Tuesday, November 17, 2020

Wednesday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stock Rise; Bitcoin Tops $18,000: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Dollar under pressure as vaccine hopes get tested

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] China’s Credit Jitters Deepen a Selloff in Government Bonds

[AP] Pfizer: COVID-19 shot 95% effective, seeking clearance soon

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer says its 95% effective vaccine works across all ages and races

[CNBC] U.S. housing starts beat expectations in October

[CNBC] Mortgage demand from homebuyers surges after election pause

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Year-End Fiscal Cliffs Are Approaching for Millions of Americans

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Shelton Running Out of Time to Get Confirmed to Federal Reserve

[Reuters] China alleges manipulation by Haitong Securities in widening default inquiry

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Tokyo to Raise Virus Alert to Highest as Cases Rise: Nikkei

[Reuters] Tokyo reports record daily virus cases, outbreak locks down Australian state

[Reuters] Israeli warplanes strike Syrian army, Iranian Quds force in Syria, Israeli military says

[Bloomberg] Covid-19 Mutated. Can Vaccines Keep Up?

[WSJ] Falling ‘Real’ Yields Drive Investors to Junk Bonds

[FT] India central bank takes over another ailing regional lender

Tuesday Evening Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Ease Off Record Highs With Virus in Focus: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Wall Street closes lower as shutdown worries loom

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Illinois Clamps Down; N.Y. Hospital Use Surges: Virus Update

[Reuters] McConnell open to $500 billion for coronavirus relief

[Reuters] Trump Fed nominee Shelton blocked in Senate, for now

[Reuters] Fed's Powell signals emergency credit programs should be extended

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Virus Fears Squash Reflation Bets in $20 Trillion Bond Market

[Reuters] 'We're flooded everywhere': storm Iota batters Central America

Tuesday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Ease Off Record Highs With Virus in Focus: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] S&P 500, Dow pull back from record highs as shutdown worries loom

[CNBC] Congress is far from sending more stimulus help as coronavirus cases surge and economic pain looms

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Household Debt Rises To Record as Refinances Surge

[CNN] Americans' mortgage debt soars to a record $10 trillion

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] N.J. Hospital Use Soars; Pennsylvania Travel Rules: Virus Update

[Reuters] U.S. manufacturing output picks up in October

[Reuters] Fed's Powell says economy still needs fiscal, monetary support

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] SEC Pushes Urgent Plan That Could Delist Chinese Companies

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Renaissance, Two Sigma See Losses as Quant Giants Navigate Chaos

[Reuters] Blank-check firms cut IPO sizes in early signs of SPAC slowdown

[WSJ] Judy Shelton’s Fed Candidacy Goes Down to Wire With Close Vote Expected

[WSJ] Moderna and Pfizer Are Reinventing Vaccines, Starting With Covid

[FT] Iran threatens ‘crushing’ response to any US military strike