Tuesday, January 5, 2021

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Treasury yields soar, tech stocks crumble on possible Georgia 'blue sweep'

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasury Yields Reach 1%; Nasdaq Tumbles: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar hits lowest since March 2018 on Democrat gains in U.S. senate election

[Reuters] Markets shift to price in chance of Democrat Senate wins

[CNBC] Private payrolls post first drop since April as coronavirus spread hits job growth, ADP says

[CNBC] Mortgage demand from homebuyers pulled back sharply, even as rates ended 2020 near record low

[CNBC] NYSE will delist three big China telecoms, reversing decision once again

[CNBC] Covid live updates: EU approves its second vaccine as strain found in South Africa worries experts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Breaching 1% on Democrat Win May Just Be the Start

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Beijing Sends Stark Message to Biden With Hong Kong Crackdown

[Reuters] Over 50 Hong Kong activists arrested under security law as crackdown intensifies: media

[Reuters] China says it will respond to planned Taiwan, U.S. defense talks

[Reuters] Japan's daily coronavirus cases hit record as state of emergency looms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crispin Odey’s Slump Deepens as Hedge Fund Loses Another 30.5%

[Bloomberg] China Acts to Slow Gains by Strongest Yuan in Almost Three Years

[Bloomberg] Hong Kong Arrests U.S. Citizen, Dozens More Under Security Law

[Bloomberg] Hedge Funds Turning Doubtful on Staying Power of Recovery Trade

[FT] US government bonds sink on Georgia reflation bet

[FT] Hedge fund Winton’s assets plunge $26bn from peak after 2020 rout