Wednesday, January 22, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Virus fears sap stocks; ECB gets ready for rethink

[CNBC] Mainland Chinese stocks drop as much as 3.5% as coronavirus fears grip investors

[Reuters] Oil slump deepens as China virus casts cloud over fuel demand, economy

[Reuters] China orders 'unprecedented' lockdown of two cities at virus epicenter

[CNBC] White House has started work on second round of tax cuts to boost growth, Mnuchin says

[CNBC] ECB launches review that will redefine its mission and tools

[Reuters] Japan exports shrink for 13th month in further blow to economy

[Reuters] China central bank to lower funding costs, prevent debt and inflation risks: adviser

[Reuters] After China trade deal, Europe and UK next on Trump's to-do list

[Reuters] Lebanon's new government may have little reserves left to stabilize economy

[Bloomberg] China Traders Dump Stocks With Any Link to Virus Epicenter Wuhan

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Trade Deal Hastens China’s Retreat From U.S. Farmers

[Bloomberg] ‘Peak Greed’ Fuels Record Junk Bond Sales in Europe

[Bloomberg] Amateur Investors Are Making Risky Bets That Could Wipe Them Out

[Bloomberg] HNA Faces $500 Million Debt Deadline Before Lunar New Year

[Bloomberg] State Bank Chairman Says Yes Bank ‘Will Not Be Allowed to Fail’

[Bloomberg] CLOs Are Packed With New Loopholes, Triggering Investor Backlash

[Bloomberg] Inside China’s Virus Zone, Unease Grips a City in Lockdown

[WSJ] Ebullient Mood in Davos Should Put Investors on Edge

[WSJ] Political Turmoil Triggers Slump in Italian Assets

[FT] Eurozone bankers launch fresh push against negative rates

[FT] Wuhan hospitals overwhelmed as China fights coronavirus

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