Thursday, December 17, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Steady After S&P Record; Dollar Rebounds: Markets Wrap

[AP] Global stock markets edge up on US stimulus hopes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Near Highest Level Since February With Bumper Rally Pausing

[Reuters] U.S. current account widens sharply in third quarter

[Reuters] U.S. Congress scrambles to agree on COVID-19 relief deal as shutdown deadline looms

[CNBC] Covid live updates: Pence receives vaccine on live TV; J&J enrolls participants for late-stage trials

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Hackers Tied to Russia Hit Nuclear Agency; Microsoft Is Exposed

[Reuters] Microsoft says it found malicious software in its systems

[CNBC] Russian hack against the U.S. government ‘will take years to overcome,’ former national intelligence official says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Blacklists More Than 60 Chinese Firms, Including SMIC

[Reuters] Exclusive-U.S. to blacklist dozens of Chinese firms including SMIC, sources say

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden’s Plans for Recovery Face Corporate America Debt Problem

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Pandemic Is Starting to Hit North American Meat Plants Again

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.K. Warns Brexit Talks ‘Blocked’ as Time to Reach Deal Runs Out

[Reuters] Japan's consumer prices fall at fastest pace in decade, stoke deflation fears

[Bloomberg] Government Faces Risk of Weekend Shutdown, GOP Senator Says

[WSJ] Hack Suggests New Scope, Sophistication for Cyberattacks

[WSJ] How Covid-19 Has Reshaped the Economy’s Balance Sheet