Sunday, January 26, 2020

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

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Stocks drop as new coronavirus fears escalate

[Reuters] U.S. stock futures fall 1 percent as coronavirus fears spread

[Reuters] Yen jumps, yuan slumps on worries China struggling to contain virus

[Reuters] China's death toll from coronavirus rises to 80: government statement

[CNBC] Fifth US case of coronavirus confirmed in Arizona, health officials say

[Bloomberg] Stocks Tumble With Oil; Yen Climbs With Treasuries: Markets Wrap

[Bloomberg] Gold Extends Surge as Virus Spread Spurs Rush to Haven Assets

[Bloomberg] Peak Permian Is Approaching Faster Than You Think

[WSJ] China Urges Calm Over Virus During ‘Critical Period’

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] China scrambles to contain 'strengthening' virus

[CNBC] Third US case of coronavirus confirmed in California, health officials say

[Reuters] Latest on the coronavirus spreading in China and beyond

[Reuters] Canada identifies first case of coronavirus

[CNBC] How coronavirus is beginning to hit China’s economy

[Bloomberg] China Mulls Extending Holiday and Warns Virus Spreading Fast

[Bloomberg] Emerging Markets on Edge as Viral Outbreak Spreads from China

[NYT] Effects of Coronavirus Begin Echoing Far From Wuhan Epicenter

[WSJ] China Orders Centralized Response to Virus Outbreak as Alert Level Rises