Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise With Weak Data Fueling Aid-Deal Bets: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stimulus hopes boost stocks to record; bitcoin soars

[Reuters] Dollar gets global beating as stimulus, Brexit boost risk appetite

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Bulls Take Heart From the Fed’s Resolve as Dollar Softens

[AP] Close but not yet: Deal near on COVID-19 economic aid bill

[Reuters] U.S. Congress wrangles over details of coronavirus economic aid as deadline approaches

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims increase further

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Housing Starts Rose For a Third-Straight Month in November

[AP] States grapple with next steps on evictions as crisis grows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Sees Light at End of Tunnel and Policy Staying Very Easy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Parliament Sets Sunday Deadline for Deal: Brexit Update

[CNBC] Covid live updates: French President Macron tests positive; snow blasts U.S. Northeast amid vaccine rollout

[AP] Vaccinations reach nursing homes as California faces crisis

[Reuters] Macron tests positive for COVID-19, forcing leaders to self isolate

[Reuters] Tokyo says COVID-19 strain on hospitals severe, raises alert to highest

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Germany to Sell Record Debt of Up to $576 Billion in 2021

[NYT] 10 States Accuse Google of Abusing Monopoly in Online Ads

[NYT] Workers Tap Retirement Savings as a Last Resort

[FT] Powell preserves his dovish credentials at tricky moment for Fed

[FT] US intelligence agencies warn large-scale cyber hack is ongoing