Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Sink on Despair Over Stimulus, Virus Curbs: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Europe tumbles 2% on COVID curbs and Brexit impasse

[Reuters] Oil slides as new lockdown measures threaten demand recovery

[CNBC] Jobless claims jump, hitting highest level since mid-August

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stimulus Doomed by Diverging Goals of Trump, Pelosi, McConnell

[AP] Europe reels as it sets virus records, slaps on new rules

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: WHO cautions against full lockdowns, Oxford scientists develop 5-minute antigen test

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mortgage Credit for Some Americans Drying Up Amid Supply Deluge

[Reuters] China's factory-gate prices fall at faster pace, consumer prices rise more slowly

[SCMP] What does China's September loan data mean for the economy and the yuan?

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] IMF Joins Powell and Lagarde Urging Governments to Keep Spending

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Markets Without Havens Are Becoming All Too Real

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Banks Brace for ‘Big Bang’ Switch on $80 Trillion Worth of Swaps

[CNBC] ‘Nightmare’ U.S. stock valuations driven by ‘young, dumb’ investors, fund manager says

[Reuters] China says U.S. undermines Taiwan Strait's stability

[Reuters] Value fund manager AJO to wind down business after losses

[Bloomberg] The Treasury Market May Be So Big That the Fed Can’t Step Away

[WSJ] College Enrollment Slid This Fall, With First-Year Populations Down 16%

[WSJ] China’s Households Are Shouldering the Burden of Its Recovery

[FT] Will America tear itself apart? Inside a looming constitutional crisis

[FT] From peak city to ghost town: the urban centres hit hardest by Covid-19

[FT] Raghuram Rajan: ‘Society has to find a new equilibrium’