Tuesday, January 21, 2020

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

Tuesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow falls more than 100 points amid first US case of coronavirus, big decline in Boeing

[CNN] CDC confirms first US case of Wuhan coronavirus

[Reuters] Factbox: How a virus impacts the economy and markets

[Reuters] Factbox: Major severe coronavirus outbreaks in the past 20 years

[CNBC] Housing market falling short by nearly 4 million homes as demand grows

[CNBC] Boeing doesn’t expect regulators to sign off on 737 Max until June or July

[AP] IMF downgrade of growth outlook ups pressure on India’s Modi

[Reuters] North Korea abandons nuclear freeze pledge, blames 'brutal' U.S. sanctions