Sunday, May 3, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall St returns to losses as Buffett dumps airlines, China tensions flare

[Reuters] Global stocks fall as U.S.-China tensions threaten rebound

[Reuters] Oil falls on renewed U.S.-China tensions, global glut

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Global cases top 3.5 million, Trump predicts a vaccine by end of 2020

[Reuters] Trump administration pushing to rip global supply chains from China: officials

[Reuters] Exclusive: Internal Chinese report warns Beijing faces Tiananmen-like global backlash over virus

[CNN] China pushes back against US claims that coronavirus originated from Wuhan lab

[Politico] ‘Not the World’s Number One’: Chinese Social Media Piles On the U.S.

[Reuters] Central banks' pandemic battle could stretch into an infinity war

[Reuters] Pandemic slams global factories, activity sinks to new lows

[Reuters] J. Crew files for bankruptcy as preppy retailer succumbs to COVID-19 fallout

[Bloomberg] Trump Promises ‘Conclusive’ U.S. Report on Virus’s China Origins

[Bloomberg] Underachieving Currencies Key Threat to Emerging-Market Rebound

[FT] Central banks prop up fund industry with $100bn injection

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow futures fall more than 300 points amid concerns over reopening the economy

[Reuters] Coronavirus live updates: Virus deaths slow in Italy, NRA lays off employees

[Reuters] Oil prices open down on persistent oversupply worries

[Reuters] Pompeo says 'significant' evidence new coronavirus emerged from Chinese lab

[Reuters] White House adviser will not rule out more money for states, small businesses

[Reuters] Total coronavirus cases in Brazil rise above 100,000

[Bloomberg] Treasury’s $4 Trillion Funding Task Signals Record Auction Slate

[Bloomberg] Pompeo Says ‘Enormous Evidence’ Connects Virus to Wuhan Lab

[Bloomberg] Bolsonaro Incites New Protest With Brazil Virus Toll Rising

Sunday's News Links

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Vietnam reports first case in nine days, Roche to double antibody test production

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fears Mount About Inflation Returning With a Vengeance

[AP] Many lockdowns ease but Russia, India, UK still struggling

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Saudi Stocks Slump as Minister Warns of ‘Painful’ Measures Ahead

[Bloomberg] Treasury’s $4 Trillion Funding Task Signals Record Auction Slate

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong’s Chan Warns City Could Face Deepest Slump on Record

[WSJ] Global Brands Need China’s Consumers to Spend. They Might Have to Wait.

[FT] Central banks are storing up problems in fight to shield credit

[FT] Don’t blame German judges if they say No to ECB asset purchases

[FT] Can governments afford the debts they are piling up to stabilise economies?

[FT] US state pension system hit hard by coronavirus pandemic

[FT] Pandemic crisis offers glimpse into oil industry’s future 

[FT] Lockdown is exposing the folly of reckless financial strategies