberg] Safe Havens Shine as Spreading Virus Spurs Rush to Buy Gold

[Bloomberg] Crop Futures Slump as Spreading Virus Threatens Chinese Demand

[Bloomberg] Debt Clock Ticks as Lebanon Deploys Troops Before Budget Debate

[WSJ] Deadly Infection Keeps Chinese Consumers From Spending

[WSJ] Wuhan Mayor Says Beijing Rules Partially Responsible for Lack of Transparency

[FT] Stress index sinks to new low as Fed sedates markets

[FT] China’s top lithium producer struggles under debt load