Monday, December 28, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks, oil lead risk rally on U.S. stimulus hopes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S.  and Global Stocks Ride the Stimulus Wave: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Climbs After House Backs Trump’s Call for $2,000 Checks

[Reuters] Dollar languishes amid pandemic aid optimism, pound meanders

[Reuters] Battle over $2,000 COVID-19 aid checks shifts to U.S. Senate

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Senate GOP Has Stimulus Dilemma as Democrats Side With Trump

[CNBC] U.S. home prices rise at fastest pace in more than 6 years

[NPR] The Spectacular Rise Of SPACs: The Backwards IPO That's Taking Over Wall Street

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bearish Dollar Bets Near Decade High as 2020 Draws to an End

[CNBC] Covid live updates: U.S. could be missing the new Covid variant due to testing constraints

[Yahoo/LA Times] L.A. County issues most dire coronavirus warnings yet: Hospitals in crisis as death toll surges toward 10,000

[Reuters] Analysis: Thumbs up for emerging markets' QE experiment but risks loom

[Bloomberg] Retail’s Boom-and-Bust 2020, in 10 Charts

[WSJ] How the 2020 QE Boom Might Trip Up Central Bankers

[WSJ] Pandemic Reshapes U.S. Employment, Speeding Changes Across Industries

[WSJ] U.S. Home-Price Growth Accelerated in October

[FT] Corporate America experiences ‘K-shaped’ recovery

[FT] China grapples with stagnant inflation as consumers remain cautious

[FT] Global banks scoop up record $125bn fee haul in 2020