Sunday, April 26, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Shares jump as investors cheer lockdown easing, more stimulus

[CNBC] Oil plunges 25%, extending recent losses as storage fills

[Reuters] U.S. dollar falls as lockdowns ease and traders turn less averse to risk

[Reuters] Italian government bonds rally on S&P ratings relief

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Ex-FDA chief still sees ‘pervasive spread’ in US, VW restarts production

[Reuters] BOJ ramps up risky asset buying, pledges unlimited bond buying

[Reuters] Bank of Japan expands stimulus again as pandemic pain deepens

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bank of Japan Ramps Up Stimulus With Pledge for Unlimited Bond Buying

[AP] A flood of business bankruptcies likely in coming months

[Reuters] Apple to delay mass production of 2020 flagship iPhones: WSJ

[Reuters] Brazil consumer, business confidence slumps to lowest on record -FGV

[Bloomberg] Bank of Japan Ramps Up Stimulus With Pledge for Unlimited Bond Buying

[Bloomberg] China’s Biggest Bank Halts Retail Products in Commodities

[Bloomberg] Rich Asians Feel Pain on $10 Billion of Bond Bets After Crash

[WSJ] Pandemic Triggers a Wave of Distress, Bankruptcy in Corporate America

[WSJ] U.S. Debates How Quickly It Can Reopen

[FT] Bank of Japan steps up coronavirus stimulus with bond-buying pledge

[FT] Fed under pressure to be clearer on coronavirus outlook

[FT] Bank of Japan to tighten grip on corporate bond market

[FT] Coronavirus deepens frustrations of young in Middle East

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asia shares edge ahead, eyes on BOJ easing

[CNBC] Stock futures fall as oil declines, traders weigh prospects of re-opening the economy

[Reuters] Oil futures open lower in electronic trading

[Reuters] U.S. economy faces historic shock, with 16% joblessness possible: Trump adviser

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Singapore reports 931 new cases, global numbers above 2.9 million

[Reuters] Diamond Offshore files for bankruptcy, citing 'price war,' coronavirus

[Reuters] New York City needs $7.4 billion in federal aid amid coronavirus: mayor

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Goldman Says Narrow Breadth in S&P 500 a Bad Sign for Stocks

[Bloomberg] China’s Bank Bailouts Are Even Scarier Than They Look

[Bloomberg] World’s Biggest Wheat Supply Dries Up When Some Want It Most

[Bloomberg] Contagion Risks Build in India’s Credit Market After Fund Freeze

[NYT] Large, Troubled Companies Got Bailout Money in Small-Business Loan Program

[WSJ] Coronavirus Means the Era of Big Government Is…Back

[FT] Asia’s emerging markets brace for economic fallout of coronavirus

[FT] ECB predicted to beef up asset purchases with shift into ‘junk’ bonds

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] U.S. response to virus splinters into acrimony and uncertainty

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China says all Wuhan patients have been discharged, Russia cases top 80,000

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Biggest Central Banks Meet as Pressure Mounts to Do More

[Reuters] When oil became waste: a week of turmoil for crude, and more pain to come

[NY Post] With Kim Jong Un’s health uncertain, focus shifts to powerful sister Kim Yo Jong

[Bloomberg] The Next Chapter of the Oil Crisis: The Industry Shuts Down

[WSJ] Coronavirus Disrupted Supply Chains That Companies Are Still Fixing

[WSJ] People Were Leaving New York City Before the Coronavirus. Now What?

[WSJ] As Coronavirus Cases Climbed, Private-Equity-Owned Hospital Faced Closure

[FT] Will central banks serve up fresh stimulus?