Thursday, May 14, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slide on Rising Trade Concern: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Investors Flee Risk on U.S.-China Row, Powell Warning

[Reuters] Oil back at early April highs as demand shows signs of picking up

[Reuters] Coronavirus savages U.S. retail sales again in April

[Reuters] U.S. House aims to pass $3 trillion Democratic coronavirus bill rejected by Republicans

[CNBC] US-China tensions rise as Trump administration moves to cut Huawei off from global chip suppliers

[Reuters] China ready to put Apple, other U.S. companies in 'unreliable entity list': Global Times

[Reuters] China's factory output posts first increase for 2020 but consumption still weak

[Reuters] Coronavirus updates: Germany reports 913 new cases; restaurants reopen in Australia’s biggest state

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Is All In: Here Are the Key Features of Its Lending

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Buys $305 Million of ETFs at Launch of Historic Program

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Germany Plunges Into Recession With Biggest Slump in Decade

[FT] How bank hedging jolted investors into talk of negative rates

[Bloomberg] Virus Revives Worst-Case Scenarios for U.S.-China Relationship

[Bloomberg] China’s Cautious Economic Reboot Is a Warning for the World

[Bloomberg] Brazil Reports New Record of Covid Daily Cases With 13,944

[WSJ] Who’s on the Hook for Skipped Mortgage Payments?

[WSJ] Coronavirus to Slow U.S. Meat Production for Months, CEO Says

[FT] US escalates China tensions with tighter Huawei controls

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures open flat after Thursday’s strong gains on Wall Street

[CNBC] White House would likely support a new round of stimulus checks, sources say

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Nascar to return to Georgia in June without fans, New Jersey beaches to reopen

[Reuters] Fed corporate bond program starts with a fizzle as total assets near $7 trln

[Reuters] Seven weeks into coronavirus lockdowns, Fed has a new, darker message

[Reuters] McConnell: U.S. Republicans open to future possible coronavirus relief bill

[Reuters] California governor slashes budget in COVID-19 economic crisis

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mexico Central Bank Cuts Key Rate to Lowest Level Since 2016

[Bloomberg] Pressure Is Building on the Yuan Ahead of Key Political Meeting

[Bloomberg] Banks Refusing to Lend in India Prompt $62 Billion Rescue Deal

[NYT] The Pandemic Helped Topple Two Retailers. So Did Private Equity.

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street closes with strong gains as recovery hopes offset pandemic fears

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Jumps to Five-Week High Amid an Optimistic Demand Outlook

[AP] Trump: Virus shows supply chains should be moved from China

[AP] McConnell hits Democrats’ ‘totally unserious’ relief bill

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Whistleblower testifies about vaccines, Trump aims to stockpile 300 million N95 masks

[Reuters] Trump pivots to embrace a strong U.S. dollar

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fannie-Freddie Forbearance Rule Sows Fears of Mortgage Hangover

[Reuters] U.S. faces 'darkest winter' if pandemic planning falls short: whistleblower

[Reuters] Exclusive: Turkey seeks global funding help to gird against lira shock

[Reuters] Saudi central bank says committed to local currency peg to U.S dollar

[Bloomberg] An $8 Trillion Spree Sets Clock Ticking for Bonds’ Judgment Day

[Bloomberg] The Coronavirus Crisis Could Lead to the Mother of All Trade Imbalances

[Bloomberg] Fed Is All In: Here Are the Key Features of Its Lending Programs

[FT] Trump threatens to cut off relations with China

[FT] Tett: Swamped bankruptcy courts threaten US recovery