Sunday, March 15, 2020

Monday's News Links

[CNBC] S&P 500 recovers some of its steep losses after halt, now down 6%

[Reuters] Stocks pounded as Fed's aggressive rate cut fans recession fears

[Reuters] Brent falls 10%, WTI below $30 as coronavirus spreads

[Reuters] Yen jumps as traders seek safety despite Fed's slashing rates

[Reuters] Fed slashes rates, global central banks coordinate to cushion coronavirus blow

[Reuters] NZ central bank slashes rates at emergency meeting as coronavirus worsens

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: New York City to limit restaurants and bars to take-out and delivery, movie theaters to shut

[Reuters] Big U.S. banks halt stock buybacks, citing customer needs during coronavirus

[Reuters] New York City, Los Angeles mayors order restaurants, bars, theaters closed for coronavirus

[Reuters] More U.S. retailers shut stores to limit coronavirus spread

[Reuters] China Jan-Feb property investment down 16.3% y/y, sales plunge by nearly 40%

[Bloomberg] VIX Futures Flash Market Fear With Jump to Highest Since 2009

[Bloomberg] China’s Resistance to the Global Equity Rout Is Now Crumbling

[Bloomberg] China Home Price Growth Stalls, Sales Plunge Amid Virus Shutdown

[Bloomberg] Libor Plunge Risks Wreaking Havoc in $670 Billion CLO Market

[WSJ] In Market Rout, ETFs Are Where the Action Is

[FT] Whatever the Federal Reserve just did, it may not help much

[Financial Times] Dire Chinese economic data reveals devastating coronavirus hit

[Financial Times] US investors brace for ratings downgrades as turmoil deepens

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Stocks plunge as Fed's emergency rate cut fails to calm panic

[CNBC] Federal Reserve cuts rates to zero and launches massive $700 billion quantitative easing program

[Reuters] Fed slashes rates, rips open crisis tool kit to cushion coronavirus blow

[CNBC] Stock futures drop — hit ‘limit down’ — even as Fed slashes rates; Dow futures off 1,000 points

[Reuters] U.S. 10-year Treasury futures price up after Fed cuts rates to near zero

[FXStreet] WTI Crude Oil tumbles toward $31 on shock Fed cut amid the coronavirus crisis

[CNBC] Powell says the Fed doesn’t see negative rates as ‘appropriate’ policy for the United States

[Reuters] Dollar slips as Fed leads world with emergency rate cuts

[CNBC] CDC recommends canceling events with 50 or more people for the next eight weeks throughout US

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Fed slashes rates, New York governor wants Trump to mobilize the military

[Reuters] Worries grow over northern hospitals as Italy's coronavirus toll grows

[CNBC] Here’s what’s worrying pros about the massive Fed move to save the markets from the coronavirus

[MoneyWeb/Bloomberg] The S&P 500 had its choppiest week since Hoover was US president

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Coordinate to Ensure Dollar Liquidity Around World

[Bloomberg] Gold Climbs After Fed Cuts Interest Rates as Virus Spreads

[Bloomberg] The Fed’s Future Is Already Here in Return to Zero Rate World

[Bloomberg] Key Source of Corporate Cash Seizing Up Amid Credit Market Rout

[WSJ] Fed Cuts Rates to Near Zero and Will Relaunch Bond-Buying Program

[FT] Fed cuts rates to zero as part of sweeping crisis measures