Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Reuters] Global stocks steady after second-wave turmoil

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Higher After GDP, Jobs Data: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Oil Falls to Four-Month Low as Renewed Lockdowns Menace Demand

[Reuters] Dollar extends gains, commodity currencies slump, euro falls ahead of ECB meeting

[CNBC] U.S. GDP booms at 33.1% rate in Q3, better than expected

[Reuters] U.S. corporate spending plans could stumble as risks rise

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ECB Signals December Stimulus Likely Amid European Lockdowns

[CNBC] U.S. weekly jobless claims fall to 751,000, their lowest level since March

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Gottlieb says U.S. cases unlikely to peak before Thanksgiving as nation sets daily case record

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stock Rout Pushes Tech ETFs Toward Worst Outflow Since May 2019

[AP] FBI warns ransomware assault threatens US healthcare system

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China Pledges Quality Growth, Tech Powerhouse in 5-Year Plan

[Reuters] Pompeo says U.S. to find new ways to cooperate with Indonesia over South China Sea

[Reuters] China's Communist party leadership says to promote Taiwan's reunification with mainland: Xinhua

[Bloomberg] Inside Operation Warp Speed’s $18 Billion Sprint for a Vaccine

[Bloomberg] The Biggest IPO in World History Is Stoking an Investor Frenzy

[NYT] Social Security Seemed Like a Future Problem. The Virus Changed That.

[WSJ] Oil Prices Hammered by Lockdown-Driven Demand Fears

[FT] ECB leaves policy unchanged despite darkening economic outlook

[FT] Scientists warn of new coronavirus variant spreading across Europe

Wednesday Evening Links

[CNBC] Dow futures rise 200 points after Wall Street’s worst sell-off in months

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Tumbles in Worst Stock Rout in Four Months: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street sinks 3%, Dow at late July lows as pandemic surges

[Reuters] Treasuries -Yields flat in spite of major stock sell-off

[Reuters] Oil plunges over 5% to four-month low as pandemic surges, U.S. crude output soars

[Reuters] U.S. dollar gains on surge in COVID-19 cases, lockdowns in Europe

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Market Pain May Just Be Getting Started

[AP] Blowout US economic growth in summer is already fading

[AP] Europe and US facing new round of shutdowns amid virus surge

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: French President Emmanuel Macron imposes new nationwide lockdown as coronavirus cases surge

[Reuters] Hospitals in Wisconsin, Texas under strain as COVID-19 cases surge

[CNBC] Dr. Anthony Fauci says U.S. is in a ‘bad position’ as daily coronavirus cases hit record highs

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] New Orleans Braces for Most Powerful Hurricane Since Katrina

[Bloomberg] Dudley: The Fed Is Really Running Out of Firepower

[WSJ] U.S. States Face Biggest Cash Crisis Since the Great Depression

[FT] Germany and France impose fresh curbs to slow Covid-19 spread

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Tumbles in Worst Rout in Almost Two Months: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] VIX Spikes to Highest Since June With Economy Threat Growing

[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow sink to late-Sept lows on virus woes

[Reuters] Oil Sinks With Rising U.S. Oil Stockpiles Adding to Virus Woes

[Reuters] Vote and virus: volatile markets bring reminder of March turmoil

[CNBC] Covid cases, hospitalizations continue to surge as U.S. reaches ‘critical point’ in pandemic

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Merkel Imposes Toughest German Restrictions Since Lockdown

[Reuters] Germany to go into circuit-break lockdown as virus cases surge

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Traders Ditch Defensive Quant ETFs as 2020 Turmoil Drags On

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Zeta Threatens to Hit New Orleans With Powerful Wind, Floods