Thursday, October 8, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise as Stimulus Talks Weighed: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks surge as hopes grow for U.S. stimulus

[Reuter] Dollar falls as likelihood of a Biden victory grows; yuan gains

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] White House Open to Bigger Stimulus Bill as Mnuchin, Pelosi Talk

[AP] COVID-19 relief pushes U.S. budget deficit to a record $3.1T

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Russia, Ukraine and Poland report record new cases; Trump eyes a return to rallies

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden Poll Lead Dents Case for Costly Election Volatility Trades

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Delta Targets Louisiana With Category 3 Winds: Hurricane Update

[CNBC] Central banks are weighing their own digital currencies – this is what they could look like

[Reuters] China's services sector recovery gathers pace in Sept - Caixin PMI

[WSJ] U.S. Budget Gap Tripled in Fiscal 2020 as Government Battled Pandemic

[WSJ] Covid Is Crushing Small Businesses. That’s Bad News for American Innovation.

[WSJ] Chinese Exports to the U.S. Get a Lifeline From Coronavirus-Related Demand

[FT] Investors say recent bond market sell-off may be just the start

[FT] Renminbi jumps by most in more than 4 years as China returns to work

Thursday Evening Links

[Reuters] Asian markets to inch up as U.S. stimulus talks restart 

[Reuters] Pelosi, Mnuchin search for common ground as U.S. COVID-19 talks resume

[Reuters] Fed's Kaplan rejects adding to QE, eyes eventual taper

[CNN] The US debt is now projected to be larger than the US economy

[Reuters] Japan's household spending falls 6.9% year/year in August

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street ends higher as Trump boosts hopes of stimulus

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Surges With Hurricane Delta Paralyzing U.S. Gulf Output

[Reuters] Trump calls for 'skinny' coronavirus relief bill -spokeswoman

[Reuters] Pelosi seeks airline aid, comprehensive deal as U.S. COVID-19 talks resume

[Reuters] U.S. airline aid up in the air as pandemic relief talks resume

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Rosengren Says Pre-Pandemic Low Rates Worsened Current Downturn

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Wisconsin now center of U.S. outbreak as cases remain stubbornly high nationwide

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] New York and New Jersey, Early Hot Spots, Hit Anew: Virus Update

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Rosengren Says More QE May Lack Punch, Fiscal Power Needed

[CNBC] Red hot home prices have more consumers saying now is a bad time to buy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Site Leaked Gases Uncontrollably for Months, Group Says

[Reuters] Plot to kidnap Michigan governor thwarted; 13 arrested, officials say

[FT] Tett: Bubble warning: even college kids are touting Spacs

[FT] China blurs lines between private and state business