Sunday, May 31, 2020

Monday's News Links

[CNBC] Stocks are slightly lower to begin June as Wall Street aims for third straight monthly advance

[Reuters] Global stocks buoyant, dollar slips as economies start to unlock

[Reuters] Trump, attorney general to meet as U.S. cities smolder amid protests

[Reuters] China warns U.S. it will retaliate on moves over Hong Kong

[CNBC] China asks state firms to halt purchases of U.S. soybeans, pork, sources say

[Reuters] Escalating China tensions could become an obstacle for U.S. stock rally

[AP] States, cities plead for virus aid as Congress faces crises

[CNBC] Wall Street and Fed fly blind as coronavirus upends annual stress tests

[Reuters] Asia's factory pain worsens as China's recovery fails to lift demand

[Reuters] Hong Kong finance secretary says no plans to change U.S. dollar peg

[Bloomberg] China Halts Some U.S. Farm Imports, Threatening Trade Deal

[NYT] Poor Countries Face a Debt Crisis ‘Unlike Anything We Have Seen’

[WSJ] U.S. Stocks Are Outpacing the Rest of the World

[WSJ] Saudi Foreign Reserves Drop in April on Wealth-Fund Transfer

[FT] America’s inequalities burst into the open

[FT] China blasts Trump over his response to US unrest

[FT] A revival stalled: coronavirus in America’s rust-belt

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Drop as Protests Grow; Yen Up: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Dow futures fall 200 points, with Wall Street set to give back some of May’s strong gains

[CNBC] Live updates: U.S. crisis deepens as protests erupt over police brutality amid deadly pandemic and record unemployment

[Reuters] Retailers already hit by coronavirus board up as U.S. protests rage

[AP] US food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high

[AP] Infected workers, parts shortages slow auto factory restarts

[AP] China’s manufacturing still sluggish as virus hits exports

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] OPEC+ to Discuss Short Extension of Oil Output Cuts

[Reuters] Bolsonaro joins rally against Brazil's top court; judge warns democracy at risk

[Bloomberg] Pompeo Says U.S. Now Has No Basis to Treat Hong Kong Specially

[NYT] In Hong Kong, China Threatens Businesses and Workers

[WSJ] U.S.-China Disputes Growing Harder to Solve

[WSJ] Cities’ Next Coronavirus Dilemma: Cut Essential Services or Take On More Debt