Thursday, June 18, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Reuters] Wall Street Rises on recovery optimism

[Reuters] Running on 'hopium': Explaining the market rally in Wall Street's terms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Quadruple Witching Set to Add Fuel to Month of Stock Turbulence

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: China publishes virus genome data from Beijing outbreak as capital city reports 25 cases

[Reuters] China says one-fifth of Belt and Road projects 'seriously affected' by pandemic

[Reuters] ECB's Lagarde urges quick EU recovery plan as economy in 'dramatic fall'

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] There’s a Flood of Japanese Money Rushing Into Dollar Assets

[CNBC] India-China conflict could be the top geopolitical risk in Asia right now: Eurasia Group

[CNBC] Who is Kim Yo Jong? The North Korean leader’s little sister could be moving to bigger things, analysts say

[Bloomberg] China to Accelerate U.S. Farm Purchases After Hawaii Talks

[Bloomberg] Trump Says ‘Complete Decoupling’ From China Remains an Option

[Bloomberg] China’s $3.5 Trillion Wealth Product Market Shows First Losses

[Bloomberg] UBS Tells Rich Clients to Leave Stock Bubbles to Day Traders

[WSJ] Foreign Businesses Hit Bonanza in U.S. Credit Markets

[FT] US corporate borrowing costs sink to record low

[FT] How the Federal Reserve came to focus on racial justice

[FT] Emerging markets to face ‘judgment day’ as QE goes global

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian stocks set to rise after mixed Wall Street session

[Reuters] IMF says deeper-than-expected contraction in U.S. economy likely in second quarter

[CNBC] Coronavirus antibodies may last only two to three months after infection, study suggests

[Reuters] Deflation risks rise in Japan as core consumer prices fall for second month

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Edge Higher; Treasuries Gain for Second Day: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P 500 closes nominally higher amid COVID-19 spikes, muted data

[Reuters] Dollar up on fears of new pandemic wave, unemployment claims

[Reuters] US stock funds shed $20.3 billion during latest week - Lipper

[AP] Persistently high layoffs suggest a slow US economic rebound

[Reuters] Trump renews threat to cut ties with China

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Congressional Watchdog Asks If Fed Should Stop Bond Buying

[CNBC] California, Arizona, Florida report record spikes in coronavirus cases

[CNN] Florida shows signs as next coronavirus epicenter as cases spike across the country

[Politico] California requires masks statewide in bid to slow coronavirus spread

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: White House task force silent as cases increase, New York considers quarantine on Florida travelers

[CNBC] The flight to the suburbs is real and growing, as coronavirus changes the way people live

[NYT] A Tidal Wave of Bankruptcies Is Coming

[FT] India rethinks strategic ties following border clashes with China