Thursday, February 27, 2020

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street tumbles again on virus fears, confirming correction

[CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield hovers near all-time low

[Reuters] Dollar falls, euro has best day since May 2018

[Reuters] Oil prices dive to lowest in over a year as virus fears grow

[CNN] CDC confirms the first US coronavirus case of 'unknown' origin. The California patient was hospitalized for days before getting tested

[Reuters] No country will be spared, warn experts, as fight against coronavirus ramps up

[CNBC] California is monitoring at least 8,400 people for the coronavirus

[CNBC] WHO says coronavirus entered Iran ‘undetected,’ warns outbreak could be worse than is known

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China reports 44 additional deaths, Moody’s warns about global recession

[Reuters] Blowout fear for FX markets as coronavirus stirs dormant vol trades

[AP] US pending home sales climbed 5.2% in January

[Reuters] Schools shut, travel curbed as world races to fight coronavirus

[Reuters] Italy plays down coronavirus risk as death toll rises, cases jump

[BBC] Syria war: 29 Turkish troops killed in air strike in Idlib

[Washington Examiner] Turkey readies for conflict with Russia in Syria

[NYT] Coronavirus in N.Y.: Growing Anxiety as Doctors Prepare for an Epidemic

[WSJ] U.S. Stocks Slide Into a Correction as Virus Fears Show No Sign of Easing

[WSJ] Why Coronavirus Spreads So Fast: Symptoms Are Mild and People Are Global

[FT] Hedge funds feel the pain after raising ‘long’ bets

[FT] China’s start-ups struggle as coronavirus fear hits funding

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