Monday, August 10, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Reuters] U.S. S&P500 heads for record high as stimulus bets lift world stocks

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Jump Worldwide While Dollar Drops With Gold: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. producer prices beat expectations in July

[Reuters] Facing pandemic squeeze, universities hit bond markets for cheap cash

[Reuters] China's new bank loans fall more than expected but broad credit growth quickens

[Reuters] China auto sales surge in July, log fourth straight month of gains

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Russia plans phase three trials of world’s first approved vaccine, offers little safety data

[Reuters] Pompeo deeply troubled by Hong Kong tycoon arrest

[Reuters] Taiwan tells visiting U.S. official China seeks to turn it into next Hong Kong

[Bloomberg] China’s Credit Growth Slows in July as Stimulus Pared Back

[Bloomberg] U.S. Junk Bond Market Sets Record-Low Coupon in Relentless Rally

[WSJ] Employers Cast Wary Eye on Trump Payroll-Tax Deferral

[WSJ] From Cocoa to Coffee and Sugar, Soft Commodities Stage Simultaneous Rally

[WSJ] Home-Building Stock Index Reaches First Record in 15 Years

[FT] Bolsonaro and the generals: will the military defend Brazil’s democracy?

[FT] EU’s top credit rating can survive €750bn stimulus, say agencies

Monday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures flat in overnight trading after Wall Street notches seventh straight day of gains

[Reuters] Asian stocks set for cautious start amid renewed U.S.-China tensions

[Reuters] U.S. governors question cost of Trump COVID-19 aid plans, urge talks to continue

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Mnuchin says relief deal could come this week; TSA screenings return to March levels

[AP] No federal relief leaves states, cities facing big deficits

[Reuters] Chinese firms that fail U.S. accounting standards to be delisted as of 2022: Mnuchin

[CNBC] Robinhood reports more monthly trades than rivals Charles Schwab, E-Trade combined

[WSJ] Federal Government Sent Workers Nearly $250 Billion in $600-a-Week Jobless Aid

[WSJ] Jimmy Lai’s Arrest Signals New Limits for Hong Kong Dissent

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street mixed with stimulus in focus; Dow hits over five-month high 

[Reuters] Mnuchin sees possible virus aid deal, but no talks set with Congress

[Reuters] Oil climbs on Chinese factory data, U.S. stimulus hopes

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Mnuchin says relief deal could come this week; TSA screenings return to March levels

[Reuters] Global coronavirus cases hit 20 million: Reuters tally

[Reuters] Turkey's Erdogan hopes market interest rates will fall further

[Reuters] Special Report: Lebanon’s power struggle – why a failing state can’t get the lights on

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Student-Loan Order Keeps $1.2 Trillion of Debt on Ice

[Bloomberg] China Hits U.S. Officials With Sanctions, Avoids Top Trump Aides

[WSJ] The No-Win School Reopening: One Superintendent’s Dilemma

[FT] China hawks latch on to Trump’s campaign against Beijing

[FT] Banks face toughest test since financial crisis