Thursday, June 4, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street jumps on surprise fall in unemployment rate

[CNBC] 10-year Treasury yield surges above 0.9% after better-than-expected jobs report

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Rallies With Strong Jobs Data Adding to OPEC+ Cut Optimism

[CNBC] May unemployment rate comes in at 13.3%, better than the 19.5% expected

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: WHO sees ‘upticks’ in cases amid reopening; global deaths cross 390,000

[Reuters] OPEC+ to meet Saturday on extending cuts, pushing for compliance

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

[Reuters] Bargain-conscious Americans lift used-car sales in the coronavirus economy

[Reuters] Japan's household spending falls at record pace as virus stalls economy

[Reuters] COVID-19 crisis shakes Brazil, but Bolsonaro keeps impeachment at bay

[Reuters] U.S. warship sails through Taiwan Strait on Tiananmen anniversary

[CNBC] China grows ‘more assertive’ in world politics as the U.S. leaves behind a vacuum, ex-diplomat says

[Reuters] U.S. military commander says China pushing territorial claims under cover of coronavirus

[CNBC] Earth has hottest May on record, with 2020 on track to be one of the top 10 warmest years

[Bloomberg] Senators Push ‘Unprecedented’ Sanctions on China Over Hong Kong

[NYT] Tenants’ Troubles Put Stress on Commercial Real Estate

[WSJ] European Central Bank Ramps Up Stimulus Program Beyond $1.5 Trillion

[WSJ] Payment Problems Rise in Fast-Growing Private-Debt Market

[WSJ] Investors Climb Back Into Riskiest Emerging-Market Bonds

[FT] Investors pump $22.5bn into US bond funds

[FT] Donald Trump seeks ways to crack down on US-listed Chinese companies

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] S&P 500 closes down, snapping four-day rally

[MarketWatch] 10-year Treasury yield pushes above 0.80% as bond-market breaks out of doldrums

[CNBC] CDC is worried Americans aren’t following its advice as the number of U.S. coronavirus cases continues to rise

[CNBC] U.S. coronavirus cases have been slowly ticking up since Memorial Day

[Reuters] Exclusive: Pompeo to urge stock exchanges globally to tighten rules for Chinese companies

[Reuters] US bond funds see near record weekly inflow as money market funds drain

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Market Flashes Stagflation Alarm After Fed’s Gusher of Cash

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Italian Bonds Back in Vogue After Lagarde Exceeds Market Hopes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil’s Recovery Is Being Threatened by the Discord Rattling OPEC+

[FT] Hong Kong’s dollar peg faces new scrutiny as security law looms