Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Global markets: Sentiment sapped by COVID surge, stimulus stalemate

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Drop, Dollar Gains on Election Interference: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Lira Tumbles After Central Bank Defies Rate-Hike Bets

[Reuters] Oil struggles to recover after U.S. gasoline stocks build

[CNBC] U.S. weekly jobless claims total 787,000, vs 875,000 estimate

[CNBC] September existing home sales jump 9.5%, but ‘prices are rising too fast’ as supply remains tight

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Pandemic dents corporate earnings; Target says ‘doubling down on safety’ for holiday season

[Reuters] If you can't fly, you can't buy: Chinese U.S. homebuying sinks

[Reuters] Over half Europe's small firms fear for survival, survey finds

[Reuters] China threatens retaliation over new U.S. arms sales to Taiwan

[Bloomberg] Case Records Set Across Europe; India Vaccine Plan: Virus Update

[WSJ] Bond Insurance Returns to the Muni Market in a Big Way

[WSJ] Electric-Vehicle Startups Are Wall Street’s Hot New Thing. No Revenue? No Problem.

[WSJ] Eurozone Government Borrowing Soars as Countries Seek to Cushion Covid-19’s Blow

[FT] The case against Modern Monetary Theory

Wednesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Drop, Dollar Ticks Higher: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Asian investors prepare for choppy trade as U.S. stimulus talks drag on 

[CNBC] Iran trying to meddle in U.S. election, Russia has obtained American voter info, national security officials say

[Reuters] COVID-19 tightens grip on U.S. Midwest; six states report record daily deaths

[Reuters] U.S. on brink of rampant coronavirus spread, Europe hospitals strained

[Reuters] Fed's Bullard says U.S. can wait on fiscal aid, businesses adapting

[WSJ] Coronavirus Stimulus Vote Could Come After Election Day, Negotiators Say

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street slips in choppy trade as investors focus on stimulus talks

[Reuters] Gold jumps 1% as U.S. relief deal bets grow, dollar retreats

[Reuters] U.S. economic recovery slow and modest, but some sectors struggling: Fed survey

[Reuters] Hedge fund inflows at highest since 2018 in third quarter

[Bloomberg] Pelosi, Mnuchin Near a Deal, With Post-Election Vote Floated

[Bloomberg] Home Loans to Reach $3.2 Trillion in 2020, Most in 17 Years