Sunday, May 3, 2020

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