Thursday, March 5, 2020

Friday's New Links

[Reuters] Stocks tank as virus fears spur flight to safety

[Reuters] World stocks succumb to virus fears, Treasury yields hit record lows

[CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield hits all-time low under 0.7% as flight to bonds continues

[CNBC] Gold up 1% on way to biggest weekly gain in 11 years as virus risks mount

[Reuters] Oil slides by 4% after Russia rejects steeper OPEC+ cut

[CNBC] Job growth smashes expectations for February as unemployment falls back to 3.5%

[AP] US trade deficit narrows to $45.3 billion in January

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Global cases top 100,000, US accuses China of setting back containment

[Reuters] Coronavirus wreaks financial havoc as infections near 100,000

[CNBC] It’s ‘unreal’ in Italy as coronavirus cases top 3,800; France infections rise sharply

[Reuters] Coronavirus cases surge across U.S. as Americans face looming outbreak

[Reuters] South Korea protests Japanese travel curbs as coronavirus ignites diplomatic row

[Reuters] China's banking regulator sees rise in bad loans, says China can absorb risks

[Bloomberg] Credit-Risk Concerns Build as Key Market Stress Indicator Surges

[Bloomberg] Sovereign Bond Yield Collapse Shows the World Is in Crisis Mode

[WSJ] Coronavirus Snarls Trans-Pacific Shipping and Ripples Through U.S. Business

[FT] Very dark signals are coming from bond markets

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street drops over 3% on virus fears, travel shares slammed

[Reuters] Gold jumps 2% as virus fears put premium on safety

[CNBC] Coronavirus cases in New York doubled overnight, as Gov. Cuomo confirms 11 new infections

[Reuters] OPEC backs biggest oil cut since 2008 crisis, awaits Russia

[Reuters] Coronavirus' shadow looms over emerging market currencies

[Reuters] Unshackled by EU, countries have fiscal freedom to fight coronavirus

[NYT] ‘Almost Without Precedent’: Airline Industry Hit Hard by Coronavirus

[Bloomberg] Muni-Bond Yields Jump Over Treasuries for First Time Since 2016