Sunday, November 15, 2020

Monday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Rise on Vaccine News; Bonds Decline: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] World stocks head for record high on recovery, vaccine hopes

[Reuters] Moderna trial success gives world more hope in race to end pandemic

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Junk Bond ‘Rally’ Tells a Deceptive Story

[CNN] Thousands of cars form lines to collect food in Texas

[Reuters] China says U.S. should stop unreasonably suppressing Chinese firms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Recovery Strengthens as Consumer Spending Picks Up

[Reuters] China Oct new home prices cools, property investment accelerates

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Crackdowns Everywhere Show Xi Strengthening Party Grip on China

[Reuters] Time is running out for Brexit deal, EU tells Britain

[Reuters] Japan's economy vaults back from COVID-induced recession, but outlook murky

[Reuters] German economy stagnating or shrinking amid second wave of virus: Bundesbank

[Reuters] Researchers find coronavirus was circulating in Italy earlier than thought

[Bloomberg] Social Unrest Is the Inevitable Legacy of the Covid Pandemic

[Bloomberg] New York Manufacturing Expands at Slowest Pace in Three Months

[NYT] Biden’s China Policy? A Balancing Act for a Toxic Relationship

[NYT] Doctors Are Calling It Quits Under Stress of the Pandemic

[WSJ] Bond Upsets Rattle Chinese Credit Market

[FT] Italy’s bond rally forces key measure of risk to lowest since 2018

Sunday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Futures Gain; Asian Shares Set to Rise: Markets Wrap

[AP] The Latest: US cases hit 11M; latest million took 6 days

[Reuters] U.S. COVID-19 cases cross 11 million as pandemic intensifies 

[CNN] Washington state enacts new restrictions, months after it was first in the US to confront Covid-19

[Reuters] Trump asserts he will soon file 'big cases' challenging 2020 election results

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Trump Plans Last-Minute China Crackdown to Trip Up Biden: Axios

[AP] Belgian racing pigeon fetches record price of $1.9 million

[Bloomberg] Evergrande Feels the Squeeze in Key Shadow Financing Market

[WSJ] Covid Is Resurging, and This Time It’s Everywhere

[WSJ] Covid-19 Hits Rural Nursing Homes, Which Are Among Those Least Equipped to Fight It

[FT] US surge in coronavirus cases darkens outlook for economy

Sunday's News Links

[AP] ASEAN, China, other partners sign world’s biggest trade pact

[Politico] An Unprecedented Election—and Its Bitter Aftermath—Seen from Across the Country

[AP] Violent clashes in DC after Trump backers’ election protest

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Asian Borrowers Close In on Record for Dollar Bond Issuance

[Reuters] Germans should brace for 4-5 months of severe COVID-19 measures, minister says

[WSJ] Millions of Unemployed Americans Face Loss of Benefits at Year’s End