Monday, March 16, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks higher after Wall Street's steepest plunge since 1987

[Reuters] German Bund yields reach one-month high, French, Spanish sell-off continues

[Reuters] Asian stocks fall in volatile session after historic Wall St. plunge

[Reuters] Oil falls to $30 on recession fears and Saudi pump war

[Reuters] Offshore dollar funding markets flash amber as squeeze intensifies

[Reuters] Trump administration to seek $850 billion to stem virus' economic fallout: report

[Reuters] Trump and U.S. states ramp up drive to slow spread of coronavirus

[AP] Retail sales fall 0.5% in February, indicating weakness before virus hit with force

[Reuters] Large U.S. banks plan to access Fed's discount window

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Iran frees prisoners; Macron says ‘we are at war’

[Reuters] Coronavirus to cause global recession, surge in defaults: S&P Global

[Reuters] Goldman sees China's economy shrinking 9% in first quarter amid coronavirus outbreak

[Reuters] Turkish central bank cuts rates early, by 100 basis points

[Bloomberg] Treasury Futures Domino That Helped Drive Fed’s $5 Trillion Repo

[Bloomberg] ECB Provides Banks With $120 Billion to Prevent Squeeze

[Bloomberg] Central Banks Preferring to Blast Through Ammo, Not Save It

[Bloomberg] Evaporated, Collapsed: Strategists Dissect Stock Liquidity Woes

[Bloomberg] France Ready to Nationalize Firms as EU Heavyweights Take Charge

[Bloomberg] India Could be Next Virus Hotspot With an ‘Avalanche’ of Cases

[Bloomberg] ‘We Call It Uninvestible’: Views on Markets After Another Rout

[Bloomberg] Trump’s ‘Chinese Virus’ Tweet Adds Fuel to Fire With Beijing

[NYT] As Market Convulses, Big Banks Plan to Borrow Funds From Fed

[WSJ] Fed Deploys Its Full Arsenal, but It Still Has Some Tools

[WSJ] How Bad Could Markets Get? History Says Much Worse

[WSJ] A Generational War Is Brewing Over Coronavirus

[FT] Coronavirus forces Manila to shut all financial markets

[FT] Coronavirus sell-off weighs heavily on bond and equity issuance

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street sinks as Fed's shock cut increases worries over virus spread

[CNBC] Oil drops nearly 10%, breaking below $29 as demand evaporates

[Reuters] Treasuries - Yields fall after Fed action, but above last week's lows

[Reuters] Senate developing third U.S. coronavirus economic relief bill - Grassley

[The Hill] Schumer to propose at least $750 billion to combat coronavirus

[Reuters] Airline bailouts? Cash handouts? Debate deepens on inoculating economy against coronavirus

[CNBC] Canada closing borders to non-citizens because of coronavirus

[Yahoo] Coronavirus: Merkel announces sweeping shutdown in Germany

[Reuters] ECB's Lagarde ready to do what needed to protect euro zone: Italy finance minister

[Reuters] New York Fed adds $500 billion in overnight repo support to keep reserves 'ample'

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Dow sinks, Trump offers August timeline, SF orders ‘stay home’

[CNBC] US airlines seek more than $50 billion in government assistance as coronavirus roils business

[Reuters] Explainer: What's in the U.S. coronavirus aid bill?

[CNBC] Romney proposes sending $1,000 checks to every American to ease coronavirus economic pain

[Reuters] Coronavirus: First test of a U.S. financial system 10 years in repair

[WSJ] What Happens to the Economy When Everything Stops?

[WSJ] Another Problem for the Fed: Banks Pressured as Clients Scramble for Cash

[FT] How the Federal Reserve has moved to support the financial system — explained

[FT] US bond market volatility hits highest level since 2009

[FT] Investors call for Fed help in ‘frozen’ commercial paper market

[FT] Investors clamour for ECB support in Italian bond slump