Sunday, August 23, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rally on Vaccine Hopes; Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dow futures jump 250 points as market looks to extend record-setting rally, Apple shares gain

[Reuters] Global stocks thrive on coronavirus treatment hopes

[Reuters] Dollar falls, riskier currencies gain, ahead of Republican convention

[Reuters] Oil prices steady as 'double trouble' storms bear down on Gulf of Mexico

[Reuters] Global companies raise most funds for the month of August in a decade

[AP] Northern California firefighters dig in ahead of high winds

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Real Danger With $26.5 Trillion of U.S. Debt

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Real Estate Investors Skip Paying Loans While Raising Billions

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Risk May Overshadow Emerging Markets Eyeing Vaccine Hopes

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Investors Predict Record Defaults in Risky End to 2020

[Bloomberg] Inflation Shock Will Hit Bonds Hardest in India, Russia, Mexico

[WSJ] Chinese Home Buyers Paid Huge Deposits but Now Worry They’ll Be Left With Nothing

[WSJ] New Covid-19 Cases in U.S. Fall to Lowest Level in More Than Two Months

[FT] Latin America’s economic recovery stymied by old problems

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures rise slightly in overnight trading as market looks to extend record-setting rally 

[Reuters] Firefighters, military planes, troops arrive in California to fight massive blazes

[Reuters] Global dividend plunge to be worst since financial crisis

[Reuters] France reports post-lockdown daily record of 4,897 new COVID-19 cases

[WSJ] Coronavirus Lifts Government Debt to WWII Levels—Cutting It Won’t Be Easy

[WSJ] The Median S&P Stock Has Never Been More Expensive

[WSJ] New York City Faces Toughest Fiscal Crisis Since the 1970s

Sunday's News Links

[Reuters] Trump says could 'decouple' and not do business with China

[Reuters] California seeks help as wildfires threaten communities

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Day California Went Dark Was a Crisis Years in the Making

[Bloomberg] Bond Traders Clamoring for Answers Bet the Fed Isn’t Done Yet

[Bloomberg] China Investors Brace for Record Defaults in Risky End to 2020

[Bloomberg] South Korea Warns of ‘Massive’ Coronavirus Risk

[Bloomberg] U.S. Under 1,000 Deaths for First Time in 5 Days: Virus Update

[WSJ] Many Companies Planned to Reopen Offices After Labor Day. With Coronavirus Still Around, They’re Rethinking That.

[WSJ] This Market Is a Tech Market. If Bond Yields Rise, Watch Out.

[FT] What steps will central bankers reveal at Jackson Hole summit?