Sunday, June 14, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Drop, Bonds Up on Second-Wave Worries: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks, oil under pressure amid fears of second wave of pandemic

[Reuters] Aussie, kiwi, and yuan fall on worries about second wave of coronavirus

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Rally After Beijing Cases Add to Second-Wave Fears

[Reuters] Oil drops as new coronavirus outbreaks raise fuel demand concerns

[Reuters] Coronavirus resurgence in Beijing prompts reinstatement of tough measures

[Reuters] China's May factory output rises less than expected

[Reuters] China's foreign trade faces severe risks and challenges in 2020: commerce ministry

[Reuters] China May property investment quickens, sales rebound

[Reuters] Brazil's Treasury secretary confirms he plans to resign

[Reuters] U.S. pension fund Calpers aims to juice returns via $80 bln leverage plan - FT

[Reuters] Hedge funds nurse losses on bets against Greek, Italian shares

[CNBC] India shut down its economy to contain the coronavirus. It’s now one of the most affected countries

[Reuters] Indian exports fall by over 36% in May

[Bloomberg] China’s Recovery Continues But Wary Consumers Show Vulnerability

[Bloomberg] China’s Slow Recovery Points to Hard Road Back for Global Economy

[Bloomberg] Traders Gear Up for Hong Kong to Defend Dollar Peg for 7th Day

[Bloomberg] Salmon Shunned in China After Link to Beijing Virus Outbreak

[WSJ] Investors Approaching Retirement Face Painful Decisions

[WSJ] Banks Cut Shale Drillers’ Lifelines as Losses Mount

[FT] Covid relief drives debt close to second world war levels

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow futures drop 300 points as Wall Street set to extend last week’s sharp losses

[Yahoo] Retail sales, Fed Chair Powell goes to Capitol Hill: What to know in the week ahead

[Reuters] Governor shuts streets in Brasilia to stop protesters reaching Congress, Supreme Court

[Reuters] France must seek greater economic independence after virus, says Macron

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOJ to Sit Tight While Assessing Virus Response: Decision Guide

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] EM Review: Risk Rally Stalled Amid Fears of Second Wave of Virus

[Bloomberg] China Official Sees Beijing Risk; Tokyo Cases Rise: Virus Update

[CNN] Pompeo to meet with Chinese officials in Hawaii amid escalating tensions

[WSJ] Frustrated Stock-Market Skeptics Stick With Cautious Bets

[WSJ] The Ticker Symbol We Need Right Now: FOMO

[FT] Developing economies borrow more despite debt relief initiative

[FT] Top US pension fund aims to juice returns via $80bn leverage plan

[FT] Beijing braces for coronavirus second wave as city shuts market

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Millions of Jobs Could Be Permanently Lost in Reallocation Shock

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Traders Grasp Grim Reality of Economy’s Long Recovery Slog

[Yahoo] Stocks of bankrupt companies going bananas despite companies being broke

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Kuwait Stocks Lead Gulf Losses as Banks Face Pressure: Inside EM

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Kudlow says U.S. economy is in ‘recovery stage’; European countries ease travel restrictions

[Reuters] New wave of COVID-19 cases from Beijing market spreads to Liaoning

[Bloomberg] Fed’s Powell to Bring Sober Message to Capitol Hill This Week