Sunday, August 9, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Shares edge up as positive China industrial data outweighs trade jitters

[MarketWatch] Gold rises as China-U.S. tensions escalate

[Reuters] Oil climbs on positive China data, rising demand

[Reuters] Pelosi, Mnuchin open door to narrower COVID-19 aid through 2020

[Reuters] China's factory deflation slows in July as recovery gains strength

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Bill Gates says U.S. has ‘mind-blowing’ testing problems

[Reuters] U.S. farmers leave fields fallow as COVID-19 wrecks crop prospects

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Turkey Lowers Key Banking Ratio to Slow Credit as Lira Falls

[Reuters] Hong Kong tycoon Jimmy Lai arrested under security law, bearing out 'worst fears'

[Reuters] China sends fighter jets as U.S. health chief visits Taiwan

[Bloomberg] Sharp, Short U.S. Recession Giving Way to Longer-Term Scarring

[WSJ] Millennials Slammed by Second Financial Crisis Fall Even Further Behind

[WSJ] China Imposes Sanctions on 11 Americans Over Hong Kong

[FT] Heightened US-China tensions rein in gains for global stocks

Sunday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian shares on backfoot as focus shifts to U.S. stimulus, China tensions

[CNBC] Stock futures slip after Trump signs orders extending coronavirus relief

[Reuters] Dollar tries to keep rally alive in a short market

[AP] Trump end run around Congress raises questions on his claims

[CNBC] Millions of Americans are worried they won’t be able to make even the minimum payments on their credit cards

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lowest Mortgage Rates Ever Spur Historic Jump in Bond Supply

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S.-China Tensions Halt Rally in Emerging Market Currencies

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Simon Property Weighs Empty Mall Spaces as Amazon Centers: DJ

[Bloomberg] Three Risks Weighing on Emerging Markets All Start With T

[FT] Chinese rating agencies in record boost of local government vehicles

Sunday's News Links

[CNBC] Trump signs measure to provide extra $400 in weekly unemployment benefits

[AP] Trump orders encroach on Congress’ powers, invite challenges

[AP] US reaches 5 million confirmed coronavirus cases

[Reuters] U.S. health chief arrives in Taiwan on trip condemned by China

[Reuters] Oil giants' production cuts come to 1 million bpd as they post massive writedowns

[Reuters] Lebanese call for an uprising after protests rock Beirut

[Bloomberg] Goldman Sees Weaker Lira, Warns on Risks of ‘Discontinuous Move’

[FT] China cleans up in Latin America as US flounders over coronavirus