Macro Briefing | 20 March 2020

California is first state to issue statewide stay-at-home order: CNN
Will the federal govt’s $1 trillion stimulus be enough? Politico
Search for coronavirus vaccine has become a global competition: NY Times
The stock market could bottom before the coronavirus epidemic peaks: MW
Some safe-haven assets aren’t as safe as assumed in this crisis: Mstar
Will small businesses survive the coronavirus crisis? NY Times
Trump administration attempting to suppress surging jobless claims data: WSJ
Fed expected to significantly ramp up bond purchases: WSJ
Is the Fed considering a tool known as yield curve control? Reuters
US jobless claims surged last week as coronavirus layoffs spread: CNBC