Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed Before Fed; Treasuries Keep Advance: Markets Wrap

[MarketWatch] Gold edges higher ahead of Fed decision

[AP] Fed wrestles with its next moves as virus stalls US economy

[Reuters] Fed faces viral wave, mounting risks to recovery

[Reuters] U.S. small businesses face mass closures without more pandemic aid

[CNBC] Lower weekly mortgage demand hints at a possible pullback by first-time homebuyers

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: California, Florida, Texas report record-high average daily deaths

[Reuters] Global airlines less hopeful on COVID-19 recovery

[Reuters] Fitch lowers credit outlook on Japan to negative on COVID-19 impact

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Even Defaults Won’t Stop Funding Frenzy Started by Central Banks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Popular U.S. Treasury Trade Is Set to Unwind by Most Since 2017

[Japan Times] Japan's daily coronavirus tally tops 1,000 for first time amid nationwide surge

[Reuters] Australia tells U.S. it has no intention of injuring important China ties

[WSJ] U.S. Coronavirus Deaths Near 150,000, as Hospitalizations Rise

[WSJ] Pandemic Puts Pressure on Private Debt as Default Rates Rise

[WSJ] After Reopening, Coronavirus-Hit States Chart Their Own Paths to Close Up Again

[WSJ] Boeing Plans Deeper Job and Production Cuts

[FT] Tett: ETFs are the canary in the bond coal mine

[FT] US Treasuries: the lessons from March’s market meltdown

Tuesday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian stocks under pressure, gold rallies on U.S. stimulus impasse

[Reuters] Wall Street falls as pandemic hurts consumer confidence and earnings; stimulus plan underwhelms

[Reuters] Oil falls as U.S. stimulus package faces tough talks

[CNBC] McConnell says he will not negotiate with Democrats on liability protections in coronavirus bill

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Signs outbreak is brewing in midwest; biggest tech show of the year goes online-only

[Reuters] Rising COVID-19 cases dent U.S. consumer confidence; housing market presses ahead

[Bloomberg] At Center of ‘Erratic’ Market Moves Is a Raging Recovery Debate

[Bloomberg] China’s Covid-19 Rebound Lost Momentum in July as Consumers Wary

[FT] Europe battles to contain surge in Covid-19 cases

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[CNBC] Stocks drop as coronavirus relief debate continues, McDonald’s and 3M fall after earnings

[AP] US consumer confidence tumbles in July as COVID-19 spreads

[Reuters] Fed announces extension in lending facilities until end of the year

[AP] Fed wrestles with its next moves as virus stalls US economy

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Health experts say virus is here to stay; biggest tech show of the year goes online-only

[AP] Spotlight on 4 Big Tech CEOs testifying in competition probe

[Reuters] A trading tool that's transforming the $10 trillion-plus corporate bond market