Wednesday, October 7, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Advance on Stimulus Hopes; Dollar Weakens: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Gains Above $40 With Hurricane Delta Threatening Gulf Output

[Reuters] Trump says COVID-19 aid talks have restarted, good chance for deal

[CNBC] Pelosi says there will be no stand-alone aid for airlines without bigger stimulus bill

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trump Touts Progress in Stimulus Talks Days After Spiking Them

[Reuters] U.S. weekly jobless claims inch lower, but remain stubbornly high

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Trump refuses virtual debate plan, more Americans than expected file jobless claims

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Delta Aims for Louisiana Area Slammed by Laura: Hurricane Update

[Reuters] Split on applying new framework, Fed struggles over economic outlook as well

[CNBC] Lloyd Blankfein sees `bubble elements’ in markets thanks to ‘free’ money

[Reuters] U.S. warns China against Taiwan attack, stresses U.S. 'ambiguity'

[Bloomberg] Lenders Get Stuck With Busted Eateries After Bidders Get Scarce

[WSJ] The Fiscal Federal Reserve

[FT] Chance of post-vote spending splurge wakes up sleepy US bond market

[FT] ‘This is a guy who is a thug’: how the US elite became hawks on Xi’s China

Wednesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asia Stocks to Advance Amid Stimulus Optimism: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street ends higher on hope that partial coronavirus stimulus deal may occur 

[Reuters] White House aides downplay coronavirus aid chances; Pelosi blasts Trump, but discusses airline help

[Reuters] U.S. states, cities in waiting game as talks on federal aid halted

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Big Tech Now Has Reason to Fear a Democratic Victory

[CNBC] Stimulus doubts stoke uncertainty for shoppers, retailers just as holiday season begins

[The Hill] Long-term jobless figures rise, underscoring economic pain

[Reuters] Fed has capacity to amp up bond-buying, but no need now, Evans says

[Reuters] Fed's Williams says moderate inflation overshoot acts as 'guard rail'

[Reuters] France, U.S. and Russia to meet on Nagorno-Karabakh amid fears of regional war

[Bloomberg] Fed Officials Vow to Alter Long-Held Practices to Beat Inequity

[WSJ] Trump Calls for Some Covid-19 Relief Measures After Shutting Down Stimulus Talks

[FT] Fed minutes leave room for manoeuvre on interest rate policy 

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street bounces on hopes for piecemeal stimulus deal

[Reuters] Oil falls 3% on U.S. stimulus impasse, stockpile rise

[Reuters] White House aides not optimistic on any kind of U.S. coronavirus stimulus

[Reuters] Failed U.S. stimulus talks could threaten economic recovery

[Reuters] U.S. lawmakers detail Big Tech's market abuses and press for strict reform

[Reuters] Storm-weary U.S. offshore energy firms prep for massive hurricane

[USNWR] China Threatens War Over New Taiwan Independence Proposal: State Media

[Bloomberg] U.S. Explores Restrictions on Ant Group, Tencent Payment Systems

[Bloomberg] Investor Nerves on Show as Shocks Trigger Stock, Bond Swings

[FT] Hopes fade for US stimulus with Washington in stalemate

[FT] Turkish lira plunges amid tensions with Washington