Sunday, October 25, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Reuters] Stocks dip on surging virus cases, stimulus doubts

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Leads Retreat in Stocks; Dollar Strengthens: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Turkish lira hits new lows on policy, geopolitical concerns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Slumps Below $39 on Surging Virus and Stimulus Stalemate

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: U.S. hits record average daily high of 68,767 new cases

[Reuters] Vaccine hopes rise as Oxford jab prompts immune response among old as well as young adults

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China to Sanction Boeing, Raytheon Over Arms Sales to Taiwan

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Defaults Deliver 99% Losses in New Era of U.S. Bankruptcies

[AP] Chinese leaders focus on tech as they make 5-year plan

[CNBC] China’s top leaders meet this week to plan for the next five years. Here’s what to expect

[Reuters] Emerging markets' dollar debt tops $4 trillion for first time, BIS says

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Risks Abound for Emerging Markets in Final Week Before U.S. Vote

[Reuters] COVID-19 pandemic deals body blow to quant models, study shows

[Reuters] Factbox: Nagorno-Karabakh - old tensions behind renewed fighting

[Bloomberg] Hedge Fund Giants Lose Their Appeal as Havens in Global Turmoil

[WSJ] Pandemic Fatigue Is Real—And It’s Spreading

[WSJ] Corporate Defaults Slow, Lifting Debt Market

[FT] Chinese leadership meets to set policy direction for next 5 years

[FT] Italy and Spain introduce sweeping new pandemic measures

[FT] China’s Covid triumphalism could be premature

[FT] UAE vs Turkey: the regional rivalries pitting MBZ against Erdogan

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow futures fall 150 points after U.S. coronavirus cases surge to record high 

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Futures Slip; Asia Stocks Set for Muted Open: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] U.S. COVID-19 aid bill talks continue, Pelosi says

[AP] Fear and anxiety spike in virus hot spots across US

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Winds Send California Fire Risk Soaring, Forcing Blackouts

[WSJ] Europe Imposes New Covid-19 Restrictions as Second Wave Accelerates

[FT] US state governors grapple with surge in Covid cases

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Saudi Index Drops Most Since May in Final-Hour Slump: Inside EM

[AP] Surging coronavirus colors White House race in closing days

[Reuters] U.S. disease expert Fauci says vaccine verdict due by early December

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] The Big Short in Treasuries Is Showing Some Pre-Election Cracks

[AP] Spain orders nationwide curfew to stem worsening outbreak

[Reuters] Italy orders bars and restaurants to close early as COVID rates surge

[Bloomberg] Time to Reset Expectations for World Economy With Virus Untamed

[FT] The world must prepare for a contested US election