Thursday, November 5, 2020

Friday's News Links

[AP] Biden ahead in Georgia, Pennsylvania; Trump attacks process

[Reuters] Stocks mixed as balance tilts to Biden in U.S. election

[Reuters] Dollar steadies, but more losses seen on post-election policy outlook

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Gold Set for Biggest Weekly Gain Since July as Biden Closes In

[Reuters] Oil falls as virus cases rise, U.S. vote count continues

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Labor Market Extends Gains as Jobless Rate Falls to 6.9%

[CNBC] There are ‘pretty high’ risks of the U.S. economy backtracking, Moody’s economist warns

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: U.S. cases rise rapidly; New Orleans plans for Covid-safe Mardi Gras

[Reuters] Trump and Biden protesters duel outside vote-counting centers in cliffhanger election

[AP] Presidential election exposes America’s ‘perilous’ divides

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] World’s Negative-Yield Debt Pile Has Just Hit a New Record

[Reuters] India's top general says face-off with China could spark bigger conflict

[WSJ] Trump Lashes Out Over Vote Count as Biden Gains Ground in Key States

[WSJ] Muni Bonds Falter on Prospect of Divided Government in Washington

[FT] ‘Ticking bombs’: threat of mink coronavirus mutation sparks anxiety

Thursday Evening Links

[CNBC] U.S. stock futures fall amid post-election rally

[Reuters] Gold Heads for Biggest Weekly Gain Since July on Stimulus Hopes

[Reuters] Wall Street rallies on bets for divided U.S. Congress, Fed holds steady

[Reuters] Biden inches nearer to victory; Trump launches lawsuits and rages about 'fraud'

[CNBC] Election 2020 live results: Trump sons lash out at GOP as Biden gains ground in Pennsylvania

[AP] Fed signals readiness to do more for economy as virus rages

[Reuters] Fed's Powell: Don't expect any major changes to central bank's bond purchases

[Reuters] Trump, Biden backers protest in battleground states as vote count trickles in

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Alarm Rises With U.S. States Hitting Daily Records: Virus Update

[Reuters] France reports new record daily COVID-19 cases, at more than 58,000

[WSJ] Fed Says Virus Poses Considerable Risks, Maintains Low-Rate Pledges

[FT] Federal Reserve keeps monetary policy steady as Covid cases rise

[FT] US cities brace for protests with election result still unclear

Thursday Afternoon Links

[AP] Biden pushes closer to victory as Trump presses legal moves

[AP] Trump sues in 3 states, laying ground for contesting outcome

[Reuters] Shares jump as Biden edges toward victory, dollar slips

[Reuters] Dollar drops as stocks surge, Fed meeting in focus

[CNBC] Gold rallies to 1-1/2 month peak as dollar wilts on Biden victory bets

[CNBC] Fed holds interest rates steady near zero, says economy is still well below pre-pandemic levels

[CNBC] Election 2020 live results and updates: Judge rejects Trump campaign effort to halt Michigan vote count

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: U.S. tops 100,000 daily new cases for the first time; Maine tightens mask mandate

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Seen at Lockdown Risk While Arizona Surges: Virus Update

[Reuters] In cities across U.S., dueling protests sprout up as vote-counting drags on

[Reuters] Second COVID wave risks being more severe than first: French health minister