Sunday, November 1, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] S&P 500 Rises After Biggest Weekly Decline Since March

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Rises on Eve of U.S. Election as Risk of Turmoil Looms

[Reuters] Oil drops as lockdowns widen and U.S. election looms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Your Hour-by-Hour Guide to an Election Night Like None Before

[Reuters] Polarized electorate, mail-in ballots could spark post-election legal 'fight of our lives'

[AP] Campaign draws to a close with US facing a crossroads

[Reuters] Virus, political risk, rising as Fed takes stock of post-election landscape

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed’s Powell Faces Challenges Under Biden or Trump Presidency

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: WHO chief enters quarantine after potential exposure; Regeneron’s antibody drug will be in short supply

[CNBC] Wall Street traders are having a tough time positioning for the election

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Speculators’ Bullish U.S. Stock Bets Are Near Two-Year High

[CNBC] China’s manufacturing sector expands for sixth straight month as pandemic fallout fades, private survey shows

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] A Big Trader of Evergrande Bonds Braces for More Wild Swings

[Bloomberg] French Debt Rose Double Euro Average Led by Private Debt

[Bloomberg] China’s Xi Wants to Diversify Supply Chains Amid U.S. Curbs

[Bloomberg] China’s Race for First Covid-19 Vaccine Raises Safety Questions

[NYT] Americans Are Afraid. Not for Themselves, but for the Country.

[WSJ] America’s Economy Faces a Winter Chill

[WSJ] Investors Binge on Convertible Bonds as Issuance Soars

[WSJ] Mortgage IPO Boom Faces Market Turbulence

[WSJ] Covid-19 Burden Falls Heavily on Middle-Aged Men

[FT] Trump warns of fraud as Americans vote early in huge numbers

Sunday Evening Links

[CNBC] Stock futures flat amid England stay-at-home order, U.S. election uncertainty

[Reuters] Dollar holds gains on U.S. election caution, COVID-19 cases

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Drop, Oil Sinks; Dollar Gains: Markets Wrap

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Big Banks Face Bad Debt Woes After Paring Profit Drops

[Reuters] Brexit talks go into another week as EU, UK push to salvage trade deal

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] These Are the Airlines Teetering on the Brink of Covid Ruin

[WSJ] Fed Turns Attention to Asset Purchases After Spelling Out Low-Rate Pledges

Sunday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mideast Stocks Slump on Lower Oil, U.S. Election Risk: Inside EM

[AP] GOP tries to save its Senate majority, with or without Trump

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Faces Biggest Week of 2020 With Election, Fed, Jobs Report

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOE Set to Combat New Lockdown Pain With Fresh Stimulus Boost

[Reuters] Indebted China Evergrande to raise $2.2 billion from Xinjiang Guanghui stake sale

[WSJ] The Only Consensus on Wall Street Is Tuesday’s Elections Will Be Felt for Years to Come

[WSJ] Companies Fret Over Coronavirus Despite Rebound