Monday, June 29, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Virus fears lead stocks lower after strong quarterly rebound

[Reuters] European shares pick up, dollar gains before quarter-end

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Heads for Biggest Quarterly Gain Since 2016 on Virus Woes

[CNBC] U.S. consumer confidence for June jumps more than expected

[Reuters] Wall Street faces danger signs after best quarter since '98

[AP] Fed’s program for loaning to Main Street off to slow start

[Reuters] China's June factory activity quickens, but exporters struggle amid pandemic

[Reuters] Japan factory output slumps as economy sinks deeper in recession

[Reuters] China passes Hong Kong security law amid global opposition

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Emerging-Market Carry Trades Risk More Losses After Decade of Gains Wiped Out

[AP] Germany takes EU hot seat with big challenges, expectations

[NBC] 'We are getting clobbered': Six months into COVID-19, doctors fear what comes next

[MSN/NYT] ‘Our Luck May Have Run Out’: California’s Case Count Explodes

[NBC] No symptoms, big problems: Scientists still puzzled by asymptomatic coronavirus cases

[LMT] Coronavirus mutation has taken over the world. Scientists are trying to understand why

[Bloomberg] Coronavirus Pandemic Drags Global M&A to Lowest Level Since 2012

[WSJ] Regional Coronavirus Surges Force Changes in Plans Elsewhere in the U.S.

[WSJ] Wave of Corporate Failures Stays at Bay—For Now

[FT] Towering debts are a big threat, even if servicing costs are low

Monday Evening Links

[Reuters] Wall Street ends higher on Boeing bump, stimulus eyed

[Reuters] Los Angeles records 'alarming' surge in COVID-19 cases to more than 100,000

[AP] Arizona shuts bars, theaters, parks amid virus resurgence

[CNBC] CDC says U.S. has ‘way too much virus’ to control pandemic as cases surge across country

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Reopening delays stack up as WHO warns ‘the worst is yet to come’

[Reuters] Factbox: U.S. states reverse course or pause coronavirus reopenings

[KTLA] L.A. County could run out of available hospital beds in weeks amid ‘alarming increases’ in coronavirus cases

[Reuters] Fed's Powell stresses uncertainty, challenges facing U.S. economy

[CNBC] The Fed is buying some of the biggest companies’ bonds, raising questions over why

[Reuters] U.S. still poised for 'V-shaped recovery' despite reopening setbacks: Trump adviser

[Reuters] U.S. begins to pare back Hong Kong's special status

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street gains on hopes of stimulus-powered rebound, Boeing boost

[Reuters] Fed launches primary market corporate credit facility

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Lowe’s gives workers another bonus, Broadway staying closed through rest of 2020

[Reuters] A cash cliff spells trouble for U.S. unemployed, and everyone else

[CNBC] Nearly half the U.S. population is without a job, showing how far the labor recovery has to go

[WSJ] Deals Resume in Sale of Risky Loan Funds