Tuesday, January 26, 2021

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Slump in Risk-Off Mood; Dollar Rises: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] China money rates hit 21-month high on holiday demand, policy tightening worries

[Reuters] Dollar edges before Fed meeting, euro slips

[Reuters] GameStop stock doubles again with no let-up in amateur interest

[CNBC] AMC shares quadruple as retail investor raid of hedge fund short targets spreads from GameStop

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe’s Most-Shorted Stocks Surge, Led by Evotec, Pearson

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Day-Trader Obsession With Hated Stocks Takes Over Options Market

[Reuters] Fed on hold as officials weigh pandemic against vaccines, fiscal support

[Reuters] U.S. state regulator says GameStop trading could be 'systemically wrong': Barron's

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Short-Squeezed Hedge Funds Are Now Getting Hit on Their Bullish Bets Too

[CNBC] Covid live updates: Covid vaccine production won’t bring global herd immunity until mid-2022, says professor

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lumber Buyers ‘Pay Up or Run Out’ Amid U.S. Homebuilding Surge

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Won’t Exit From Stimulus Prematurely, PBOC’s Yi Says

[Reuters] German government slashes GDP growth forecast as extended lockdown bites

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Europe’s Deepening Gloom Is Captured By a Corner of Bond Market

[CNBC] Robinhood CEO: Becoming an investor is the new American dream, just like home ownership was before

[Bloomberg] Putin Warns of Global Tensions Similar to 1930s in Davos Speech

[WSJ] Fed Likely to Keep Interest Rates Near Zero as Economy Stumbles

[WSJ] New Playbook for Covid-19 Protection Emerges After Year of Study, Missteps

[WSJ] How GameStop’s Reddit- and Options-Fueled Stock Rally Happened

[WSJ] BlackBerry, AMC and Other Reddit YOLO Favorites That Aren’t GameStop

[FT] Wall St split as more companies hit sky-high valuations

[FT] IMF warns on financial stability threat from vaccine shortages