Thursday, November 19, 2020

Friday's News Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Stocks Mixed; Europe Stocks Rise on Cyclicals: Markets Wrap

[Reuters] Stocks gains curbed by end of Fed stimulus, virus concerns

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mnuchin-Powell Split Shows Rare Discord as Economy Struggles

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] ‘Scary’ Winter of Lockdowns Cools Market Elation Over Vaccines

[Reuters] Gap between vaccine hopes and pandemic reality poses market hazard

[Reuters] California orders nightly COVID-19 curfew on gatherings, non-essential activities

[Reuters] 'Dial back' or 'emergency brake?' New lockdowns and the U.S. economy

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Pfizer, BioNTech to file for emergency authorization; study shows antibodies offer at least 6-month protection

[Reuters] Fannie, Freddie regulator looks to end govt control before Trump's exit: WSJ

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Fastest Emerging-Market Rotation in a Decade Seen Far From Over

[CNBC] A surprise spate of bond defaults by state-owned Chinese firms is spooking investors

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] PBOC Set to Look Through Credit Pain as it Tapers Stimulus

[Reuters] Taiwan says Trump cabinet member to visit, angering China

[Bloomberg] China Deepens Probe on Banks After Busted Bond Deal

[Bloomberg] Next China: Debt Gets Painful Again

[WSJ] Mnuchin Declines to Extend Several Fed Emergency Lending Programs

[WSJ] Fannie, Freddie Overseer Looks to End Federal Control Before Trump Leaves

[WSJ] Job Market Growth Slows Across U.S. as Covid-19 Cases Surge

[WSJ] After Covid, ‘Normal’ Could Be Profoundly Different

[FT] US Treasury refuses to extend some of Fed’s crisis-fighting tools

[FT] The coming commodities surge 

[FT] Market turmoil shows need for more hedge fund scrutiny

Thursday Evening Links

[ABC] Gov. Newsom orders curfew for most California counties amid coronavirus spike

[Reuters] Wall Street closes higher as new stimulus talks ease shutdown worries 

[Reuters] Dollar slips on report that U.S. stimulus talks to resume

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] Mnuchin Seeks Unused Funds From Fed in Clash With Central Bank

[CNBC] Schumer says McConnell agrees to discuss Covid relief, as aides negotiate government funding

[CNBC] Treasury seeks to extend some emergency Fed programs but end others, including Main Street facility

[Reuters] Trump's vaccine team will not brief Biden administration: U.S. senators

[Bloomberg] PBOC Set to Look Through Credit Wobbles as it Tapers Stimulus

[WSJ] Mnuchin Declines to Extend Several Fed Emergency Lending Programs

Thursday Afternoon Links

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] U.S. Stocks Trade Mixed With Tech Leading Gains: Markets Wrap 

[Reuters] U.S. COVID-19 hospitalizations rise by nearly 50% in 2 weeks, ushering in new shutdowns

[CNBC] CDC urges Americans against traveling for Thanksgiving as coronavirus outbreak worsens

[CNBC] Coronavirus live updates: Airline bookings dip ahead of the holidays; HHS piloting rapid test used by the NBA

[Reuters] U.S. labor market losing steam as COVID-19 rages

[Yahoo/Bloomberg] IMF, G-20 Warn Recovery May Be Derailed, Risks Still Very High

[Reuters] Canada sheds 79,500 jobs in October: ADP

[Reuters] As new debt crisis looms, Africa needs more than world is offering

[WSJ] Trump Broadens His Efforts to Overturn Election Outcome