Sunday, April 5, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street opens higher on coronavirus slowdown hopes

[MarketWatch] Gold rises, aims for highest close in nearly a month

[Reuters] Oil edges down after Saudi Arabia, Russia delay meeting

[Reuters] Trump open to big oil tariffs, but doesn't expect to need them

[AP] Japan’s PM to declare state of emergency as early as Tuesday

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Virus Peril May Make April Cruelest Month for Emerging Markets

[CNBC] Moscow and Riyadh are ‘very, very close’ to an oil deal, says Russia’s sovereign wealth fund chief

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Germany drafts plan to end lockdown, Spain’s daily death toll declines

[Reuters] Japan's Abe unveils 'massive' coronavirus stimulus worth 20% of GDP

[Reuters] Boris Johnson in hospital with persistent COVID-19 symptoms but still working

[Yahoo/FT] Bailey rejects monetary financing as tool in virus crisis

[Bloomberg] Emerging Currencies Under Threat From Covid-19 Face Further Declines

[Bloomberg] The No. 1 Source of Stock Demand Is a Goner, for Years to Come

[Bloomberg] Dollar Squeeze Worsens in Lebanon as Government Asks for Aid

[NYT] U.S. Is Nowhere Close to Reopening the Economy, Experts Say

[NYT] European Banks Prepared for a Crisis. But Not This One.

[NYT] Young Adults, Burdened With Debt, Are Now Facing an Economic Crisis

[WSJ] Texas Gets Double Punch From Coronavirus and Oil Shock. ‘There’s No Avoiding This One.’

[WSJ] Homeowners Relying on Short-Term Rental Income Stung By Wave of Coronavirus Cancellations

[FT] Emerging economies set to struggle to meet debt obligations

[FT] The liquidity ‘collapse’ is a modern-day cobra effect

[FT] How big could the Fed’s balance sheet get?

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Oil drops 7% following a record surge last week, as OPEC meeting on a production cut is delayed

[CNBC] Stocks are set to jump at Monday’s open, Dow futures rise 600 points

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Tiger at the Bronx Zoo tests positive for the coronavirus, British PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests

[Reuters] U.S. banking group warns of 'massive' delays, tech issues with small-business rescue program

[Bloomberg] Oil Negotiators Race for Global Pact With U.S. Role in Balance

Sunday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] British PM Boris Johnson admitted to hospital for tests over ‘persistent’ coronavirus symptoms

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: US bank group warns of ‘massive’ delays in small-business rescue program

[CNBC] Bill Gates calls coronavirus pandemic a ‘nightmare scenario,’ but predicts lower death toll than Trump

[NY Post] Cuomo: New York may be hitting coronavirus apex as state deaths dip slightly

[Reuters] Italy starts to look ahead to 'phase two' as COVID-19 death toll slows

[AP] Europe sees more signs of hope as Italy’s virus curve falls