Monday, June 15, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks jump on stimulus hopes ahead of retail sales report

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Global Stock Rally Returns on Fresh Stimulus Hopes: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Powell says the Fed doesn’t want to ‘run through the bond market like an elephant’

[AP] US retail sales up a record 17.7% in a partial rebound

[CNBC] Homebuilder sentiment posts biggest monthly surge ever, a sign housing is rebounding from coronavirus

[Reuters] Trump team eyes $1 trillion infrastructure plan to spur economy, Bloomberg News says

[Reuters] Fed bolsters credit market support with latest launch

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Gives Credit Market New Lease of Life Just as Rally Faltered

[AP] Poll: Americans are the unhappiest they’ve been in 50 years

[Reuters] Beijing enacts more curbs to stop spread of coronavirus out of Chinese capital

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China reports 40 new cases as Beijing cluster grows, San Francisco moves further into reopening

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe Is in Danger of Another Sovereign Debt Doom Loop

[Reuters] Chinese military suffers casualties in clash with India - Global Times editor

[CNN] North Korea blows up liaison office in Kaesong used for talks with South

[Reuters] Kremlin concerned about situation on Korean peninsula, calls for restraint

[Reuters] Special Report: Millions of abandoned oil wells are leaking methane, a climate menace

[Bloomberg] U.S., China Plan Big Spending to Bolster Economies: Virus Update

[WSJ] If Inflation Is Coming, the Market Isn’t Ready

[WSJ] ‘Running on Fumes’: Restaurants Trying to Reopen Face Cash Crunch

[FT] US companies near 2019 bond-issuance total with coronavirus binge

[FT] Bank of Japan pledges $1tn in coronavirus loans

[FT] Deferred pension payments spread alarm in $3.9tn muni bond market

Monday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow futures pop 200 points as stocks look to extend gains after Monday’s big comeback

[Reuters] Wall Street closes higher as Fed soothes recovery worries

[Reuters] Fed launches long-awaited Main Street lending program, seeks to reach nonprofits

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Doesn’t Really Need to Buy Corporate Bonds

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: San Francisco moves further into reopening; former FDA chief warns about hot spots

[CNBC] Texas reports record-breaking coronavirus hospitalizations, the sixth new high in a week

[MarketWatch] The rise of mom-and-pop investors in the stock market will ‘end in tears,’ warns billionaire Cooperman

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bridgewater’s Assets Shrank 15% in Virus-Fueled Trading Slump

Monday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomber] Stocks Extend Gains; Crude Oil Rebounds From Lows: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] The Fed says it is going to start buying individual corporate bonds

[Reuters] Fed revises corporate bond purchase program to include an indexing approach

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: U.S. restaurant industry took $120 billion hit; former FDA chief warns about hot spots

[CNBC] Texas reports record-breaking coronavirus hospitalizations, the sixth new high in a week

[Reuters] Germany's debt plans create budget deficit of 7.25% this year: sources

[WSJ] When China’s Aggressive Debt Collectors Come Knocking: ‘You Committed a Sin’