Sunday, August 30, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Equities Fluctuate; Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks set for five months of gains as stimulus fuels highs

[AP] Uncertainty dominates presidential campaign’s final stretch

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Insider Trading Is Rife With No Regulators in Sight

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: U.S. approaches 6 million cases as new infections rise in more states

[Reuters] China lifts yuan midpoint to highest since July 2019

[Reuters] Second U.S. shale boom's legacy: Overpriced deals, unwanted assets

[Reuters] China's slower factory growth eclipsed by robust services in boost to economic recovery

[Reuters] India's economy shrinks record 23.9% y/y in June quarter

[Reuters] Portugal's exports slump 40% in second quarter, stoke record GDP fall

[Reuters] Brazil public sector debt rises to record 86.5% of GDP

[Reuters] India's federal fiscal deficit crosses full year budget target in four months

[Reuters] Scientists see downsides to top COVID-19 vaccines from Russia, China

[Reuters] Climate change bigger economic risk than pandemic, ECB's Schnabel says

[Bloomberg] Chinese Borrowers Face Fresh Tests as Debt Reprieve Nears End

[Bloomberg] Bad Debt Wave Drags China’s Big Banks to Worst Profit Drop

[Bloomberg] India Faces Worst Quarterly GDP Slump Ever After Lockdown

[WSJ] Top Fed Official Says New Framework Provides More Humble Approach to Setting Rates

[WSJ] Individual-Investor Boom Reshapes U.S. Stock Market

[FT] Bond investors cast doubt on Federal Reserve’s inflationary potential

[FT] Pandemic sends real yields on corporate debt into negative territory

[FT] Global equities poised to complete hottest August since 1986

[FT] Health concerns swirl around Europe’s obese and addicted banks

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Futures Push Higher; Yen Pares Friday Gain: Markets Wrap

[CNBC] Dow futures rise 100 points as Wall Street wraps up its best August in more than 30 years 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Shift Is Temporary Boon for Emerging Market Central Banks

[AP] Huge protest on Belarus leader’s birthday demands he resign

[WSJ] Fearing Hong Kong’s Fate, Taiwan Moves to Bolster Its Military Against China

[FT] Japan set for new PM in weeks as Shinzo Abe’s party plans speedy vote

Sunday's News Links

 [Reuters] What's next as Japan PM Abe quits, potential successors

[Reuters] China's big banks brace for lagging COVID-19 risks as bad loans rise

[AP] India records world’s biggest single-day jump in virus cases

[Bloomberg] TikTok Assets Can’t Be Sold Without China’s Approval

[WSJ] A Flexible Fed Means Higher Inflation

[WSJ] Coronavirus Has Left Banks With Lots of Cash and Little to Do With It

[FT] China strikes debt deals with poor nations under G20 scheme