Macro Briefing | 22 April 2020

Senate passes coronavirus bill for small business: CNBC
Oxford University’s coronavirus vaccine may start human trials this week: MW
CDC director warns that a 2nd coronavirus could strike next winter: CNN
Federal gov’t response to coronavirus still falls short of what’s needed: Politico
Trump promises to save oil industry after epic price collapse: CNN
Collapse in oil prices is a warning for stocks markets and economies: FT
Dramatic slide in oil prices will hit hard in US oil patch economies: WSJ
US-China tensions rise in disputed waters of South China Sea: NY Times
How many department stores will survive coronavirus shock? ‘Very few’: NY Times
US existing home sales fell sharply in March: CNBC
Are daily death tolls for coronavirus peaking? FT