Thursday, October 1, 2020

Friday's News Links

[CNN] President Donald Trump tweets he and first lady Melania Trump test positive for Covid-19

[CNBC] Dow drops more than 300 points after President Trump tests positive for coronavirus

[Reuters] Oil drops 4% after Trump's positive coronavirus test

[CNBC] U.S. jobs rose by 661,000 in September, vs. 800,000 estimate

[AP] US hiring slows for 3rd month but jobless rate falls to 7.9%

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Trump joins a short list of world leaders to become infected; VP and second lady negative

[Reuters] Trump's positive COVID test throws markets pre-election curveball

[CNN] Trump's positive Covid-19 test throws country into fresh upheaval

[Politico] Trump coronavirus diagnosis leaves lawmakers exposed

[Reuters] How Mike Pence could temporarily assume control if Trump becomes incapacitated

[Reuters] Factbox: Reactions to Donald Trump testing positive for coronavirus

[CNBC] Manhattan apartment sales tumble 46%, leaving 10,000 unsold apartments

[Bloomberg] Trump’s Covid-19 Diagnosis Reshapes Election a Month From Vote

[Bloomberg] Traders Warn of Market Volatility as Trump Tests Positive

[Bloomberg] New York Downgraded as Moody’s Warns of Long Return to Normal

[NYT] New Layoffs Add to Worries Over U.S. Economic Slowdown

[WSJ] After Record U.S. Corporate-Bond Sales, Slowdown Expected

[WSJ] Shale Companies Had Lousy Returns. Their CEOs Got Paid Anyway.

Thursday Evening Links

 [CNBC] Stock futures fall as House passes stimulus bill, but questions remain

[Reuters] Asian markets face mixed open as U.S. stimulus deal remains elusive

[AP] Top White House official tests positive for coronavirus

[Reuters] End of third quarter shows bright spots, holes in U.S. economic recovery

[Reuters] Options investor makes big bets on Nasdaq's popular 'FANG' stocks

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street ends choppy session higher as stimulus hopes ebb and flow

[Reuters] Deal elusive as Pelosi, Mnuchin discuss fresh round of U.S. COVID-19 aid

[Reuters] U.S. oil producers on pace for most bankruptcies since last oil downturn

[Reuters] U.S. blue states build debt stockpiles as virus aid is stymied

[CNBC] San Francisco rents plunge, showing strain from pandemic and wildfires

[Bloomberg] Manhattan Office Space Floods Market in Biggest Jump Since 2008

[Bloomberg] The Yuan Just Had Its Best Quarter in 12 Years

[WSJ] The U.S. Economy Was Laden With Debt Before Covid. That’s Bad News for a Recovery.

[FT] Tett: Investors grapple with bizarre US election cycle

[FT] New York could lose 159,000 restaurant jobs due to pandemic

[FT] IMF calls for urgent action to prevent debt crisis in emerging economies