Thursday, February 20, 2020

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow falls more than 100 points after suffering a sudden midday sell-off that confused traders

[Reuters] U.S. dollar, bonds get safe-haven rush as virus spreads

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China reports 118 more deaths, South Korea cases spike

[Reuters] China reports uptick in new coronavirus cases though downward trend holds

[Reuters] Japan's factory activity shrinks at fastest pace since 2012 on coronavirus jolt

[Bloomberg] Fannie-Freddie May Be Freed With Treasury Backstop, Mnuchin Says

Thursday's News Links

[CNBC] Dow falls 150 points, S&P 500 and Nasdaq pull back from record highs

[Reuters] Dollar tramples yen and everything else in its path

[Reuters] Yen's safe-haven status under siege as Japan's economy sputters

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: US hospitals prepare for possible pandemic, Air France tallies ‘brutal’ impact from outbreak

[Reuters] China Jan new bank loans hit record, more policy support seen

[UK Guardian] South Korean city on high alert as coronavirus cases soar at 'cult' church

[Reuters] China cuts benchmark lending rate to prop up virus-hit economy

[CNBC] Morgan Stanley to buy E-Trade for $13 billion in latest deal for online brokerage industry

[CNBC] Fed Vice Chair Clarida throws cold water on traders pricing in a rate cut

[Reuters] Manufacturers entangled in logistical nightmare as virus-hit China limps back to work

[Bloomberg] China’s Credit Surged in January Before Virus Froze Economy

[Bloomberg] Emerging-Market Businesses Binge on U.S. Dollar Bonds

[Bloomberg] Euro Is Swept Up in Global Funding Frenzy and Set for More Pain

[Bloomberg] South Korea Posts Surge in Coronavirus Cases Tied to Church

[Bloomberg] China’s Neighbors at Risk as Deadly Virus Continues to Spread

[WSJ] Energy Companies Face Looming Debt Burden

[FT] Coronavirus puts stocks at ‘high’ risk of correction, Goldman warns

[FT] Debt markets should pay attention to Lebanese stand-off