Monday, October 19, 2020

Tuesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Pare Gain on Google Antitrust Reports: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street gains as deadline for fresh stimulus looms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slides With OPEC+ Warning of Precarious Market Outlook

[Reuters] Pelosi, Mnuchin push coronavirus relief talks as U.S. Senate votes on limited bill

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. government to file antitrust lawsuit against Google on Tuesday - source

[CNBC] U.S. housing starts total 1.415 million in September, vs 1.457 million expected

[Reuters] Republicans running short on time and money to defend Senate majority

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Covid-19 likely to become ‘endemic;’ Moderna reportedly sees vaccine results in November

[Reuters] Exclusive: BOJ to downgrade growth, inflation forecasts - sources

[Reuters] China's new home prices grow at slowest rate since 2016 on tighter rules

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] EU’s First Social Bonds Smash Records With $275 Billion Orders

[Bloomberg] Stimulus Nears Election Endgame on Pelosi Deadline, Senate Vote

[Bloomberg] In New 60/40 Portfolio, Riskier Hedges Are Displacing U.S. Debt

[Bloomberg] 'Xi Thought' Is Creeping Into Everything From Chinese Sci-Fi to Company Filings

[CNBC] U.S.-China tensions could split the internet — and data will play a key role in how far that goes

[WSJ] Justice Department to File Long-Awaited Antitrust Suit Against Google

[WSJ] Covid-19’s Global Divide: As West Reels, Asia Keeps Virus at Bay

[WSJ] China Is Experiencing a Boom in Share Sales

[WSJ] Europe’s Riskiest Countries Find Debt Markets Wide Open

[FT] Investors bet US recovery will force long-term bond yields higher

[FT] Beijing deploys role in Korean war in fight against the US

[FT] How coronavirus exposed Europe's weaknesses

Monday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures rise as Pelosi, Mnuchin work toward stimulus deal

[Reuters] Wall Street closes lower as stimulus deadline nears without deal

[Reuters] U.S. House Speaker Pelosi, Mnuchin narrow differences on aid bill, Pelosi spokesman says

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Stimulus talks advance ahead of deadline; Midwest leads in new cases per capita

[Reuters] U.S. blacklists Chinese entities, individuals for dealing with Iran

[Reuters] Fed's Bostic says significant portions of U.S. recovery are weak or nonexistent

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] OPEC+ Vows ‘Proactive’ Response to Precarious Oil Market

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cut-Price Deals Show Shale’s Rapid Decline From Debt-Fueled Boom

[Reuters] Bulls are back in the Nasdaq and options are aflutter

[NYT] Oil Industry Turns to Mergers and Acquisitions to Survive

[FT] A distracted US is dangerous for Taiwan

[FT] China risks cementing its structural flaws

Monday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street slips as losses in communication services shares weigh

[Reuters] Benchmark German yield holds near seven-month lows; spreads widen

[Reuters] White House spokeswoman says cautiously optimistic on coronavirus stimulus deal

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Hospitalizations climb in 37 states; Canada extends U.S. travel restrictions

[Reuters] U.S. and Brazil must reduce dependence on China imports: Pompeo

[Reuters] Brazil GDP to shrink 4% this year, economy at 'inflection point': officials