Sunday, September 20, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Tumble Most Since July; Treasuries Rise: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Treasuries Rally After Jump in Virus Cases Risks Fresh Lockdowns

[CNBC] Deutsche Bank, JPMorgan lead drop in financial shares amid report the banks moved suspicious funds

[Reuters] Oil prices slip on potential Libyan output return, storm supports

[Reuters] Trump to push ahead with Supreme Court nomination amid partisan battle

[CNBC] Trump says he will name Supreme Court nominee Friday or Saturday, list down to 5

[CNBC] More restrictions expected in Europe as coronavirus spreads rapidly and rattles markets

[CNBC] UK heading for 50,000 coronavirus cases per day if no action is taken, government scientists warn

[Reuters] S&P Global warns of new European sovereign-bank "doom loop"

[CNBC] Many are chasing the stock market by day trading in the pandemic. It could end badly

[Reuters] Explainer: Why is Taiwan-China tension rising and what are the risks?

[Reuters] China air force video appears to show simulated attack on U.S. base on Guam

[Bloomberg] Strategists’ Mood Darkens on U.S. Stocks as Headwinds Swirl

[Bloomberg] Global Bank Crackdown Seen as Failing to Curb Suspect Dealings

[Bloomberg] China’s Rejection of Taiwan Buffer Zone Raises Risk of Clash

[WSJ] No Job, Loads of Debt: Covid Upends Middle-Class Family Finances

[WSJ] Bonds Tied to Hotels, Retail Properties Struggle to Recover

[WSJ] Americans Want Homes, but There Have Rarely Been Fewer for Sale

[WSJ] Fresh Surge in U.S. Coronavirus Cases Is Feared as Death Toll Nears 200,000

[WSJ] Coronavirus Pandemic Threatens to Widen Racial Homeownership Gap

[FT] US Treasury market’s brush with disaster must never be repeated

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Futures are flat as Wall Street tries to recover from 3-week losing streak

[AP] California wildfire likely to grow from wind, low humidity

[Reuters] European Central Bank to review bond-buying tool launched in response to pandemic - FT

[Reuters] Oil refiners worldwide struggle with weak demand, inventory glut

[Bloomberg] Banks Moved $2 Trillion, Defying Money Laundering Orders: ICIJ

[WSJ] What It Would Take for Herd Immunity to Stop the Coronavirus Pandemic

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Central Banks Adjust to Fed Three-Year Plan: Week Ahead

[Reuters] If U.S. election winds up in Supreme Court, Ginsburg's death will loom large

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Powell Calling New Rate Road Map ‘Powerful’ Doesn’t Make It So

[Reuters] India's coronavirus infections surge to 5.4 million

[Reuters] Thai protesters challenge monarchy as huge protests escalate

[Reuters] Italy sees GDP down 9% this year, rising more than 5% in 2021 - sources

[Reuters] Taiwan president says drills show China is threat to region

[NYT] How California Became Ground Zero for Climate Disasters

[WSJ] Banks Pile Into Treasurys, Helping to Fund Government Borrowing Spree

[WSJ] Global Trade Returns Faster Than Expected

[FT] US and Middle East: strongmen contemplate post-Trump era

[FT] Expect long-term economic scarring from Covid-19

[FT] Leveraged ETP popularity brings gambling risk, experts warn