Wednesday, August 19, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Slide, Bonds Rise After Jobs Data: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Dump TSMC, Samsung in Worst Day in Asia Tech Since March

[Reuters] Oil and stocks fall as markets still rattled by Fed minutes

[Reuters] Most Asian currencies weaken, Thai baht falls most

[CNBC] U.S. weekly jobless claims jump back above 1 million

[Reuters] Fed to cut one-week dollar swap operations with major central banks

[Reuters] China, United States agree to hold trade talks, Chinese commerce ministry says

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Teachers threaten strikes in Detroit and NYC; WHO warns of resurgence in Europe

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Wall Street Rethinks Stock Strategy as Dollar Risks Rise

[AP] Northern California wildfires threatening thousands of homes

[Reuters] China vows all necessary measures to protect its firms following U.S. curbs on Huawei

[Reuters] China's outstanding loans to small businesses up 27.5% year-on-year by end-July

[Reuters] Millions of Chinese investors rushed into July's stock market rally

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold to Gain on Massive Currency Debasement, SkyBridge Says

[Bloomberg] China’s Stock Mania Lures Most New Traders Since 2015

[FT] Central banks scale back dollar lending operation as demand drops

[FT] Today’s ultra-low interest rates are anything but ‘natural’

[FT] US share buybacks almost cut in half by pandemic

[FT] Macro hedge funds enjoy unlikely renaissance

[FT] Why is the ‘anti-vaxxer’ movement growing during a worldwide pandemic?

Wednesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures tick lower after the Fed highlights economic uncertainty

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Fall While Dollar Rallies After Fed Minutes: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Gold tumbles 3% as Fed minutes lift dollar, Treasury yields

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed Minutes Show FOMC Backs Away From Sept Guidance Shift

[Reuters] Several Fed policymakers see more easing ahead to help brace economy

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Universities scramble to respond to outbreak, schools likely years away from ‘normal’

[NYT] Fed Officials Said the Economy Needed More Help From Congress

[FT] Fed advances policy review on ‘very elevated’ uncertainty

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street ends lower after Fed minutes highlight difficult economic recovery

[CNBC] Fed officials expect that coronavirus will ‘weigh heavily’ on the economy, minutes show

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: CDC to monitor sewage systems for virus; schools likely years from return to ‘normal’

[Reuters] Exclusive: Fed's Bullard - Wall Street 'about right' as U.S. muddles through virus risk

[CNBC] California wildfires force more evacuations amid record heat and lightning strikes

[Bloomberg] Fed Minutes Note Consumer Spending Rebound, Business Uncertainty

[WSJ] Fed Resumed Deliberations Over Policy-Setting Revamp

[WSJ] Covid-19 Appeared to Be Under Control in Europe. Now It’s Surging Again

[WSJ] Flooding Again Pounds China’s Three Gorges Dam