Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street rises following four-day rout

[Reuters] Asian shares slump, bonds rally as virus fears grow

[Reuters] Oil rises on short-covering despite growing fears over coronavirus

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Trump to hold news conference with CDC, Toyota warns of supply chain disruption

[CNBC] US new home sales surge to 12.5-year high in January

[Reuters] Coronavirus pandemic a question of 'when' not 'if', warns U.S.

[Reuters] U.S. warned to prepare for coronavirus pandemic as Europe lockdowns spread

[Reuters] China's January auto sales fell 18.7% year-on-year, worse than forecasted

[AP] China struggles to revive manufacturing amid virus outbreak

[Reuters] Brazil confirms first coronavirus case in Latin America: source

[Reuters] Hong Kong unveils record budget deficit to cushion blow from coronavirus, protests

[Reuters] Don't give China excuse to attack Taiwan during virus outbreak, ministry advisers say

[Bloomberg] ‘High’ Risks Ahead for Italy’s Mountain of Debt, EU Says

[Bloomberg] Mediterranean Bonds Renew Risky Status on Virus-Driven Slump

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Unveils Stimulus; Korea Cases Top 1,000: Virus Update

[NYT] ‘Not Just an Italian Problem’: Coronavirus Threatens Europe’s Economy

[NYT] Coronavirus Weakens China’s Powerful Propaganda Machine

[WSJ] CDC Warns It Expects Coronavirus to Spread in U.S.

[WSJ] Yield on 10-Year U.S. Treasury Note Hits Record Low

[FT] Helicopter money is here

Tuesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stocks plunge for a second day as the Dow lost more than 800 points on Tuesday

[CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield drops to record low of 1.32% as coronavirus hits the global economy

[Reuters] U.S. dollar falls as Fed rate cut expectations rise

[Reuters] Oil slips for 3rd day as virus fears outweigh supply cuts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] CDC Tells Americans to Start Readying for Outbreak: Virus Update

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: South Korea’s cases surpass 1,000 as it reports jump of 169 infections

[CNBC] CDC outlines what closing schools, businesses would look like in a pandemic

[The Hill] San Francisco declares state of emergency over coronavirus

[Africa Times] Algerian health minister confirms first COVID-19 case

[Reuters] Canaries hotel locked down over coronavirus as Spain reports first mainland case

[Reuters] Swiss authorities confirm first case of coronavirus

[Bloomberg] Corporate Debt Market Freezes on Virus in Rare Deal Drought

[Bloomberg] Virus Threat Lifts Fed-Cut Odds With Inflation Outlook Weakening

[Bloomberg] Asia Braces for More Stock Declines on Virus Angst: Markets Wrap

[WSJ] Internet Shutdowns Become a Favorite Tool of Governments: ‘It’s Like We Suddenly Went Blind’

[FT] Sharp sell-off in junk bonds as coronavirus fears grow

[FT] Italy warns EU on budget targets as coronavirus cases rise