Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Wednesday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks pull back as acrimonious U.S. debate stokes caution

[Reuters] Oil extends losses as rising virus cases spur demand worries

[Reuters] Dollar holds line after Trump, Biden clash in first debate

[Reuters] Chaotic U.S. election debate fuel investors' fears of contested result

[Reuters] U.S. private payrolls increase more than expected in September

[CNBC] U.S. second-quarter GDP down 31.4%, vs 31.7% drop expected

[CNBC] Mortgage demand falls nearly 5%, even as interest rates set another record low

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] SNB Interventions Soared to $98 Billion as Virus Roiled Markets

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB to Consider Inflation Overshoot in Echo of Fed Strategy

[Reuters] China's factory activity accelerates at solid pace in September on boost from overseas demand

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Italy Won’t Defuse Time Bomb at Heart of Euro Anytime Soon

[Reuters] Azerbaijan and ethnic Armenian forces fight new clashes, international tension mounts

[WSJ] Fed’s New Strategy Confronts Old Questions on Financial Trade-Offs

[WSJ] How China Is Taking Over International Organizations, One Vote at a Time

[FT] Dealmaking rebound drives busiest summer for M&A on record

Tuesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Presidential debate live updates: Biden and Trump get ready to square off

[CNBC] Stock futures are flat amid positive virus treatment data, debate looms

[Reuters] Asian markets point to mixed open as investors await U.S. presidential debate

[CNBC] Disney to lay off 28,000 employees as coronavirus slams its theme park business

[Reuters] Money market turmoil in March shows past reforms may be insufficient-U.S. Treasury official

[Reuters] WTO backs EU tariffs on $4 billion U.S. goods over Boeing subsidies - sources

[Bloomberg] Gold-Buying by Central Banks Seen Climbing From Near Decade Low