Monday, June 1, 2020

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street gains as recovery hopes overshadow U.S. protests

[CNBC] Live updates: DC mayor sets earlier curfew after ‘significant damage’ Sunday night

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Gilead antiviral drug helps patients with ‘moderate’ cases; airline passengers get temperature checks

[Reuters] Wall Street and Fed fly blind as coronavirus upends annual stress tests

[Bloomberg] Mortgage Sector Off to Worst Start Since 2013 Despite Fed Help

[WSJ] ‘Bankrupt in Just Two Weeks’—Individual Investors Get Burned by Collapse of Complex Securities

[WSJ] China’s Barely Begun Economic Recovery Shows Signs of Stalling

[WSJ] Saudi Arabia, Russia Inch Toward Deal on Postlockdown Oil Cuts

[WSJ] Remote Work Could Spark Housing Boom in Suburbs, Smaller Cities

Monday's News Links

[CNBC] Stocks are slightly lower to begin June as Wall Street aims for third straight monthly advance

[Reuters] Global stocks buoyant, dollar slips as economies start to unlock

[Reuters] Trump, attorney general to meet as U.S. cities smolder amid protests

[Reuters] China warns U.S. it will retaliate on moves over Hong Kong

[CNBC] China asks state firms to halt purchases of U.S. soybeans, pork, sources say

[Reuters] Escalating China tensions could become an obstacle for U.S. stock rally

[AP] States, cities plead for virus aid as Congress faces crises

[CNBC] Wall Street and Fed fly blind as coronavirus upends annual stress tests

[Reuters] Asia's factory pain worsens as China's recovery fails to lift demand

[Reuters] Hong Kong finance secretary says no plans to change U.S. dollar peg

[Bloomberg] China Halts Some U.S. Farm Imports, Threatening Trade Deal

[NYT] Poor Countries Face a Debt Crisis ‘Unlike Anything We Have Seen’

[WSJ] U.S. Stocks Are Outpacing the Rest of the World

[WSJ] Saudi Foreign Reserves Drop in April on Wealth-Fund Transfer

[FT] America’s inequalities burst into the open

[FT] China blasts Trump over his response to US unrest

[FT] A revival stalled: coronavirus in America’s rust-belt