Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stimulus hope, virus containment steps fuel renewed equity surge

[Reuters] Oil jumps 3% on reports of effective coronavirus drug

[CNBC] Private payrolls soar in January, the best monthly gain in nearly 5 years

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: WHO says there are ‘no known’ treatments, ECB chief says outbreak fuels economic uncertainty

[Reuters] China virus toll nears 500; cruise ships, Hong Kong flights hit

[Reuters] Passengers quarantined on coronavirus-hit cruise ship off Japan

[Reuters] China's services sector growth hits three-month low in January: Caixin PMI

[Reuters] Companies feel impact of coronavirus outbreak in China

[Reuters] U.S. to review new curbs on Huawei, China in Feb meeting: sources

[Bloomberg] Central Bankers Roll Out Anti-Virus Efforts in Southeast Asia

[Bloomberg] China Epidemic Threatens a Broader Wave of Defaults in 2020

[Bloomberg] Weak Growth Drags Credit Health of India Firms to 8-Year Low

[FT] Investors need to position for a US-China clash of civilisations

[FT] Why coffee has been caught up in the coronavirus sell-off

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street jumps as China stimulus measures soothe virus worries

[Reuters] Treasuries - Yields rise as traders encouraged by China response to coronavirus

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Death toll in China hits 490, as confirmed cases cross 24,000

[AP] China’s virus outbreak weighs on global business

[Reuters] Another day, another record: Tesla shares march toward $1,000

[CNBC] Tesla draws comparisons to past speculative bubbles: ‘Stock is going to get absolutely clobbered’

[Bloomberg] China Is About to Find Out Whether Its Mass Quarantine Worked

[Bloomberg] A $9 Billion Flip-Flop by ETF Traders Shows Unease Over Stocks

[NYT] U.S. Oil Industry Is Already Suffering From the Coronavirus

[WSJ] China Marshals Its Surveillance Powers Against Coronavirus

[FT] House price growth falters globally