Wednesday, November 4, 2020

Thursday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tech Rebound Powers Stocks Higher; Treasuries Rise: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar set for biggest three-day drop since March before Fed decision

[Reuters] Gold bounces on dollar retreat as markets weigh prospect of Biden win

[Reuters] Shares and bonds gain as Biden inches toward victory

[AP] Biden pushes closer to victory in race for the White House

[Reuters] Biden gains ground in White House vote count as Trump mounts legal challenges

[Reuters] Amid U.S. election uncertainty, Fed likely to lay low this week

[CNBC] Jobless claims edge lower but are still well above pre-pandemic levels

[Reuters] Factbox: U.S. presidential election moves to the courts

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Daily new cases in the U.S. top 100,000 for the first time

[AP] US sets record for cases amid election battle over virus

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fed to Stay on Sidelines Amid Election Drama: Decision Day Guide

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] BOE Gives Bigger-Than-Expected QE Boost to Slumping Economy

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] European Economy Faces Deeper Scars Amid New Restrictions

[Reuters] Greece orders nationwide lockdown to curb COVID surge

[NYT] Federal Reserve Meets Amid Major Uncertainties

[NYT] As ‘Blue Wave’ Chances Crash, Wall St. Warms to Divided Government

[WSJ] Fed Prepares for Uneventful Meeting After Completing Policy Revamp

[FT] ‘The party is pushing back’: why Beijing reined in Jack Ma and Ant

Wednesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Biden’s Wins in Michigan, Wisconsin Put Him on Brink of Victory

[CNBC] Election 2020 live results: Michigan and Wisconsin called for Biden as Trump begins legal battles

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks, Bonds Rally as Election Bets Retooled: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] 'Lame duck' U.S. Congress to grapple with coronavirus aid, budget bills

[Reuters] Post-election 'twilight zone' puts Americans on edge

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Cities Prepare for Civil Unrest That Election Night Spared Them

[Reuters] Republicans on track to dash Democratic hopes of U.S. Senate majority

[NYPost] US records 100,000 new COVID-19 cases in a day for first time

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Illinois Faces Risk of Junk After Voters Reject Tax

[Yahoo Finance] ‘The markets are being too sanguine’ given the likelihood of a contested election: Niall Ferguson

Wednesday Afternoon Links

[Reuters] Wall Street soars as investors price in gridlock in Washington

[Reuters] Treasuries - U.S. bond yields fall on election uncertainty, stimulus bets scaled back

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Bond Traders Give Up on Stimulus Hopes, Sending Yields Tumbling

[Reuters] Analysis: Wall Street worries tight U.S. election clouds pandemic fight, stimulus

[Reuters] Democrats falling short in bid for control of U.S. Senate

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: U.S. Covid-19 hospitalizations surge at an alarming rate

[Reuters] Trump campaign will immediately seek recount in Wisconsin

[CNBC] Trump sues to stop Michigan ballot count, demanding access to tally sites

[AP] Fed confronts a shaky US economy that likely needs more help

[Bloomberg] Reflation Is First Casualty as Big Fiscal Stimulus Bet Unravels

[FT] A historic US vote provides few certainties