Sunday, August 30, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Fluctuate; Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks set for five months of gains as stimulus fuels highs

[AP] Uncertainty dominates presidential campaign’s final stretch

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Insider Trading Is Rife With No Regulators in Sight

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: U.S. approaches 6 million cases as new infections rise in more states

[Reuters] China lifts yuan midpoint to highest since July 2019

[Reuters] Second U.S. shale boom's legacy: Overpriced deals, unwanted assets

[Reuters] China's slower factory growth eclipsed by robust services in boost to economic recovery

[Reuters] India's economy shrinks record 23.9% y/y in June quarter

[Reuters] Portugal's exports slump 40% in second quarter, stoke record GDP fall

[Reuters] Brazil public sector debt rises to record 86.5% of GDP

[Reuters] India's federal fiscal deficit crosses full year budget target in four months

[Reuters] Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China

[Reuters] Climate change bigger economic risk than pandemic, ECB's Schnabel says

[Bloomberg] Chinese Borrowers Face Fresh Tests as Debt Reprieve Nears End

[Bloomberg] Bad Debt Wave Drags China’s Big Banks to Worst Profit Drop

[Bloomberg] India Faces Worst Quarterly GDP Slump Ever After Lockdown

[WSJ] Top Fed Official Says New Framework Provides More Humble Approach to Setting Rates

[WSJ] Individual-Investor Boom Reshapes U.S. Stock Market

[FT] Bond investors cast doubt on Federal Reserve’s inflationary potential

[FT] Pandemic sends real yields on corporate debt into negative territory

[FT] Global equities poised to complete hottest August since 1986

[FT] Health concerns swirl around Europe’s obese and addicted banks