Monday, September 21, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Rise as Tech Gain Tempers Virus Woes: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Sets Weaker Yuan Fix in First Sign Record Rally May Slow

[Reuters] Dollar bounceback pauses, Aussie and Kiwi regain lost ground

[Reuters] Supreme Court vacancy becomes rallying cry in final stretch of U.S. race

[CNBC] Powell pledges the Fed's economic aid 'for as long as it takes'

[AP] UK’s Johnson slams brakes on reopening as COVID cases surge

[Reuters] COVID-19 vaccine verdicts loom as next big market risk

[Reuters] Beijing unlikely to approve ByteDance's TikTok deal with Oracle: Global Times

[Reuters] 'Work from home': Johnson starts shutting down Britain again as COVID-19 spreads

[Reuters] Taiwan president praises 'heroic' pilots who intercepted Chinese jets

[Bloomberg] Credit Nerves on Show as Junk Fund Sees Biggest Exodus in Months

[Bloomberg] China Sets Weaker Yuan Fix in First Sign Record Rally May Slow

[Bloomberg] China’s Xi Swipes at U.S. for Acting Like ‘Boss of the World’

[WSJ] Laid-Off Workers Cut Spending, Hunt for Jobs as Extra Unemployment Benefits Run Out

[FT] Jay Powell says US small businesses may need ‘direct fiscal support’

[FT] Global stocks sink on fears of new Covid lockdowns

Monday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures rise in overnight trading after S&P 500 posts 4-day losing streak 

[Reuters] Fed's Powell says central bank committed to using all tools to help recovery

[Reuters] Trump says aides rejected his request to adjust value of dollar

[ICIJ] From a jumble of secret reports, damning data on big banks and dirty money

[Reuters] China's property developers seek to dodge new rules with shift of debt off balance sheets

[Bloomberg] CBO Sees U.S. Federal Debt Almost Double Economy’s Size in 2050

[Bloomberg] Illinois May Look More Like Junk as Pressure Rises, S&P Says

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street tumbles to seven-week low on virus fears, stimulus fog

[Reuters] Global Markets: Traders shun risk as threat of lock-downs looms

[Reuters] Investors brace for months of big market swings as virus, political worries loom

[Reuters] Trump says he will name Supreme Court replacement for Ginsburg by Saturday

[CNBC] Government debt rose at a 59% pace in Q2 amid effort to halt virus

[Reuters] U.S. debt to hit nearly twice GDP by 2050, CBO says

[Reuters] Government aid, stock market pushed second-quarter U.S. household net worth to pre-pandemic levels, Fed says

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: CDC flips on airborne virus spread; millions in danger of missing stimulus checks

[Reuters] Chinese leaders split over releasing blacklist of U.S. companies - WSJ

[Reuters] Global banks seek to contain damage over $2 trillion of suspicious transfers

[Reuters] Breakingviews - Money-laundering fight starts with transparency

[Bloomberg] Oracle Deal for U.S. TikTok in Doubt After Trump, China Remarks