Sunday, February 9, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street subdued as investors weigh coronavirus risks

[Reuters] Coronavirus uncertainty subdues global shares, dollar eases after rally

[Reuters] Oil slips on weaker Chinese demand, traders await OPEC+ cuts

[Reuters] Metals - Zinc sinks to multi-year low on inventory jump and China fears

[Reuters] China slowly returns to work as coronavirus toll hits daily record

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China’s international profile could diminish, Fitch says as death toll tops 900

[CNBC] Inflation in China is running rampant because of the coronavirus

[Reuters] China's producer prices break deflation spell but coronavirus risks grow

[Reuters] Top Apple iPhone maker Foxconn restarts key China plant with 10% of workers: source

[AP] Trump budget to face skepticism, overwhelming politics

[Reuters] Coronavirus cases outside China may be 'tip of the iceberg': WHO

[Reuters] Sixty more people confirmed with coronavirus on cruise ship in Japan: media

[MarketWatch] Merkel’s designated successor, Kramp-Karrenbauer, to quit after vote fiasco

[Bloomberg] ‘Nightmare’ for Global Tech: Coronavirus Fallout Just Beginning

[Bloomberg] China Inflation Accelerates on Holiday Demand and Outbreak

[Reuters] China 2019 fiscal spending up 8.1%, faster than economic growth

[Reuters] Taiwan scrambles armed jets as Chinese air force flies around island

[Bloomberg] China Virus to Spur Yet Higher Prices as Farm Links Disrupted

[Bloomberg] China’s Hurting Banks Brace for Worst-Case Economic Scenario

[Bloomberg] China’s Stressed Borrowers Face Wall of Debt Coming Due in March

[Bloomberg] China’s Virus-Stricken Cities Remain World’s Biggest Ghost Towns

[Bloomberg] Coronavirus May Infect Up to 500,000 in Wuhan Before It Peaks

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Is Showing Symptoms of a Failed State

[FT] Xi Jinping faces China’s Chernobyl moment

[FT] Turkey imposes tighter controls on lira

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian markets fall as coronavirus concerns weigh on sentiment

[Reuters] Wall Street futures fall as coronavirus toll rises, China plans return to work

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China says death toll tops 900 as confirmed cases cross 40,000

[Reuters] China reports 97 new coronavirus deaths on mainland on Sunday, toll rises to 908

[Reuters] Trump to propose cuts in foreign aid and social safety nets in budget: officials

[Reuters] Deal reached to cut bankrupt Puerto Rico's debt by $24 billion

[NYT] Ransomware Attacks Grow, Crippling Cities and Businesses

[WSJ] Smallest U.S. Firms Struggle to Find Workers

[WSJ] The Agony of the Tesla Bears: $8.4 Billion of Losses in Five Weeks

[FT] China seeks to restart economy despite coronavirus outbreak