Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks slump on alarm over fast-spreading virus

[Reuters] U.S. Treasury yields continue fall; yield on 10-year notes hits new record low

[Reuters] Asian stocks slide deeper as pandemic fears grow

[Reuters] Oil falls for fifth day on demand concerns as coronavirus spreads

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Possible community spread in US, Japan to close all schools

[AP] US economy grew at 2.1% rate in Q4 but virus threat looms

[AP] US orders for durable goods slip 0.2% in January

[Reuters] World scrambles to curb fast-spreading coronavirus

[Reuters] South Korea reports 505 new coronavirus cases, postpones military drill with U.S. troops

[Reuters] Coronavirus spreads faster outside China, stoking global fears

[Bloomberg] Quant Warnings Grow Louder Over Beloved Defensive Stock Trade

[Bloomberg] Foreigners Exit Asian Markets at Fastest Pace in Years on Virus

[Bloomberg] History Shows Gold’s Rally May Only Just Be Getting Started

[WSJ] Treasury Yields Hit Fresh Record Lows; Energy Bonds Slide

[FT] Coronavirus disruption at Samsung could threaten S Korea economy

Wednesday Evening Links

[CNBC] CDC confirms first possible ‘community spread’ coronavirus case in US

[Reuters] Stocks, oil fall as coronavirus fears grip markets

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: US confirms new case, Moody’s slashes auto forecast

[CBS] Korean Air Flight Attendant Working LAX Flights Diagnosed With Coronavirus

[USNWR] New York Monitoring 83 People for Possible Coronavirus, Governor Says No Confirmed Cases

[Reuters] U.S. warns of coronavirus pandemic as Latin America reports first case

[Reuters] Lower mortgage rates, mild weather lift U.S. new home sales to twelve and a half year high

[Reuters] Germany 'heading for epidemic' as virus spreads faster outside China

[Reuters] Moody's cuts 2020 global auto sales outlook on coronavirus hit

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Virus Damage to China’s Economy Clear From Early Indicators

[Bloomberg] Global Credit Market Seizes Up as Coronavirus Halts Bond Sales

[Bloomberg] Biggest Junk-Bond ETF Suffers Stampede With Credit-Market Freeze

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sees Virus Lifting Gold to $1,800 as ‘Last Resort’ Haven

[Bloomberg] Manhattan’s Hotel Glut Spooked Buyers, Grinding Sales to a Halt

[Bloomberg] Credit Markets Are Finally on the Same Scary Page as Stocks

[Bloomberg] Most New Infections Now Outside China, WHO Says: Virus Update

[WSJ] China Tightens Screening of Travelers, Fearing Reinfection From Abroad

[WSJ] As China’s Economy Suffers, Xi Faces Pressure to Lift Virus Restrictions

[FT] Demise of ‘carry trade’ spells gloom for the Australian dollar